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Learn more about Dr. Knudsen's path to ACS

‚ÄčWatch the latest episode of HEALED to learn about her education, research, and the importance of mentors.

Our CEO Dr. Karen Knudsen, MBA, PhD, was a guest on the Dec. 1 American Cancer Society HEALED Community Gathering. Watch now to learn more about what led her to cancer research and ultimately to the American Cancer Society.

Host of the weekly hour-long show is Pat Croce, a former physical therapist, a cancer survivor, former president and owner of the NBA Philadelphia 76ers, and an author. ACS and Croce partnered in the spring of 2021 to launch the HEALED Community Movement to educate and encourage people to live healthier lives in the present moment. HEALED is short for Health and Energy through Active Living Every Day.

Listeners also will learn how living a healthy life impacted the recovery of Brande Plotnick, who was diagnosed with breast cancer during COVID-19. 

Gatherings are livestreamed on HEAL's Northeast Region YouTube channel and the ACS HEALED Facebook page. You can learn more about HEALED and watch previous gatherings at

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