The Best of the Best
Based on a report from U.S. News and World Report, Dr. Stephen Swisher ranks among the top one percent of thoracic surgeons in the United States. Many medical doctors look to Swisher for his expertise on thoracic malignancies and cancer staging. His surgical staging experience includes peritoneal lavage, mediastinoscopy, and laparoscopy.
Dr. Stephen Swisher hopes that strategies developed in genetic research will help to overcome resistance to chemotherapy.
Genetic studies make up the bulk of Dr. Swisher’s research. The goal of these studies is to make cancers that are resistant to treatment, like mesothelioma, more responsive to therapy. Dr. Swisher hopes that strategies developed in genetic research will help to overcome resistance to chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy Drug Studies
Dr. Stephen Swisher has collaborated on clinical trials for intrapleural chemotherapeutic drugs made for patients with mesothelioma, investigating the effectiveness of different chemotherapy drug combinations. Over the course of his career at M.D. Anderson, he earned four promotions for his excellence in the field.