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Endocrine Cancer Program

Endocrine tumors may be either benign or malignant.  The Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute is committed to caring for this unique and complex category of diseases.   Endocrine tumors may affect the delicate hormone balance in the body.  The Gibbs offers a dedicated endocrine team, advanced diagnostic technology, and the latest treatments available.  The Endocrine Cancer Program focuses on:

·      Thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disorders
·      Adrenal cancer and benign tumors
·      Pituitary tumors
·      Pancreatic islet cell tumors
·      Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN)
·      Inherited endocrine tumors

Creating your individualized treatment plan is why we present both benign and malignant endocrine diseases during the Endocrine Multidisciplinary Planning Conference.  Every patient is reviewed for possible participation in a clinical trial and forhereditary risk of Endocrine cancers.      
Program Quality & Outcomes

Meet our Endocrine Cancer Team


· Endocrinologist

Paige Gault, MD, ECNU, Program Vice-Chair

· Surgeons

Richard Orr, MD, MPH, FACS Program Chair
Robert Cochran, MD, FACS
Ajai Srinivasan, MD, FACS

· Medical Oncologists

Sharmila Mehta, MD
Asim Pati, MD

· Radiation Oncologists

Heather Allen, MD
Amarinthia Curtis, MD
Patricia Griffin, MD

· Pathologists

Amy, C. Baruch, MD
Rosanna Lapham, MD

· Radiologists (Diagnostic)

William T Joyce, III, MD
Joseph A Kavanagh, MD
Joseph K Kurkjian, MD
Jeffery M Newman, MD
David R Stoppenhagen, MD


· Clinical Navigator

Jonathan Austin, LMSW

· Clinical Research

Heather Horton, RN, BSN

· Genetic Counselor

Melanie Moshier, MS, CGC

· Other Avaialble Support Services

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Gibbs Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary cancer center located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is one of the original National Cancer Institute's Community Cancer Centers Program and Community Clinical Oncology Program sites. Gibbs is nationally recognized cancer treatment and research facility with affiliations with MD Anderson Physicians Network and the Medical University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer Center.

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