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Dr. Anna L. Kaplan:
Dr. Anna L. Kaplan received her B.A. from Pomona College in Southern California, and her M.D. from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. After a three year residency in family practice, she was board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1982, and recertified in 1988 and 1995.
Dr. Kaplan has authored articles and papers in the medical field as well as in other subject areas. She writes about medicine and health for professionals as well as consumers. You can request a free copy of her book, 101 Facts About Mesothelioma.
Dr. Sharma is an oncopathologist and medical researcher practicing at Creighton University Medical Center and VA hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. She specializes in diagnosis and management of various cancers including mesothelioma, appendiceal cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei, esophageal and stomach cancers. Creighton University Medical Center is one of the few centers in the United States that offers a specialized treatment for relatively rare cancers such as mesothelioma and pseudomyxoma peritonei. At Creighton, she works in close collaboration with Dr. Brian Loggie, a leading cancer treatment expert on mesothelial cancers.
She has been involved in research on various cancers, particularly mesothelioma and pseudomyxoma peritonei. Her research has had a significant impact on the diagnosis and management of these cancers. Dr. Sharma ’s innovative research has been presented in international forums and published in leading medical journals as British Journal of Cancer, Familial Cancer and the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, to name a few.
Dr. Sharma is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, College of American Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. She serves as an author on eMedicine.com, an online medical knowledge database. In 2008, she was nominated and listed in Madison Who’s Who, a forum that includes the biographies of millions of leaders and achievers from around the world.
In her spare time, she likes to write on various health issues in her quest to promote awareness of medical diseases in the community such as Mesothelioma FAQ.