Tilak Shah, M.D., M.H.S.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine (2006)
MHS, Duke University (2012)
Awards and honors
Distinguished Teaching Award, 2016, VCU Department of Internal Medicine
Appleseed Teaching Award, 2010, Duke University School of Medicine
Excellence in Teaching Award, 2002, NC Health Careers Access Program
My research includes: 1) Endoscopic spray cryotherapy for palliation of advanced esophageal cancer, 2) Endoscopic spray cryotherapy to improve efficacy of chemoradiation in locally advanced esophageal cancer, 3) Endoscopy versus surgery for early esophageal cancer - a nationwide survey, 4) Morbidity of endoscopic versus surgical resection for neoplastic colon polyps without invasive adenocarcinoma, 5) Changes in local tumor immune response with esophageal spray cryotherapy.
Disease focus of research
Esophageal cancer, cryotherapy, colon polyps, endoscopic resection, adenoma
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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