ITA Senior Scientist Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD and two PCORT alumni are featured in the WBUR series ‘This Moment in Cancer’. Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH, is Chief, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH is Medical Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.
Both Drs. Chhatwal and Jackson are featured in the story ‘From the War on Cancer to the Moonship: ‘What’s different Now is Everything’’. Dr. Chhatwal discusses the affordability of the new, more effective therapies, and Dr. Jackson addresses some shortcomings of the new targeted drug therapies.
Dr. Jackson is also featured in From The 'Lowest Of Lows' To The 'Highest Of Highs': Navigating A New Reality After A Cancer Turnaround
Dr. Lathan discusses how poverty can impact treatment in ‘‘It’s Not An Even Playing Field’: How Financial Instability Takes A Toll On Cancer Patients‘’.
Dr. Chhatwal is interviewed in ‘As Cancer Drugs' Prices Skyrocket, Experts Worry About Burden On Patients, Health Systems’
The entire series is available at http://www.wbur.org/tag/this-moment-in-cancer