FORA.tv Speaker - Richard Shapiro

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Biography

Dr. Shapiro's clinical practice is focused on the comprehensive care of patients with malignant melanoma, breast cancer, soft tissue tumors, and tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Dr. Shapiro has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts, and has lectured regionally, internationally, and through the media. Dr. Shapiro has been involved in the Melanoma Vaccine Program at NYU Medical Center, and to date has treated over 700 melanoma patients with immunotherapy. Dr. Shapiro is currently the Director of a Melanoma and Breast Cancer Research Fund at the NYU Clinical Cancer Center. In addition, he is a member of the Melanoma Clinical Trials Review Committee, through which new treatment modalities are presented and critically evaluated before being initiated. He completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at NYU and after his residency, he accepted the Landsberg-Zale Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at NYU.

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The Latest on Skin Cancer Detection and Treatment

04.17.08 | 01:21:48 min | 0 comments