Mary S. McCabe, R.N., M.A., is Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Since 2003, she has been responsible for developing and implementing a center-wide program for cancer survivors focused on research, clinical care, professional training and education. She is also a faculty member in the Division of Medical Ethics at the Cornell Weill Medical College and Chair of the MSKCC Ethics Committee. A graduate of Trinity College, Emory University and Catholic University, she was previously the nursing director at the Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University in Washington, DC. and held several positions at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) before joining MSKCC, including Assistant Director of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, Director of The Office of Clinical Research, and Faculty in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institute of Health (NIH). Ms. McCabe serves on many committees, including the Committee on Improving the Quality of Cancer Care at the Institute of Medicine, the Survivorship Steering Committee of the American Cancer Society, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Survivorship Panel, the NCI Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee and is the immediate past chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Survivorship Committee. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, ASCO, and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Ms. McCabe has published many peer-reviewed articles, serves on the editorial boards for Seminars in Oncology Nursing, Oncology, Oncology for Nurses and writes a column on Cancer Survivorship for the ASCO Post. She has received numerous awards, including the American Cancer Society Merit Award, Oncology Nursing Society Leadership Award, NIH Outstanding Performance Award, NIH Director’s Award and the Outstanding Alumnae Award, Emory University.
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