Dr. David Harpole Jr. earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency and his thoracic surgery fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He later completed his thoracic oncology fellowship at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Harpole currently practices as a thoracic surgeon at Duke University, where he also serves as Resident Research Director, Professor of Pathology, and Professor of Surgery. His special areas of interest include lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other thoracic malignancies.
Dr. David Harpole is passionate about studying and improving treatment for asbestos-related cancers.
Dr. Harpole’s Research
Dr. Harpole has led the Duke Lung Cancer Research Laboratory for twenty years. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee for the National Cancer Institute, overseeing all lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma clinical trials in North America. Dr. Harpole is passionate about studying and improving treatment for asbestos-related cancers.
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