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Shayne Cardozo

Lung surgery nurse coordinator

Shayne Cardozo, a nurse coordinator in lung surgery, specializes in the care of patients with lung cancer, in particular mesothelioma, a rare tumor that grows from the cells lining the lungs or the abdominal cavity. Cardozo is our patient's resource for information before and after surgery and works to ensure that the experience goes smoothly. She also assists doctors in the community to streamline the process of referring patients to UCSF Medical Center and teaches other nurses about caring for patients with lung disease. Cardozo earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1996. She continued her training at the University of Florida's Shands Hospital and at UCSF Medical Center, including experience in the liver, heart and lung transplant units.

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Woodard GA, Gubens MA, Jahan TM, Jones KD, Kukreja J, Theodore PR, Cardozo S, Jew G, Clary-Macy C, Jablons DM, Mann MJ. Prognostic molecular assay might improve identification of patients at risk for recurrence in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2014 Nov; 15(6):426-32.
  2. Okoye CC, Jablons DM, Jahan TM, Kukreja J, Cardozo S, Yom SS. Divergent management strategies for typical versus atypical carcinoid tumors of the thoracic cavity. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug; 37(4):350-5.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.