Michele Gershberg
AACR-June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism - Online/Multimedia Category

Michele Gershberg

Reuters.com

Michele Gershberg, “After a Child’s Dire Diagnosis, Hope and Uncertainty at the Frontiers of Medicine

The story aptly describes the dilemmas that families face in the era of targeted cancer therapies that can prolong and improve life but may have limited evidence to support them. Using her journalistic skills in research and analysis, Gershberg finds a treatment for her son and provides tools and tips for other families making similar decisions.