Over the years, I have gained extensive experience with academic cancer center External Advisory Boards, including hosting multiple EAB meetings at my own cancer center, chairing the EABs of nine other NCI designated cancer centers, and serving on many others.
Professor of internal medicine-hematology, oncology, and blood & marrow transplantation, Professor of pharmaceutical sciences and experimental therapeutics, CE Block Chair of Cancer Research, Director emeritus, University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center’s John Theurer Cancer Center established a satellite phase I clinical trial program at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, providing patients access to novel drugs or combinations of drugs for those in need of new options.
As compared to conventional, stand-alone clinical trials in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, the biomarker-driven Lung Cancer Master Protocol, or Lung-MAP, has enrolled higher percentages of patients who are older, patients who are from rural or socioeconomically deprived areas, and patients who have Medicaid or no insurance.
Shelton “Shelley” Earp said he will step down as director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center effective June 2024.
NCI has selected Exact Sciences Corp.’s testing laboratory in Phoenix, AZ to participate in the ComboMATCH clinical trials, an NCI-funded precision medicine initiative. As a ComboMATCH-designated lab, Exact Sciences will use its new OncoExTra test to analyze tumor tissue and paired normal blood samples from patient participants and uncover the specific abnormalities in a patient’s tumor that may be most effective to treat.