Sherise C. Rogers, M.D., MPH, is not a person who shies away from a challenge.
At University of Florida, Rogers is taking on two of the most daunting and persistent problems in the field of oncology: poor pancreatic cancer outcomes and racial disparities in training completion.
“Pancreatic cancer is a disease that, unfortunately, has a very poor prognosis,” Rogers, an assistant professor and gastrointestinal oncologist who joined the university last year, told Healio in an interview for Women in Oncology’s “Women on the Move” series. “We definitely need more treatment options and clinical trials for pancreatic cancer. That is why I am working to design new clinical trials and enroll patients in existing clinical trials to advance the field.”
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