L.) Pleural Mesothelioma, Raja Flores, MD

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L.) Pleural Mesothelioma, Raja Flores, MD

Raja Flores, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Dr. Raja Flores has been an attending thoracic surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York for approximately nine years using minimally invasive surgical techniques to cure lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and malignant mesothelioma. He started the VATS lobectomy program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has been a world educator on this technique. He also obtained masters in biostatistics and clinical research methods at Columbia University. And has put together several sentinel papers in mesothelioma including the largest single center experience and the largest series comparing Extrapleural Pneumonectomy to Pleurectomy Decortication. He continues to maintain a database of over 1,000 patients with mesothelioma and is currently investigating the use of Biomarkers in the management of malignant mesothelioma.


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