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Kamran Idrees Archives

Surgeons target pancreatic cancer with electrons using new technology

Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt surgeons recently treated a pancreatic cancer patient using IntraOp Mobetron IORT with electrons — the first surgery performed in Tennessee with this new technology utilizing intraoperative radiotherapy in the operating room.

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Study tests drug to illuminate cancer during surgery

Sep. 8, 2022—A Vanderbilt study is testing drugs that provide a targeted fluorescent dye that clings to and illuminates cancer.

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Hot chemotherapy surgery helps save patient’s leg

Mar. 28, 2019—Tom Deweese can keep up with his grandchildren because of a highly specialized surgery using hot chemotherapy that saved his leg.

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Idrees receives award for cancer outcomes research

Jul. 7, 2016—Kamran Idrees, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Surgery, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Society of Surgical Oncology Foundation (SSO).

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