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@2013 Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit, University of Illinois at Chicago
840 S. Wood Street (MC 716), Chicago. IL 60612 · Phone (312) 413-
Last Update: 10/22/2013
Xavier Llor, MD, PhD
Dr. Llor is a gastroenterologist specializing in hereditary gastrointestinal cancer. He has a very active research program focusing on different aspects of colorectal cancer including genetics as well as the effect of environmental factors in the development of this cancer. This work has resulted in more than 30 scientific publications in this field. Dr. Llor established the Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit at the University of Illinois at Chicago in June 2007 as a pioneer unit that provides an integrated approach to hereditary gastrointestinal cancers, including genetic counseling, genetic testing, and surveillance.
Medical School: Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1986
Residency: Lutheran General Hospital-
Gastroenterology Fellowship: The University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
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