The Vital Role of Survivors in Advancing Cancer Survivorship Research

Event Type:
June 18, 2024
2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

Event Series

OCS Director’s Series

In this June 18, 2024, OCS Director’s Series webinar, NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship Director Dr. Emily Tonorezos moderated a panel of cancer survivors, including Phuong Gallagher, Montessa Lee, Dr. Colin Goodwin, and Dr. Ameish Govindarajan, who discussed their experiences, resources for support, and advocacy. NCI Director Dr. Kimryn Rathmell opened this webinar, held during National Cancer Survivors Month. 

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


Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH
Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH

Office of Cancer Survivorship
National Cancer Institute


Phuong Gallagher
Phuong Gallagher

RATS Program Manager
Fight Colorectal Cancer

Colin Goodwin, PsyD
Colin Goodwin, PsyD

Psychosocial Service Coordinator
Oncology Department
Kaiser Permanente San Jose

Ameish Govindarajan, MD
Ameish Govindarajan, MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Montessa Lee, MS
Montessa Lee, MS

Lung Cancer Foundation of America

Last Updated
June 27, 2024