Experts Guide
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Cancer & Radiology Experts

Monica Baskin, Ph.D.

Minority health and health disparities • Culturally relevant behavioral interventions for cancer prevention and control • Obesity prevention and treatment • Coping with sickle cell disease

Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D.

Gynecologic cancers • Individual characteristics of ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancers • Research and early detection surrounding gynecologic oncology

James Bonner, M.D.

Cancer therapy • Radiation • Chemotherapy combinations • Proton therapy • Stereotactic body radiation therapy • Hypofractionated radiotherapy

Erin Buczek, M.D.

Head and neck cancer • Skin cancer • Robotic assisted surgery • Laser microsurgery

William Carroll, M.D.

Head and neck oncology  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH

Minority health • Health disparities • Obesity and cancer

Benjamin Greene, M.D.

Head and neck oncology • Microvascular reconstruction • Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

Head and neck oncology
· Microvascular reconstruction
· Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

A.J. Gunn, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer treatment through minimally invasive techniques • Treatment of uterine fibroids • Blood clot filter retrievals • Interventional radiology treatments for liver dancer • Outpatient medicine using interventional radiology

Warner Huh, M.D.

Diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers • Gynecologic vaccinations • Robotic surgery for gynecologic conditions and cancers • Novel therapeutics for gynecologic cancers • Cervical cancer screening and prevention

John Mason, M.D.

Ocular melanoma • Diabetic retinopathy • Macular surgery

Jeffrey Nix, M.D.

Cancers including prostate, bladder, testicular, kidney, penile, adrenal • MRI in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment • Robotic surgery

Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D.

Urologic cancers including prostate, kidney, adrenal, testis, bladder, ureteral, penile • Robotic surgery • Advanced imaging for urologic cancers • Genomic testing for urologic cancers

Isabel Scarinco, Ph.D.

HPV vaccines • Cancer prevention • Minority health • Health disparities

Erica Stringer-Reasor, M.D.

Breast cancer • Women’s health • Developmental therapeutics • Targeted therapies

Trygve Tollefsbol, Ph.D.

Epigenetics • Cancer origin • Diet and cancer prevention • Gene regulation • Underlying mechanisms of cancer and aging • Novel therapeutic approaches to cancer

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