Dr. Jinsil Seong Wins 2019 Blue Faery Award
Professor Seong is one of a few who pioneered radiotherapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. She has devoted her entire career on radiotherapy of HCC by practicing, educating and pursuing clinical research. With her enthusiasm and devotion overcoming a minority issue not only in specialty (radiation oncology) but also in gender (women), she has served as a president of the Korean Liver Cancer Association. Additionally, she is the president-elect of the Asia Pacific Primary Liver cancer Expert (APPLE) association, which is a world leading liver cancer association.
Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa wins the 2018 Blue Faery Award
Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center specializes in the treatment of liver cancer. Dr. Abou-Alfa serves as the chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Task Force for Hepatobiliary Cancers, the chair of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC) Non-AIDS Defining Malignancies (NADC) Liver/GI Task Force and is the President-Elect for the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology. Dr. Abou-Alfa has lectured worldwide on the subject on liver cancer. He serves as the chair of the medical/scientific boards of Blue Faery and the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, and also serves on the National Medical Advisory Committee of the American Liver Foundation.