Journey from Oncologist to Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate - Burton Needles

(Length of Discussion: 12 min)

Medical oncologist, bladder cancer survivor, and author of Journey from Oncologist to Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate in the Era of Precision Medicine, Burt Needles who was diagnosed with a rare form of bladder cancer, plasmacytoid variant in 2013, talks with Alicia Morgans about his unique perspective as a medical oncologist and clinician to a cancer survivor and patient advocate. 

Biographies:
Burton M. Needles, MD, Medical Oncologist, Emeritus Staff, Mercy Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH

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Journey from Oncologist to Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate in the Era of Precision Medicine