Aug 23, 2022
Luis Diaz, MD, is the Head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology and holds the Grayer Family Chair at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Diaz is an internationally recognized physician-scientist, accomplished physician, researcher, and leader in the field of clinical oncology. He has pioneered several diagnostic and therapeutic genomic approaches to cancer and has developed the basis for a molecular pap smear, a promising way to detect early-stage ovarian and endometrial cancers based on genetic markers. He is one of the seven distinguished members of the National Cancer Advisory Board at The White House and was recently inducted into the prestigious Giants of Cancer Care.
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