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Karen Knudsen: Kicking off our American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network advocacy event
Jun 26, 2024, 12:21

Karen Knudsen: Kicking off our American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network advocacy event

Karen Knudsen shared on X:

What’s a Philadelphia Phillies phan doing at Fenway Park? Kicking off our American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network advocacy event— featuring American Cancer Society researchers and focused on increasing access to innovations through common sense policies. Thank you to keynote John F. Crowley!.

Karen Knudsen

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Karen E. Knudsen, MBA PhD, is the CEO of both the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). She leads these organizations with a tripartite strategy focused on discovery, advocacy, and patient support, making ACS the largest non-profit funder of cancer research outside the US government. Dr. Knudsen is known for her practice-changing research in prostate cancer, which has contributed to new, effective cancer treatments. She also holds several thought leadership roles, including advisory positions with the National Cancer Institute and the American Society for Clinical Oncology.