2012 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Richard L. Schilsky

The University of Chicago Department of Medicine


Professor Schilsky is recognized for his clinical and research leadership in the areas of gastrointestinal cancers and cancer pharmacology, coupled with his compassionate care of cancer patients. An internationally recognized expert on gastrointestinal malignancies, he is also a leader in the development and evaluation of new treatments for cancer. He is past Chairman of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, a national cancer clinical trials group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, and a former chair of the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute and of the Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee of FDA. A past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, he was recently named an ASCO fellow.

Professor Schilsky was awarded the 2012 Pinedo Care Cancer Prize at the STO 3rd Annual Meeting, held October 20-21, 2012, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Read his keynote lecture: "Publicly Funded Clinical Trials and the Future of Cancer Care," .

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