ORLANDO, Fla.—Medical oncologist Dr. Jennifer Lycette and nurse Paulina Cockrum are representing Columbia Memorial Hospital at the 2018 ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium. They presenting the results of the first clinical oncology research study done here in Astoria. The study, conducted in 2016/2017, was submitted and accepted for presentation along with about 100 other studies from around the country.
In late 2017 CMH applied for and was awarded with a $50,000 grant to expand the study. This is all part of developing an amazing research program we will develop in collaboration with the Knight Cancer Network right here in Astoria. Our vision is to develop a program that serves as a model nationally for rural cancer care and this is another important step in making that dream a reality.
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