Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
University of Rome
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Internal Medicine
Lahey Clinic Medical Center - Gastroenterology
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (Tufts University) - Gastroenterology
Bile duct cancer
Nutrition for cancer patients
Chemo prevention of cancers
Role of nutrients in cancer
Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
Radiographic staging practices of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer vary according to medical specialty. Ma K, Nayak S, Li H, Evans K, Francescatti A, Brand MI, Orkin B, Hill M, Cameron J, Mobarhan S, Favuzza J, Melson J Gastrointest. Endosc. 2015 Sep 82(3):497-502. Patient Non-adherence and Cancellations Are Higher for Screening Colonoscopy Compared with Surveillance Colonoscopy. Greenspan M, Chehl N, Shawron K, Barnes L, Li H, Avery E, Sims S, Losurdo J, Mobarhan S, Melson J Dig. Dis. Sci. 2015 Oct 60(10):2930-6. Hepatitis B vaccination in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Ben Musa R, Gampa A, Basu S, Keshavarzian A, Swanson G, Brown M, Abraham R, Bruninga K, Losurdo J, DeMeo M, Mobarhan S, Shapiro D, Mutlu E World J. Gastroenterol. 2014 Nov 7 20(41):15358-66. Commonality and differences of methylation signatures in the plasma of patients with pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer. Melson J, Li Y, Cassinotti E, Melnikov A, Boni L, Ai J, Greenspan M, Mobarhan S, Levenson V, Deng Y Int. J. Cancer 2014 Jun 1 134(11):2656-62. Advanced Adenoma Detection Rate Is Independent of Nonadvanced Adenoma Detection Rate. Greenspan M, Rajan KB, Baig A, Beck T, Mobarhan S, Melson J. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 2013 May 28. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2013.149. [Epub ahead of print] Endoscopic mis-sizing of polyps changes colorectal cancer surveillance recommendations. Eichenseer PJ, Dhanekula R, Jakate S, Mobarhan S, Melson JE. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 2013 Mar 56(3):315-21. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e31826dd138. DNA methylation patterns in blood of patients with colorectal cancer and adenomatous colorectal polyps. Cassinotti E, Melson J, Liggett T, Melnikov A, Yi Q, Replogle C, Mobarhan S, Boni L, Segato S, Levenson V. Int J Cancer. 2012 2012 Sep 1 131(5):1153-7. doi: 10.1002/ijc.26484. Epub 2011 Nov 19. Antioxidative and apoptotic properties of polyphenolic extracts from edible part of artichoke (Cynara scolymus L. ) on cultured rat hepatocytes and on human hepatoma cells Miccadei S, Di Venere D, Cardinali A, Romano F, Durazzo A, Foddai MS, Fraioli R, Mobarhan S, Maiani G Nutr Cancer 2008 60(2):276-83
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I am the director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic, and we have a team of 25 physicians that we try to bring the best care, with most advanced technology and tools, in a kind of team approach in getting the patient to participate in every step of the care.
Technology has been essential to give us new tools and has made the treatment much easier. However, technology should not take away our humanitarian efforts.