From the Early Days in Oncology to Now

July 8, 2014
James O. Armitage, MD
James O. Armitage, MD

In this interview Dr. Armitage discusses his early career and what led him to specialize in the treatment of lymphoma, and shares his thoughts on the future of cancer treatment.

At the ASCO 2014 Annual Meeting, James O. Armitage, MD, professor in the department of internal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and editor in chief of ONCOLOGY, received the Special Recognition Award to celebrate his accomplishments in the fields of oncology and hematology. In this interview, Dr. Armitage discusses his early career and what led him to specialize in the treatment of lymphoma, and shares his thoughts on the biggest present-day issues in oncology and the future of cancer treatment.