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Fumiko Ladd Chino: Didn’t expect to be weeping at ASCO Advocacy, but —as a AYACSM cancer widow— this hits
Apr 18, 2024, 14:41

Fumiko Ladd Chino: Didn’t expect to be weeping at ASCO Advocacy, but —as a AYACSM cancer widow— this hits

Fumiko Ladd Chino shared on X/Twitter:

It’s all haha with the jokes until you start taking a hard look at how health care routinely fails patients/families. Didn’t expect to be weeping at ASCO Advocacy, but —as a AYACSM cancer widow— this hits.

Hire William E. Flanary for the laughs, hitting you in the feelings comes for free.”

Source: Fumiko Ladd Chino/X

Fumiko Ladd Chino is a cancer researcher and Assistant Attending in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (USA), who specializes in gynecological and breast cancers. She was also a caregiver for her husband Andrew Mark Ladd, PhD who died from cancer in 2007. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including ASCO Excellence in Equity Award (2022), Duke Radiation Oncology Award for Outstanding Clinical Research (2019), Duke University Hospital “Good Catch” Award (2018), Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award (2018), Duke University School of Medicine Dean’s Recognition Award (2014) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Texas Medical Center Volunteer of the Year Award (2009).


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