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Dan German Blazer III, MD

Program Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Program Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: 485 Seeley G.Mudd Bldg., Searle Center, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3247 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.D., Duke University, 1999

In the News

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Publications

Kerr, David L., Brian L. Dial, Alexander L. Lazarides, Anthony A. Catanzano, Whitney O. Lane, Dan G. Blazer, Brian E. Brigman, Sergio Mendoza-Lattes, William C. Eward, and Melissa E. Erickson. “Epidemiologic and survival trends in adult primary bone tumors of the spine..” Spine J 19, no. 12 (December 2019): 1941–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2019.07.003.

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Elizabeth McCracken, Emily K., Gregory P. Samsa, Deborah A. Fisher, Norma E. Farrow, Karenia Landa, Kevin N. Shah, Dan G. Blazer, and Sabino Zani. “Prognostic significance of primary tumor sidedness in patients undergoing liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer..” Hpb (Oxford) 21, no. 12 (December 2019): 1667–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2019.03.365.

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Schmitz, Robin, Mohamed A. Adam, and Dan G. Blazer. “Overcoming a travel burden to high-volume centers for treatment of retroperitoneal sarcomas is associated with improved survival..” World J Surg Oncol 17, no. 1 (November 4, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12957-019-1728-z.

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Erdem, Suna, Esther Troxler, René Warschkow, Catherine Tsai, Babatunde Yerokun, Bruno Schmied, Christoph Stettler, et al. “Is There a Role for Surgery in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Esophagus? A Contemporary View from the NCDB..” In Ann Surg Oncol, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07847-1.

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Kent, C. L., D. Marin, D. Niedzwiecki, S. J. Stephens, E. Duffy, M. Malicki, J. Abbruzzese, et al. “Imaging & Biomarker Correlates on Outcomes in a Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant Gemcitabine/Nab-Paclitaxel and Hypofractionated Image-Guided Radiotherapy (HIGRT) in Potentially Resectable Pancreas Cancer.” In International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 105:E238–39. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.06.2014.

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Mao, Rui, Hong Zhao, Kan Li, Sheng Luo, Megan Turner, Jian-Qiang Cai, and Dan Blazer. “Outcomes of Lymph Node Dissection for Non-metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Propensity Score-Weighted Analysis of the National Cancer Database..” Ann Surg Oncol 26, no. 9 (September 2019): 2722–29. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07506-5.

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Tsai, Catherine, Alexandra Mueller, Johannes Maubach, Rene Warschkow, Daniel P. Nussbaum, Bruno M. Schmied, Dan Blazer, Beat Gloor, and Mathias Worni. “No Difference in Survival between Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Neo-Adjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy in Gastric Cardia Cancer Patients: A Contemporary View from the National Cancer Database..” Dig Surg, July 24, 2019, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1159/000501678.

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Turner, M. C., D. Becerra, Z. Sun, J. Watson, K. Leung, J. Migaly, C. R. Mantyh, and D. G. Blazer. “The side of the primary tumor affects overall survival in colon adenocarcinoma: an analysis of the national cancer database..” Tech Coloproctol 23, no. 6 (June 2019): 537–44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10151-019-01997-w.

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Landa, Karenia, Kyle Freischlag, Daniel P. Nussbaum, Linda M. Youngwirth, and Dan G. Blazer. “Underutilization of surgical resection in patients with pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma..” Hpb (Oxford) 21, no. 6 (June 2019): 687–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2018.10.014.

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