Heloisa P. Soares, MD, PhD

Cancer.Net Specialty Editor: Neuroendocrine Tumors
Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Heloisa Soares is a medical oncologist with a focus in gastrointestinal (GI) cancers and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). She is an associate professor at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at University of Utah. Dr. Soares received her medical degree at Faculdade de Medicine do ABC in Brazil, where she was born. She completed her residency training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and her hematology-oncology fellowship training and PhD in molecular biology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Currently, she serves as the co-physician leader in the GI Clinical Trials Research Group at HCI. She is also an active member of the National Cancer Institute Neuroendocrine Tumor taskforce, SWOG and NRG cooperative groups, as well as the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society. Dr. Soares is a passionate advocate for patients and has, along many other patient-centered activities, volunteered at the ASCO Advocacy Summit on Capitol Hill and had the opportunity to meet members of Congress and advocate to improve patient care.

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Last updated: January, 2022