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SurgOnc Today® is an educational podcast for cancer surgeons from the Society of Surgical Oncology. Each episode features conversations with individuals who are experts within their respective fields and are members of SSO.

SurgOnc Today‪®‬ Society of Surgical Oncology

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SurgOnc Today® is an educational podcast for cancer surgeons from the Society of Surgical Oncology. Each episode features conversations with individuals who are experts within their respective fields and are members of SSO.

    Malignant Bowel Obstruction: The Elephant in the Room

    Malignant Bowel Obstruction: The Elephant in the Room

    In this episode of SurgOnc Today®, Martin Goodman, MD, is joined by fellow members of the SSO Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Disease Site Workgroup, Ioannis Konstantinidis, MD, FACS, FSSO, and Trang Nguyen, MD.  They discuss various scenarios in which patients present with malignant bowel obstruction, reviewing the decision making process and treatment options to meet the individualized needs of each patient.  

    • 12 min
    The Role of Metastasectomy in Multi-Modality Therapy of Stage IV Melanoma

    The Role of Metastasectomy in Multi-Modality Therapy of Stage IV Melanoma

    In this episode of SurgOnc Today®, Tina Hieken, MD, Jeffrey Farma, MD, and Danielle Bello, MD, discuss the evolving role of surgery in the contemporary management of patients with Stage IV melanoma. The discussion includes the changing role of surgery for patients with metastatic melanoma in the current landscape of efficacious systemic immunotherapies and targeted therapies, and the role of surgical oncologists in  clinical trials testing new and expanded approaches such as adoptive T cell therapy for patients with advanced melanoma.

    • 36 min
    International Challenges and Opportunities in Managing GI Cancers

    International Challenges and Opportunities in Managing GI Cancers

    In this episode of SurgOnc Today®, Evan Glazer, MD, PhD, FACS, Chair of the SSO Gastrointestinal Disease Site Work Group, is joined by panelists to provide an International Perspective on GI Malignancies.  Their discussion focuses on the challenges and opportunities for professional collaboration and patient care as it relates to esophageal and gastric malignancies.
    Panelists include: 
    Eduardo A. Guzmán Huerta, MD, Professor in Surgery, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Nuevo león, Mexico Nia Zalamea, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor General Surgery, Director UTHSC Global Surgery Institute, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN  Alejandro Rodriguez, MD – Assistant Professor, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Nuevo león, Mexico 

    • 24 min
    Developing Your Early Practice: How to Build a Surgical Career with an Endocrine Focus

    Developing Your Early Practice: How to Build a Surgical Career with an Endocrine Focus

    During this episode of SurgOnc Today®, Heather Wachtel, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Mahsa Javid, MD, MA, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, Colleen Kiernan, MD, MPH, FACS, Vanderbilt University, and Cord Sturgeon, MD, Northwestern University, discuss strategies for building an early surgical practice with an endocrine focus. Many of these strategies will be relevant to complex general surgical oncology and breast careers. The discussion covers components of practice building including clinical resources, establishing a referral basis, mentoring and support, and promotion.
    References/Resources
    Tips and Tricks for Finding a Job (SurgOnc Today 2022)
    Surgical Oncologists in the Community Cancer Care Setting: Opportunities for Graduating Fellows (SurgOnc Today 2021)

    • 31 min
    The Role of Transplant for Liver Tumors (Part 2: Metastatic)

    The Role of Transplant for Liver Tumors (Part 2: Metastatic)

    In part two of the series on the role of transplant for liver tumors, Alexander Parikh, MD, MPH, Chair of the SSO HPB Disease Site Work Group, is again joined by Ana Luiza Gleisner, MD, PhD, from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO and Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM, from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, OH. They review the role of liver transplantation for malignancies of and to the liver. The discussion also covers the role of liver transplantation in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases including the impact of liver-directed therapies on the role of liver transplant.

    • 16 min
    The Role of Transplant for Liver Tumors (Part 1: Primary)

    The Role of Transplant for Liver Tumors (Part 1: Primary)

    During this episode of SurgOnc Today, Alexander Parikh, MD, MPH, Chair of the SSO HPB DSWG, is joined by Ana Luiza Gleisner, MD, PhD, from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO and Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM, from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, OH. They review the role of liver transplantation for malignancies of and to the liver. In this first installment of the two-part series, they discuss the role of liver transplantation in the treatment of primary hepatobiliary malignancies including hepatocellular cancer and cholangiocarcinoma.

    • 33 min

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