Faculty in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Tulane University are committed to delivering comprehensive cancer care to patients with a wide variety of malignancies. This is most often done in a multidisciplinary setting where our surgeons work had in hand with other specialists to deliver the most up to date treatment for these cancers. This includes collaboration with medical and radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, interventional radiologists and dermatologists among others. Surgeons at Tulane understand that each patient is unique and each cancer is different. Recognizing this, we work to individualize cancer care for each patient while providing the most up do date and evidence based therapies for each type of cancer.
Dr. Emad Kandil talks about removing a cancerous thyroid gland with no visible neck scar. Watch the video here.
At Tulane, our cancer surgeons are trained in the most advanced surgical techniques and offer a number of treatments for primary and metastatic tumors. These include: