Yankeelov Appointed to Editorial Board

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Professor Thomas Yankeelov has been appointed to a three-year term on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology: Clinical Cancer Informatics.

The journal is the official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. It has been published both electronically and in print since 1983, and strives to publish quality articles dedicated to clinical research for medical professionals from all oncology disciplines and subspecialties including medical, surgical, pediatric, gynecologic, and urologic oncology, therapeutic radiology, and hematology. Readers include physicians, researchers, oncology nurses, and other health care practitioners with a predominant interest in oncology.

Dr. Yankeelov's clinical research is to improve patient care by employing advanced imaging methods for the early identification, assessment, and prediction of tumors' response to therapy. He develops tumor forecasting methods by integrating advanced imaging technologies with patient-specific data and builds predictive, multi-scale biophysical models of tumor growth with the purpose of optimizing therapies for the individual cancer patient.