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Dr. Jason M. Foster is a surgical oncologist serving at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is also an associate professor in the department of surgery. Dr. Foster has expertise in a number of surgical procedures to treat cancers like peritoneal mesothelioma, like cytoreductive surgery combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

Dr. Foster has also been involved in dozens of clinical trials, authoring and co-authoring numerous studies. His research has investigated the efficacy of surgery with HIPEC, particularly in cases that have experienced metastasis or spreading. Dr. Foster is also interested in investigating particular genes and proteins associated with cancer and how the impact prognosis and treatment options.

Main Speciality: Surgical Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: Cytoreductive surgery/HIPEC, peritoneal mesothelioma, peritoneal surface malignancies, gastrointestinal surgical oncology and laparoscopic surgical oncology.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Surgery Certification in Surgery, Patient’s Choice Award Physician, Fellow of American College of Surgeons, member of the American College of Surgeons, member of the American Medical Association, member of the American Association for Cancer Research

Education & Experience:

  • Fellowship in Gastrointestinal & Mixed Tumor Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Residency in General Surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve
  • Medical Degree from Temple University School of Medicine

Publications:
Morbidity and Mortality Rates Following Cytoreductive Surgery Combined With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Compared With Other High-Risk Surgical Oncology ProceduresJAMA Network Open. January 2019;2(1):e186847. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.6847

Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the Management of Colorectal Peritoneal MetastasisSurgical Clinics of North America. June 2017;97(3):671-682. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2017.01.013

Low grade peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis associated with human papilloma virus infection: case reportCroatian Medical Journal. October 2008;49(5):669-73.

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