Research Symposium

Research Symposium

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cancer Survivorship Program hosts a biannual Survivorship Research Symposium to highlight studies that examine issues affecting cancer survivors.

Each symposium clinicians and researchers throughout Memorial Sloan Kettering gather to present recent findings and discuss future research possibilities.


Danielle Baum, BSDanielle Baum, BS
Presenter: Danielle Baum, BS

Presentation Title: The Implementation and Initial Evaluation of a Physician Communications Skills Training Module to Enhance Transition to Survivorship in Lymphoma

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Anthony Delacruz, NPAnthony Delacruz, NP
Presenter: Anthony Delacruz, NP

Presentation Title: Management of Men Post Radical Prostatectomy (RP) that Develop a Detectable Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) While Enrolled in a Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program

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Chaya Moskowitz, PhDChaya Moskowitz, PhD
Presenter: Chaya Moskowitz, PhD

Presentation Title: New Insights into the Risk of Breast Cancer in Childhood Cancer Survivors Treated with Chest Radiation: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) and the Women’s Environmental Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology (WE CARE) Study

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Sabrina Jennings, MASabrina Jennings, MA
Presenter: Sabrina Jennings, MA

Presentation Title: Psychological Correlates of Sexual Dysfunction in Female Rectal and Anal Cancer Survivors: Analysis of Baseline Intervention Data

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Carolyn Eberle, MPHCarolyn Eberle, MPH
Presenter: Carolyn Eberle, MPH

Presentation Title: Work Status and Financial Stability during Treatment for Early Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study of an Ethnically Diverse Sample

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Presenter: Feiran Lou, MD, Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Presentation Title: The Use of Routine CT Surveillance in the Follow-up Care of Early Stage Lung Cancer Survivors

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Rebecca Guest, MD, MPH, Assistant Attending, Employee Health & Wellness ServicesRebecca Guest, MD, MPH, Assistant Attending, Employee Health & Wellness Services
Presenter: Rebecca Guest, MD, MPH, Assistant Attending, Employee Health & Wellness Services

Presentation Title: Improving Care for Our Own Employees: A Needs Assessment for Workplace Programs to Assist Cancer Survivors

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Alison Price, MD, Intern, Department of SurgeryAlison Price, MD, Intern, Department of Surgery
Presenter: Alison Price, MD, Intern, Department of Surgery

Presentation Title: Chest and Upper Body Morbidity Following Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

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Dennis Graham, NPRN, NP, DNSc., Nurse Practitioner Clinical Program Director, Department of NursingDennis Graham, NPRN, NP, DNSc., Nurse Practitioner Clinical Program Director, Department of Nursing
Presenter: Dennis Graham, NPRN, NP, DNSc., Nurse Practitioner Clinical Program Director, Department of Nursing

Presentation Title: Quality of Life After Gastrectomy for Adenocarcinoma: A Prospective Cohort Study

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Shyam Rao, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Department of Radiation OncologyShyam Rao, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Department of Radiation Oncology
Presenter: Shyam Rao, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Department of Radiation Oncology

Presentation Title: Subjective Hearing Loss (SHL) after Chemoradiation for Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients

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Presenter: Tim Ahles, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Presentation Title: Genetics of Cognitive Decline Post Cancer Chemotherapy: DNA Repair Genes

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Presenter: Jennifer S. Ford, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Presentation Title: Psychosexual Functioning Among Women in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

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Presenter: Matthew J. Matasar, MD, Hematology Service, Lymphoma Service, Department of Medicine

Presentation Title: Cause-Specific Mortality and Late Morbidity in Adult Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Presenter: Mary Schoen, MSN, MPH, ANP, RN, Nurse Practitioner

Presentation Title: Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors of Prostate Cancer Survivors Post Prostatectomy

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Presenter: Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH, General Internal Medicine Service, Department of Medicine

Presentation Title: Correlates of Insulin Resistance Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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