Experts Available to Comment on Jobs’ Pancreatic Cancer

Article ID: 581451

Released: 6-Oct-2011 1:35 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of California San Diego Health Sciences

Newswise — Described as a visionary and creative genius, the world has lost an amazing human being, Steve Jobs. Mr. Jobs had been battling pancreatic cancer for seven years and recently stepped down as CEO in August due to his illness. He had a rare form of pancreatic cancer, known as a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor. The following UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center experts are available to speak about this form of pancreatic cancer:

David A. Cheresh, PhD, professor of pathology and associate director for translational research at the Moores Cancer Center

Yip C. Chow, PhD, assistant adjunct professor of medicine, Moores Cancer Center

Paul Fanta, MD, medical oncologist, Moores Cancer Center

Andrew Lowy, MD, director, Division of Surgical Oncology, Moores Cancer Center


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