Emily Bergsland, MD, gastrointestinal oncologist at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Francisco, California, was the featured guest for Luncheon with the Experts on March 25, 2021. Dr. Bergsland is Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCSF; Associate Director for Education, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; and holds the Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, UCSF. Her expertise includes treating colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers, with an emphasis on neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and colorectal malignancies.
In her research, Dr. Bergsland focuses on developing and testing new cancer therapies, with an emphasis on NETs. She has also written extensively on the evolution of neuroendocrine tumor treatment. Dr. Bergsland has led numerous clinical studies in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.
At the present time, her efforts are focused on clinical and translational research related to neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Bergsland is currently President of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS).
The Luncheon with the Experts series features physicians and healthcare professionals, support group leaders, patients, and colleagues who are key opinion leaders in the neuroendocrine cancer community worldwide. This weekly series is presented via Facebook Live on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Join us for unique discussions on a wide variety of topics for everyone in the NET community!
With special thanks to TerSera Therapeutics, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
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