Surgery for Abdominal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Dr. Norton is the Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery. He is an expert on endocrine and upper gastrointestinal cancer. He has published numerous papers on these diseases especially on the surgical management of gastric cancer and pancreatic endocrine tumors.
His laboratory effort is focused on Cancer Associated Fibroblasts (CAF) in pancreas cancer and anti-CAF therapy plus IL-12. He has several ongoing multi-department human clinical protocols for the treatment of pancreatic cancer and hereditary diffuse gastric cancer.
Overall Series Objectives:
- Incorporate into practice intraoperative teaching and feedback to improve operative performance
- Incorporate cutting-edge surgical techniques and patient management strategies
- Incorporate into practice results from recent randomized-controlled trials/studies
- Communicate operative knowledge effectively to peers
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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