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Making History: Michelle Kang Kim, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic’s First Female Chair of Gastroenterology
The appointment of Michelle Kang Kim, MD, PhD, as Chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is groundbreaking in several ways. Dr. Kim is the first woman to hold that position at Cleveland Clinic, and she is among the fewer than 10% of gastroenterology division chiefs nationally who are female. Dr. Kim is an expert in neuroendocrine tumors. She will begin seeing patients at the Cleveland Clinic in September. Call 216-444-8675 to be placed on a list if you wish to make a future appointment with Dr. Kim. READ MORE
Louisiana NET Program Expands

Dr. Mary Maluccio, Director of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program, is excited to announce that the New Orleans Louisiana Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialists (NOLANETS) program has expanded to East Jefferson General Hospital. In a new partnership with LSU Health and LCMC Health, this program is looking forward to raising the standard of care for all patients with rare cancer diagnoses, including neuroendocrine tumors, in this part of the country.  At East Jefferson General Hospital, the Yenni Cancer Pavilion is a stand-alone cancer center that houses a state-of-the-art radiation oncology department with a 22-chair infusion suite, seven private infusion rooms, and a second floor dedicated to medical oncology and research staff. In addition, the expert multidisciplinary team now extends to include subspecialists in radiation oncology, medical oncology, interventional oncology, surgical oncology, urologic oncology, gynecologic oncology, pathology, palliative care medicine, and clinical social work. CLICK HERE for Dr. Maluccio’s contact information.

Dr. Wasif Saif Named Deputy Director, Orlando Health Cancer Institute, Florida
Dr. Saif is an internationally known clinical and translational researcher in the field of gastrointestinal cancers. He has both clinical and research interests in the treatment of GI cancers (liver, pancreas, biliary, colon, rectum, carcinoid, GIST, stomach, esophagus, anal).  In addition, he specializes in new drug development and phase 1 clinical trials for patients with advanced carcinoid and other GI tumors. CLICK HERE for Dr. Saif’s contact information.

New Appointment for NET Expert Dr. Boris Naraev
Congratulations to Dr. Boris Naraev upon being appointed Medical Oncology Leader – Gastrointestinal, Neuroendocrine, and Rare Cancers Program at the Anderson Family Cancer Institute in Jupiter, Florida. Dr. Naraev previously led the Neuroendocrine Cancer Program at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Phoenix, Arizona. We wish Dr. Naraev all the best in his new practice! CLICK HERE for Dr. Naraev’s contact information.

Pheo Para Centers of Excellence Program

Did you know that the Pheo Para Alliance has a Center of Excellence program designating and sharing clinical centers “where patients receive the best possible pheo para care through a geographically diverse network of clinical centers. In addition to clinical and wellness services, the centers provide professional and lay education in the areas they serve, work with the Pheo Para Alliance in its efforts to continually improve the lives of those affected by the illness, and support clinical research efforts.”? READ MORE about the program and see where the centers are located.

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