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Doug Schwartzentruber

Surgical Oncologist, Goshen Center for Cancer Care

Doug Schwartzentruber is a surgical oncologist and medical director of the Goshen Center for Cancer Care in Indiana. His work pioneering cancer vaccines earned him a spot on the Time 100 in 2010.  

Schwartzentruber attended medical school and completed a general surgery residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. He completed an Immunotherapy Fellowship in 1988 and a Surgical Oncology Fellowship in 1990 at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and he served as Senior Investigator in the Surgery Branch of The National Cancer Institute for 13 years.

One in three Americans are diagnosed in their lifetime with cancer, a derangement of normal cell growth in which cells grow in antisocial ways, crossing natural tissue boundaries.
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