Posts Tagged ‘Dr. David Sugarbaker’

Renowned mesothelioma surgeon dead at 65

31 Aug 2018 by under News

 Renowned mesothelioma surgeon dead at 65World renowned thoracic surgeon and researcher has died. He was 65.

Dr. Sugarbaker spent nearly 30 years advancing the treatment of pleural mesothelioma, and is recognized for developing surgical techniques that lowered the death rate from the removal of lung and esophageal tumors. He was perhaps the world’s leading specialist on mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, abdomen and heart and is caused by asbestos exposure. (more…)