Investigator Profile: Dr. Miriam Knoll Discusses Social Media and Cancer Research

Feb 16, 2019 | Cancer Clinical Trials, Patient Clinical Trials, Patient Recruitment, Social Media

Dr. Miriam Knoll is a board-certified radiation oncologist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. She serves as Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside. Dr. Knoll is an Associate Editor of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)’s journal, Advances in Radiation Oncology.

Recently, Forbes published Dr. Knoll’s article on how the use of social media can support and facilitate cancer clinical research. She introduces the well-known challenge that fewer than 5% of cancer patients in the U.S. participate in clinical trials. She suggests that social medial may be a solution to considerably improve low participation rates. Also listen to Dr. Knoll discuss conquering cancer.


Dr. Miriam Knoll