Director of Medical Content, American Cancer Society
Dr. Gansler provides medical leadership in assuring the accuracy and balance of cancer information developed and distributed by the Society.
Dr. Gansler is also editor of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, where he helps coordinate the editorial board, plan the editorial focus, and develop journal policies. He also directs the Society’s Continuing Medical Education activities and manages medical aspects of the Clinical Trials Matching Service.
He led the development of the Society’s Cancer Information Database, helping make the Society the premier source of cancer information for patients and the public. He edited more than 30 books, including American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology, Cancer Medicine Sixth Edition, and the American Cancer Society Clinical Atlas of Oncology series.
Before coming to the Society in 1997, Dr. Gansler was associate professor and director of the Cytopathology Division in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University, where he currently serves as a clinical associate professor.
Dr. Gansler earned his bachelor’s in zoology from Duke University, his MD from the University of Pittsburgh, his Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University, and his Masters in Public Health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.