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    Specialist MD

    Dr. Byron Sanchez MD: Specialist in Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Hematology & Oncology

    Foto-Dr Byron SanchezA reputable Oncologist and Hematologist  is a leader for Central America in his field and has experience in both autologous and heterologous stem cell transplants. With his multi-disciplinary team he is one of the few Specialists who offers Stem cell therapies in Guatemala.

    According to the Guatemalan Law regulating Blood banks, the use of blood and it´s derivatives, only a Board certified Hematologist can perform stem cell therapy.

    Curriculum Vitae (brief resume):

    • Specialist in Internal Medicine, San Carlos University, Guatemala
    • Specialization in Oncology & Hematology at the National Institute of Medical Sciences Salvador Zubiran at Mexico-City´s National Autonomous University, from 1986 to 1989
    • Board certified by the Mexican College of Hematology, 1997
    • Member of the following Medical Associations:   the Guatemalan Association of Internal Medicine, the  Guatemalan Association of Hematology and Oncology,  the European Society of Hematology,  the Guatemalan College of Physicians and Surgeons, collegiate # 6049
    • Member of the ICMS, the international Cellular Medicine Society 

    Professional experience:

    • Head of the Department of Hematology and of the Blood Bank of the Guatemalan Medical Army Center, 1997 – 2003
    • Specialist in Hematology at the General Hospital of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute, 2003 – 2004
    • Specialist in Oncology at the General Hospital of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute, from 1997 to 1998, and from 2003 to 2004
    • Medical Director at the Private Blood Bank Dr. Carlos Moscoso, from 2005 to 2007
    • Hematology & Oncology Post grade professor at Mariano Galvez University, Guatemala 2000-2003
    • Medical advisor for the Sales and Marketing Department at Novartis   Pharmaceuticals 2004-2005
    • Medical Advisor for the Oncology Department at Biocross Regional 2006

    Medical Specialties of Dr Byron Sanchez:

    Stem Cell Transplantation , Hematology (blood diseases), Oncology (cancer treatment and its complications) and Internal Medicine

    1.Stem Cell Transplantation in different indications: cancer and leukemia; Nervous System Diseases like Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, sequelae of stroke. Heart disease, Kidney and Liver diseases. Anti-aging therapies.
    2. Diagnosis and treatment of cancer: surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapy, monoclonal antibodies, Bisphosphonates.
    3. Internal Medicine Consultation

    Cancer treatments offered by Dr Byron Sanchez:

    • Prevention and early detection of cancer
    • Diagnosis and second opinion
    • Chemotherapy
    • Bio-molecular medicine

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