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CGSO National Videoconference: Colon Cancer (2021)
Activity Description

SSO sponsors a series of educational webinars for Complex General Surgery Fellowship trainees and faculty. Each webinar focuses on a specific topic and consists of at least two case presentations conducted by two institutions. The Topic for this activity is Colon Cancer.

Date of event: Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 at 6:30 PM ET/ 5:30 PM CT

Primary Presenting Institution: City of Hope

Secondary Presenting Institution: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


The Faculty for this activity are listed below:

Expert Moderators:
Elin Sigurdson, MD, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Julio Garcia-Aguilar, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Andreas Kaiser, MD, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Lily Lai, MD, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Lucas Thornblade, MD, MPH, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Winta Mehtsun, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Learning Objectives

In this videconference, the participants will learn through case-based discussions about:

  • Management of primary colon cancer in the context of advanced metastatic disease
  • Examine a mutational analysis
  • Counseling patients with low rectal tumors about the benefits of sphincter preservation and risks of sexual and bowel dysfunction
  • Management of patients with low-anterior resection syndrome
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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