Dr. Xavier M. Keutgen to Be Featured Guest for CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts

Xavier M. Keutgen, MD, FACS, Director of the University of Chicago Medicine Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, will be the featured guest for CCF’s Facebook Live Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time.  A surgical oncologist, Dr. Keutgen has particular expertise in treating neuroendocrine, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors.

Xavier M. Keutgen, MD, FACS_May 26, 2022

Dr. Keutgen works closely with a multidisciplinary team that specializes in NETs. He is the co-director of the Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Clinical Care Center and a member of the multidisciplinary thyroid cancer team at the University of Chicago. His clinical interests include minimally invasive (small incision) and robotic surgery as well as advanced complex surgical techniques for resection of neuroendocrine tumor liver metastases. Dr. Keutgen also has a particular interest in neuroendocrine tumor laboratory research, including understanding why some tumors behave more aggressively and developing new drug delivery methods.

Dr. Keutgen is the lead investigator on several clinical trials that focus on new diagnostic and therapeutic methods for endocrine and neuroendocrine tumors. His clinical and laboratory research have been published in Clinical Cancer ResearchCancerGastroenterologyAnnals of SurgerySurgeryJACS, Modern PathologyJCEM and Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, among others. Click here for a list of his selected publications.

In 2020 Dr. Keutgen received the NANETS Basic/Translational Science Investigator (BTSI) award for his research, “Deciphering and Potentiating Intrinsic Radiosensitivity of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors” (PanNETs).

For more information about the University of Chicago’s Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, click here: https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/cancer/types-treatments/neuroendocrine-tumors.

CCF’s 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!

To view the program come to CCF’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Carcinoid/, at noon Eastern Time.  There is no need to register and there is no special link.

Viewers are welcome to pose questions during the live program.

The Facebook Live events are hosted by B. Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NETs community.

If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Carcinoid/videos/. You can view all of the 2020-2022 presentations at that link too.

And for anyone not on Facebook, each of the presentations in the series is available on CCF’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/CarcinoidNETs. To receive notifications of all new videos on our YouTube channel, CLICK LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and HIT THE BELL to receive notifications each time a new video is uploaded.

With special thanks to Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.

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