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Heslin Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cysts: Diagnosis & Management

Martin J. Heslin, MD, discusses diagnosis and proper management of neoplastic pancreatic cysts.


 
Lancaster Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgical Margins Update

Through a series of case studies, Rachael B. Lancaster, MD, gives an update on breast cancer surgical margins and discusses the recent changes in the landscape.


 
Wang Lymph Node
Lymph Node Dissection for Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Thomas N. Wang, MD, PhD, discusses where it is necessary to dissect the lymph node for well-differentiated thyroid cancer.


 
Contreras Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer Patients

Carlo M. Contreras, MD, FACS, discusses the benefits of several neoadjuvant treatment options for patients with gastric cancer.


 
Huh Cervical Cancer
The Future of Cervical Cancer Screenings

Warner Huh, MD discusses the history of cervical cancer screenings and what the research suggests for the future.


 
Lancaster Neoadjuvant Therapy Cancer
Indications for Neoadjuvant Therapy in Breast Cancer

Rachael B. Lancaster, MD, discusses the indications and prognosis for neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer and illustrates these points with case studies.


 
Wei Esophageal Cancer
Optimal Preoperative Evaluation in the Esophageal Cancer Patient

Benjamin Wei, MD, discusses the optimal preoperative evaluation of patients with esophageal cancer, which includes staging the cancer, evaluating the patient, and determining the optimal therapy.


 
Urist Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
The Current Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma

Marshall Urist, MD, discusses the current role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma.


 
Kennedy Laparoscopy Colorectal Cancer
Laparoscopy in Colorectal Cancer

Gregory D. Kennedy, MD, gives an update on surgical therapies for colorectal cancer and discusses neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy options.


 
Chu Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
Familial & Hereditary Colorectal Cancers

Daniel I. Chu, MD, discusses hereditary colorectal cancers and when you should consider referring your patient for genetic testings.


 
Krontiras Genetic Testing Breast Cancer
When to refer a breast cancer patient to genetic testing?

Helen Krontiras, MD, discusses types of breast cancers and when it is appropriate to refer a breast cancer patient to genetic testing.

Contreras Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Grand Rounds
Pancreatic Cancer Update
In part one of his grand rounds lecture, Carlo M. Contreras, MD, FACS, discusses how the adequacy of lymphadenectomy has been defined in other gastrointestinal epithelial cancer and how we might apply that to pancreatic cancer through the use of the American College of Surgeons national database.

 
Contreras Melanoma Cancer Surgery Grand Rounds
Melanoma Update
In part two of his grand rounds lecture, Carlo M. Contreras, MD, FACS, discusses chemotherapy options, the role of surgical lymphatic staging, and estimating prognosis of melanoma.

 
Contreras Melanoma
600 Our Failure to Deliver - Partridge
Since 1991 cancer mortality rates have been steadily declining in the United States. Tremendous progress has been made with advancements and improvements in cancer care. Dr. Edward Partridge, director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, contends that if everybody had exactly the same mortality rate as our best rates, there would be about 600 less deaths per day.

 
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, discusses the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship and the importance of survivorship clinics.
 
Gabrielle Rocque, MD and Rodney Tucker, MD, MMM Late Cancer Treatment
Common Late Effects of Cancer Treatment
Gabrielle Rocque, MD, and Rodney Tucker, MD, MMM, discuss common late effects seen in cancer patients.
 
Rodney Tucker, MD, Quality of Cancer Survivorship Care Planning at UAB
Survivorship Care Planning
Rodney Tucker, MD, MMM, and Gabrielle Rocque, MD, discuss the quality of survivorship care at UAB medicine.
 
Rodney Tucker, MD and Gabrielle Rocque, MD, Palliative Care Model at UAB
The Palliative Care Model at UAB
Rodney Tucker, MD, and Gabrielle Rocque, MD, MMM, discuss the UAB Medicine palliative care model.
 
Elizabeth Bohorfoush, DPT, Physical therapy survivorship clinic
Physical Therapy Within the UAB Survivorship Clinic
Elizabeth "Lizzy" Bohorfoush, DPT, explains the role of physical therapy within the UAB survivorship clinic in treating cancer patients.