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Oncology Overdrive

Oct 7, 2021

In this episode, Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH, and Andrea Anampa-Guzman, discuss their journeys into oncology and survivorship, how internists and primary care physicians fit into this space, and more.

  • Welcome to today’s episode of Oncology Overdrive :13
  • About Nekhlyudov :32
  • About Anampa-Guzman :57
  • The interview 1:40
  • Larissa … could you share a little bit about your journey into this particular path and realm of medicine? 1:43
  • So then how did you find yourself in the survivorship space? 4:14
  • Andrea, tell me a little bit about you … I’d love to hear about your journey into medicine and how you fell into this type of research and this type of interest so early in your career? 9:43
  • Larissa … what exactly is a general internist’s role when it comes to talking about cancer care? 15:29
  • How do you feel your role has evolved over the years? 19:40
  • Do you feel like as you learned more, the type of care you provide has changed? 21:12
  • Do you feel like people understand you a bit more? 21:50
  • Andrea, what do you see are the biggest differences about how we approach survivorship in America compared with Peru? 23:20
  • When it comes to doing this type of work, do you specialize in one specific type of malignancy? 27:40
  • Anampa-Guzman’s one pearl 36:35
  • Nekhlyudov’s one pearl 37:03
  • How to reach Anampa-Guzman 38:30
  • How to reach Nekhyludov 38:42

Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and is a practicing internist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is also clinical director of internal medicine for cancer survivors at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute where she offers clinical care for long-term survivors of childhood and adult cancers. 

Andrea Anampa-Guzman, is a medical student at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. She is a team member of the clinical problem solvers and a member of the social media committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Medical Women’s Association. 

We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr. Jain at Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. Dr. Nekhlyudov can be reached on Twitter at @DRN_CancerPCP. Anampa-Guzman can be reached on Twitter and Instagram @AndreaAnampaG.   

Disclosures: Anampa-Guzman and Nekhlyudov report no relevant financial disclosures. Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott.