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Bio

This website was created by Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH.  Dr. Nekhlyudov is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and is a general internist at the Brigham & Women's Hospital. She is Clinical Director, Internal Medicine for Cancer Survivors at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where she offers clinical care for long-term survivors of childhood and adult cancers. Dr. Nekhlyudov has focused her academic career on improving the care of cancer survivors by raising awareness of survivorship in primary care settings and educating primary care and oncology providers about the needs of this growing patient population.  Dr. Nekhlyudov has been at the forefront of the field of cancer survivorship by leading and participating in the development of survivorship care policies and clinical guidelines, educational programs and research. Her publications (including journal articles, book chapters and now two books) as well as her broad-ranging educational programs have promoted awareness among health care providers about the ongoing needs of patients across the cancer care continuum. Throughout her career, Dr. Nekhlyudov has been dedicated to teaching and education of students, residents, fellows and faculty. She has been committed to empowering cancer survivors and caregivers through educational programs.

Dr. Nekhlyudov received her BA degree in Biology from Brandeis University and her MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She trained at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. Dr. Nekhlyudov pursued health services research training through the Harvard Faculty Development Fellowship Program and received a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has been on faculty at Harvard Medical School since 1999.

Website

The resources on this website are meant to enhance primary care providers’ knowledge and skills in caring for cancer survivors.  This website was developed for medical professionals.

The process for selecting the links included a comprehensive review of cancer-related sites and printed materials. Each link was reviewed by a research assistant and by the site creator, then vetted by clinical experts in cancer survivorship. We are happy to receive your ideas, comments and/or suggestions, so please feel free to send us an email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Please be aware that we do read your emails and appreciate your suggestions, but we may not be able to respond and may not include all sites that may be recommended.  

We update the links regularly though it is possible that the source links may change without our knowledge. We emphasize that the content of the resources is not under our control. The information provided is not a substitute for medical advice. The site creator and affiliated institutions do not assume any liability or responsibility for damage or injury (including death) to any person or property arising from any use of or reliance upon any information, ideas, or instructions through use of this website.

Funding

We acknowledge the initial funding obtained for this effort from the National Cancer Institute-funded Cancer Research Network Cancer Communication Research Center.  We receive no current external funding support.