Dr. Brandon Hayes-Lattin serves as the Senior Medical Advisor for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Oregon Health and Science University, and the Director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Program. His clinical background is in the management of hematologic malignancies and the use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. However, as a young adult cancer survivor himself, and a physician caring for many young adults with hematologic malignancies, Dr. Hayes-Lattin has taken a leadership role in the development of the discipline of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. He served as the inaugural medical co-chair of the Lance Armstrong Foundation’s LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance, a coalition of over 150 member organizations leading efforts to research and serve AYA cancer patients. Working in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance established the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Progress Review Group, publishing recommendations and strategic plans for the advancement of AYA Oncology. Dr. Hayes-Lattin also serves on the Expert Advisory Panel to the AYA Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group, the Federal Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women, and advises many advocacy groups on the medical needs of AYA cancer patients.