Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Improving Detection, Management, and Survivorship With Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH; Waqas Haque, MD, MPH; and Matthew Hadfield, DO

In honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor Fellows Forum members Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, Waqas Haque, MD, MPH, and Matthew Hadfield, DO, sat down to discuss improving early detection, minimizing toxicities of treatment, and optimizing long-term survivorship, particularly for adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors of testicular cancer.

About the Speakers

Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, is a Medical Oncologist and a Hematology-Oncology Fellow at the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida. He has special research interests in health advocacy, public policy, and the development of cancer therapies.

Waqas Haque, MD, MPH, is a third-year Internal Medicine Resident at New York University (NYU) in a Clinical Investigator Track. He recently matched to the University of Chicago for fellowship, which he will be beginning later in 2024. As a Clinical Investigator Track Resident, Dr. Haque has balanced his patient care work with a variety of research projects. During his fellowship training at University of Chicago,he plans to further his work in innovative clinical trial design, value-based care delivery to cancer patients, and clinical investigation.

Matthew Hadfield, DO, is a Hematology/Oncology Fellow at Brown University/Legoretta Cancer Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Prior to fellowship, he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Connecticut in 2021. Dr. Hadfield’s research focuses on melanoma and early-phase clinical trials. To date, he has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and studies, and he has presented his research at multiple national and international meetings. His main areas of interest include early-phase drug development, novel immunotherapeutic combinations to overcome therapeutic resistance, and predictive biomarkers for immunotherapy toxicities.

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