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E. James Kruse - Augusta University. Augusta, GA, US

E. James Kruse E. James Kruse

Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology | Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University


Kruse is an expert in cancer surgery, gastrointestinal cancer, and pancreatic cancer.





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Kruse's clinical interests include benign and malignant tumors of the pancreas and liver; ablation of tumors; GIST tumors; cancer of the stomach, small intestine, or colon; as well as sarcoma and melanoma.

His research interests include pancreatic cancer and Nanoknife ablation of tumors.

Areas of Expertise (8)

Cancer Surgery

Colon Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Liver Cancer


Pancreatic Cancer


Stomach Cancer

Media Appearances (3)

New electrical procedure offers hope to cancer patients

Jagwire  print


Right now, you may know someone living with pancreatic cancer. Due to the nature of the tumor, there may be no chance of removing it surgically. But one option that could make a big difference is the NanoKnife system. It uses the power of electricity to destroy the tumor, leaving vital blood vessels in tact that could be damaged during surgery.

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Georgia Cancer Center participates in initiative to understand racial, ethnic, age disparities in six cancers

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The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University is one of a dozen sites across the nation helping build a molecular profile of six cancers that often strike early and disparately.

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Augusta researchers hoping to help add to a database that could pinpoint genetic differences fueling some cancers

The Augusta Chronicle  print


The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University is going to begin collecting samples from younger-onset minority patients in six cancers - prostate, colorectal, breast, liver, kidney and multiple myeloma. The National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Genomics is leading the Early Onset Malignancies Initiative in hopes of understanding the underlying mechanisms that might be at work that could also help provide clinically relevant information.

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Articles (1)

Pancreatic Neoplasms in Pregnancy: Diagnosis, Complications, and Managemen

Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Jaime Benarroch-GampelGokhan KilicEdward J. KruseSharon M. WeberTaylor S. Riall...

2011 Neoplasms of the pancreas during pregnancy are rare, with less than 25 cases of benign and malignant tumors reported in the literature...

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