Dr. Stephen Smith is a medical oncologist who treats patients with lymphoma. He serves as associate professor at University of Washington. His clinical expertise includes, Non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphomas. Clinical research testing of new drugs for hematologic malignancies is Dr. Smith’s primary interest. In the future, Dr.Smith hopes that research will be find better ways to eradicate lymphomas. “And for those that we can't, we should be able to render them controllable with well-tolerated medicines over a person's normal lifespan,” he said.