Patients survive cancer more when their treatment adheres to the best practice patterns as suggested by leaders in the field-NCCN, MD Anderson, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan Kettering- to name a few. In these circumstances, the up to date cancer surgeon has to be able to explain in very clear layman's terms why the integrated use of major surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy may differ from patient to patient often tempered by their genetic risk assessment.
Dr. Edibaldo Silva, MD is a complex general surgical oncology doctor who practices in Omaha, NE. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Silva is affiliated with The Nebraska Medical Center.