NCCS Presents the Inaugural Ellen Stovall Award to Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FACP (Video)
At the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship’s (NCCS) 30th Anniversary Reception on October 13, 2016, NCCS presented the inaugural Ellen Stovall Award for Leadership in Patient-Centered Care. The award was created to honor former NCCS CEO Ellen Stovall, who led the organization for more than twenty years and passed away in January 2016 from complications related to her cancer treatments.The award recipient was Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FACP, past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and who worked closely with Ellen Stovall for many years. Together they helped initiate the ASCO Quality Symposium, which has become the leading cancer quality meeting in the world.
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