Medical Expert - Perry Shen, MD

Area of Expertise: Cancer - Colorectal
Area of Expertise: Cancer - General
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Perry Shen, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery - General

Shen is one of the few surgeons in the country who is using heated chemotherapy to treat advanced abdominal cancers. He is also performing minimally-invasive robotic surgery to remove pancreatic and liver tumors. He has also opened a clinical trial evaluating a novel pancreatic vaccine for patients who have undergone surgery to remove their pancreatic cancer. For patients with locally advanced liver cancer, he has opened a clinical trial combining chemotherapy administered through a catheter into the liver arteries combined with an oral agent shown to improve survival in patients with metastatic liver cancer.

Keywords

cancer treatments, heated chemotherapy, abdominal cancers, hepatic pump, chemotherapy, liver tumors, microwave ablation, breast cancer, melanoma

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