Oncology professionals specializes in treating people who have cancer. Healthline’s Medical Network is composed of a diverse group of Oncology professionals that bring experience from a variety of specialty areas. The collective experience from our Network can be seen in the medical review of our articles, advisory insights provided on research initiatives, and via the proactive surveillance of the evidence landscape, which ensures that our medical content is at the forefront of healthcare.
Krystal Cascetta, MD
Dr. Krystal Cascetta is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in Hematology and Medical Oncology. She is a practicing physician at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, she specializes in breast cancer and clinical quality. Dr. Cascetta received her MD from Albany Medical College at Albany, New York. She completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Additionally, she completed a Clinical Quality fellowship with the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and the United Hospital Fund (UHF).
Amy Tiersten, MD
Dr. Amy Tiersten is a board certified medical oncologist specializing in breast and gynecologic cancers. She is Professor of Medicine and the Clinical Director of Breast Medical Oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC.
Teresa Hagan Thomas PHD, BA, RN
Dr. Teresa Hagan Thomas is a nurse and scientist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Thomas holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology and international peace studies from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of nursing science and a PhD in nursing research from the University of Pittsburgh. She also held a postdoctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Thomas has an active, funded program of research focusing on promoting patient self-advocacy among individuals with cancer, including testing patient interventions to promote self-advocacy, patient-centered care, and quality of life.
Faith Selchick, DNP, AOCNP
Dr. Faith Selchick is a board-certified adult-oncology nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner specializing in oncology. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Connecticut, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duke University. She also has an undergraduate degree in psychology. Currently, she’s based in New York, practicing as an oncology nurse practitioner. In addition to her clinical work, she writes continuing education content and modules for nurses and advanced practice registered nurses.