Prof Ghassan Abou-Alfa Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, USA

Ghassan Abou-Alfa is a board-certified medical oncologist working at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  He treats patients with gastrointestinal cancers. His specialization is in primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma), pancreas, gallbladder, and bile duct tumors. As part of a multidisciplinary group, his colleagues and he offer patients a team approach to treating these cancers. His research focuses on improving the effectiveness of cancer therapy by incorporating small novel biological molecules that target cancer into the treatment of chemotherapy-resistant gastrointestinal malignancies, particularly hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers.