Erin M. Dunbar, M.D., a nationally renowned brain tumor specialist, has joined Piedmont Physicians Neuro-Oncology.
Dr. Dunbar, who is one of just a few hundred neuro-oncologists in the United States, will direct the medical neuro-oncology program and spearhead the clinical trial research program at the Piedmont Brain Tumor Center.
The National Cancer Institute estimates that 23,130 people will be diagnosed with brain and other nervous system cancers in 2013. Additionally, over 14,000 people will die from brain and spinal cord tumors.
Dr. Dunbar previously served as co-director of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at the University of Florida.