Melissa M. Hudson, MD
AACR- Joseph H. Burchenal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research

Melissa M. Hudson, MD

Member, St. Jude Faculty
Director, Cancer Survivorship Division
Co-leader, Cancer Control and Survivorship Program
The Charles E. Williams Endowed Chair of Oncology-Cancer Survivorship
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

For unrivaled clinical research involving hematological malignancies affecting children, adolescents, and young adults that have led to the establishment of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study aimed at cataloguing comprehensive clinical data from over 6,000 five-year survivors of pediatric cancer that continue to be translated into practice-changing guidelines for pediatric cancer survivors.

The AACR and Bristol-Myers Squibb established this award in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements in clinical cancer research. The award honors Dr. Joseph H. Burchenal, honorary member and past president of the AACR, and a major figure in clinical cancer research. To learn more, please visit the press release.

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