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John L. Cameron

CameronJohnJOHN L. CAMERON, Med 1962, the Alfred Blalock Professor of Surgery, is best known for his work on the surgical management of pancreatic cancer. He pioneered efforts to lower the mortality and morbidity of pancreaticoduodenectomy, the Whipple operation, which is used to treat pancreatic cancer. He has also made numerous laboratory and clinical contributions to the understanding and treatment of a variety of other alimentary tract diseases. Except for two years at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Dr. Cameron has spent his entire medical career at Johns Hopkins, beginning with medical school.