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David Freyer, DO MS

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Dr. Freyer is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC) and Director of the Survivorship and Supportive Care Program in the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). He is also Director of the LIFE Cancer Survivorship & Transition Service at CHLA and of the LIFE Clinic for Adult Cancer Survivors at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center (NCCC).

Dr. Freyer oversees clinical cancer survivorship and supportive care services and research, including hematology/oncology-related behavioral health, neuropsychology, and health education. Dr. Freyer’s clinical and research activities are focused principally on cancer survivorship and cancer control, including the recognition, management, and prevention of short-and long-term morbidity of treatment, as well as health care transition for young adult survivors of childhood cancer, adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology, palliative care, and decision-making at the end of life.

Dr. Freyer is member of the Cancer Control Research Program at the USC member of the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program at CHLA. He is also Chair of the COG AYA Oncology Discipline Committee and on the Cancer Control & Supportive Care and Survivorship & Outcomes Steering Committees

Dr. Freyer earned his medical degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He completed a pediatrics residency at Rush University Medical Center and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center/CS Mott Children’s Hospital. He also earned an MS in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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