Our Physicians & Nurses: At Work

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At Work: Medical Oncologist Ghassan Abou-Alfa

Born into a family of physicians in Lebanon, medical oncologist Ghassan Abou-Alfa specializes in treating patients who have primary liver cancer – one of the top five most common cancers worldwide. He also investigates new targeted therapies in clinical studies and advocates for greater awareness of the disease’s global impact.

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At Work: Neurologist Kathleen Foley

The lifework of neurologist Kathleen Foley has involved assessing, treating, and developing policies for the pain management and palliative care of people with cancer. As the former Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Pain and Palliative Care Service, she remains optimistic that researchers and the public will put as much emphasis on caring for patients as they do on curing disease.

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