Forward-thinking: Progress, Gaps, and Impact in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship

Event Type:
April 9, 2024
2:00 - 3:00 PM ET

Event Series

OCS Director’s Series

In this NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS) webinar on April 9, 2024, Dr. Lauren Ghazal of the University of Rochester School of Nursing and the Wilmot Cancer Institute shared her experience as both an adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivor and researcher. Dr. John Salsman of the Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center highlighted the efforts to improve AYA outcomes, current gaps in AYA survivorship research, and future prioritizations. 

The intended audience was researchers, advocates, clinicians, and policy makers interested in cancer survivorship.


John M. Salsman, PhD
John M. Salsman, PhD

Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy
Associate Director for Public Health Sciences, Charlotte
Wake Forest University School of Medicine


Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Director of Clinical Research in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center


Lauren Ghazal, PhD, FNP-BC
Lauren Ghazal, PhD, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor
University of Rochester School of Nursing


Associate Member
Wilmot Cancer Institute

Last Updated
April 18, 2024