Advisory Panel

Cancer.Net's advisory panelists review content as part of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board. View the list below of medical, surgical, radiation, and pediatric oncologists, physician assistants, oncology nurses, social workers, and patient advocates that make up this advisory panel.

Cancer.Net Breast Cancer Advisory Panelists

Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS
New York University Medical Center

Gary Freedman, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Julie Gralow, MD
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Generosa (Jenny) Grana, MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine

Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Erica Kuhn, MPH
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Daniel Rutz
National Center for Infectious Disease

Mary Lou Smith
Research Advocacy Network


Cancer.Net Central Nervous System Tumors Advisory Panelists

Terri Armstrong, DSN, APRN, BC
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Anthony Asher, MD, FACS
Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates

Mary Lovely, PhD, RN, CNRN
University of California San Francisco

Ian McCutcheon, MD, FRCS(C)
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Christina Tsien, MD
University of Michigan

 

Cancer.Net Gastrointestinal Cancer Advisory Panelists

Carolyn Aldigé
Prevent Cancer Foundation

Paula Kim
Translating Research Across Communities (TRAC) Network

Norman Scherzer
The Life Raft Group

Alberto F. Sobrero, MD
Ospedale S. Martino, Italy

 

Cancer.Net Genitourinary Cancer Advisory Panelists

Douglas Bank
Testicular Cancer Resource Center

Thomas E. Hutson, DO, PharmD, FACP
Texas Oncology

David Y. Josephson, MD
Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Seth Lerner, MD, FACS
Baylor College of Medicine

Carol Marcusen, MSW, LCSW, BCD
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

David I. Quinn, MD, PhD, FRACP
University of Southern California

Andrew Stephenson, MD, FRCSC
Cleveland Clinic

Todd Pickard, MMSc, PA-C
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Howard Sandler, MD
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

Virgil H. Simons, MPA
The Prostate Net

 

Cancer.Net Gynecologic Cancer Advisory Panelists

Ronald D. Alvarez, MD
University of Albama Birmingham

Deborah K. Armstrong, MD
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Robert Coleman, MD
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

John Curtin, MD, MBA
New York University School of Medicine

Gini F. Fleming, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center

Michael Friedlander, MD, PhD
Prince of Wales Cancer Centre

Kunle Odunsi, MD
Rosewell Park Cancer Institute

Ursula Matulonis, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Russell J. Schilder, MD
Thomas Jefferson University

Cara Tenebaum
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

 

Cancer.Net Head and Neck Cancer Advisory Panelists

Robert Gagel, MD
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Jan Lewin, PhD
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Constantine Stratakis, MD, DMedSci
National Institutes of Health

 

Cancer.Net Leukemia Advisory Panelists

Richard Boyajian, NP
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Joan Goldberg, MD
Harvard Vanguard

Heather Hylton, M.S., PA-C
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Richard A. Larson, MD
University of Chicago

Martin S. Tallman, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Elizabeth Kitlas, LMSW
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

 

Cancer.Net Lung Cancer Advisory Panelists

Richard Battafarano, MD
University of Maryland Medical Center

Win Boerckel, CSW, MSW, MBA
Cancer Care, Inc.

Julie Brahmer, MD
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Walter J. Curran, MD
Emory University

Barbara Freundlich

Jorge Gomez, MD
University of Miami

James Huang, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Gregory Riely, MD            
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Howard Jack West, MD
Swedish Cancer Institute

Therese Zumdahl, PA-C
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Cancer.Net Lymphoma Advisory Panelists

James Cook, MD, PhD
The Cleveland Clinic

Edward A. Faber, DO, MS     
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Richard Hoppe, MD
Stanford University

Sandra Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C
Arizona Cancer Center

Brian Link, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Patti Schaindlin, RN, MA, AOCN
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Cancer.Net Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advisory Panelists

Charles Balch, MD         
UT Southwestern Cancer Center

Christopher Barker, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Jeffrey Gershenwald, MD, FACS
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Mario E. Lacouture, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Randy Lomax, MA, MFT
Melanoma Research Foundation

Georgina Long, PhD, BSc, FRACP, MBB
Melanoma Institute Australia

 

Cancer.Net Myeloma Advisory Panelists

Kenneth C. Anderson, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kathy Giusti
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

David Grilli

Susie Novis
International Myeloma Foundation

Seema Singhal, MD
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Pediatric Cancer Advisory Panel

Richard Aplenc, MD, MSCE
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Susan Weiner, PhD
The Children's Cause, Inc.

 

Cancer.Net Psychosocial Oncology Advisory Panelists

Celia Engel Bandman
Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center

William Breitbart, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ira Byock, MD                                                   
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Barrie Cassileth, PhD          
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

David Cella, PhD      
Northwestern University

Chris Elias Costa, MD 
Hospital de Niños “Ricardo Gutiérrez”

Nancy Davenport-Ennis
National Patient Advocate Foundation

Mitch Golant, PhD
The Wellness Community

Donna Greenberg, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jimmie Holland, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Paul Jacobsen, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center

Marjorie Kagawa Singer, PhD, MA, MN, RN
UCLA School of Public Health and Asian American Studies

Jennifer W. Mack, MD, MPH
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kristen Mahoney Shannon, MS, CGC
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Timothy Moynihan, MD
Mayo Clinic

Steven Passik, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

William F. Pirl, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Paula K. Rauch, MD       
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrew Roth, MD                
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Janice Starkman Goldfein, ACSW, BCD

Thomas Strouse, MD
UCLA Medical Center

Kim Thiboldeaux
The Wellness Community

Robert Twillman, PhD
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Deane Wolcott, MD
Salick Health Care

 

Cancer.Net Sarcoma Advisory Panelists

Jean-Yves Blay, MD, PhD
Centre Léon Bérard Cancer Center

Thomas DeLaney, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Judith Manola, MS
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Peter Pisters, MD, FACS
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brian P. Rubin, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

Brian Samuels, MD
Kootenai Cancer Center

 

Additional Panelists

Edward Agura, MD
Baylor University Medical Center

Higinia Cardenes, MD
Indiana University Medical Center

Kelly Cooke, DO
Central TX Veterans Healthcare

Stephen Edge, MD
University of Buffalo

Douglas Evans, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin

M. Elizabeth H. Hammond, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine

Harold Harvey, MD
Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Kate Murphy
C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition

Lisa Newman, MD
University of Michigan Breast Cancer Center

Anthony F. Provenzano, MD
Lawrence Hospital Center

Elizabeth M. Wilson
American Brain Tumor Association