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As new standards of cancer care are being implemented nationwide and our health care system is changing, Triage Cancer hopes to be in the forefront of educating health care providers, and the cancer community in general, so that they can best utilize the valuable tools and resources that are available for their constituencies.

Triage Cancer collaborates with experts in the areas of medicine, mental health, nursing, social work, patient navigation, nutrition, oncofertility, law, employment, education, financial management, insurance, relationships, sexuality and intimacy, pain and palliative care, advocacy, and other areas of cancer survivorship.

The Triage Cancer Scientific Advisory Council provides guidance on substantive areas of cancer survivorship so that we may best serve the cancer community.


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Margaret Liang, MD, MS

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Dr. Margaret Liang, MD, MS is a gynecologic oncologist and health services researcher at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She completed medical school and Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at The Ohio State University. She subsequently graduated from the Cedars-Sinai and UCLA combined Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship in 2017. During that time, she attained a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from UCLA. Her research interest is in developing multi-level interventions to address the financial hardship that cancer patients and their caregivers face during cancer treatment. She was an Assistant Professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham from 2017-2022 where she helped to lead the development of financial navigation services for the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center. She currently serves as a co-investigator for the Emotional Well-Being and Economic Burden U24 Research Network, which aims to stimulate innovative and collaborative research to better understand and address the impact of economic burden of disease on patients’ emotional well-being. 

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