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Dr. Sri Gururangan

Hematology and Oncology
Durham, NC
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Durham, NC

Address

Box 102382, room 307 Hanes House, 315 Trent Drive, Durham, NC
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

About

Bio

I am a pediatric neuro-oncologist working at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. My particular interests are medulloblastoma, drug development, phase I trials, and immunotherapy approaches to treatment of recurrent brain tumors

Specialties
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Hematology and Oncology

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Gururangan
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
A type of tumor: Pituitary adenoma is a benign tumor that arises from the glandular tissue. It can oversecrete hormones normally made in the gland like growth hormone, prolactin etc., .
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Gururangan
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Via nerves: There are specfic thermal receptors on your skin. These are connected via sensory nerves to the spinal cord and then communicate with the brain via special nerve tracts.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Gururangan
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Through CSF: Medulloblastoma is an extremely aggressive brain cancer that spreads to other parts of the brain and spine via the spinal fluid.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gururangan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gururangan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Madras, Stanley Medical College, India
Graduated 1981MD

Affiliations

The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center
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