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Gastrointestinal Visiting Professorship Series: Module 2 Gastric Carcinomatosis_OnDemand (2023)
Activity Description/ Purpose
Join members of our Gastrointestinal Disease Site Work Group as they have an in-depth discussion focusing on the management of gastric carcinomatosis.

The planners, moderators, faculty and reviewers for this activity are listed below:

Jeremy Davis, MD (Planner)
National Cancer Institute

Travis Grotz, MD, FSSO (Moderator)
Mayo Clinic

Andrew Blakely, MD (Moderator)
National Cancer Institute

Maheswari Senthil, MD FACS (Presenter)
University of California Irvine

Kiran K. Turaga, MD, MPH (Presenter)
Yale University  

Brian Badgwell , MD, MS (Presenter)
MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Carlos Chan, MD (CME/CPD Committee Reviewer)
The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Laura Dominici, MD (CME/CPD Committee Reviewer)
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Target Audience

This activity is intended for all surgeons and other healthcare providers who treat patients with gastric adenocarcinoma.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the current approach to treatment of metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma.
  • Identify the regional therapies that are currently being trialed in individuals with gastric carcinomatosis.
  • Discuss the decision-making associated with selecting systemic therapy versus a regional therapy for these individuals.

The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Society of Surgical Oncology designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity offers a maximum of 1 self-assessment credit which may be applied to the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Continuous Certification program. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Requirements for Earning Credit and Method of Participation

This activity consists of educational content and evaluation. Learners must view the activity content and complete the post-activity evaluation in order to earn credit. A certificate of credit or participation will be available upon successful submission of the post-activity evaluation.

Estimated Time to Complete Activity

The estimated time to complete this entire activity is 1 hour.

Release Date

           August 28, 2023

CME Expiration Date

           August 28 2024


As required by the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, reviewers, presenters, instructors, moderators, authors, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity must disclose ALL financial relationships with any ineligible company that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are those that cannot be accredited in the ACCME System and whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

As the accredited provider, SSO is responsible for identifying relevant financial relationships between individuals in control of educational content and ineligible companies and managing these to ensure they do not introduce commercial bias into the education. Financial relationships of any dollar amount are defined as relevant if the educational content is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved, and the educational content vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. If you perceive bias while participating in this activity, please advise us of the circumstances when completing your postactivity evaluation form.

All identified conflicts of interests have been resolved.

Jeremy Davis, MD, Planner, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Travis Grotz, MD, Moderator, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Andrew Blakely, MD, Moderator, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Maheswari Senthil, MD, Presenter, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Brian Badgwell, MD, Presenter, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Kiran Turaga, MD, Presenter, has disclosed the following financial relationship - Merck, Consultant.

Carlos Chan, MD, CME/CPD Committee Reviewer, has disclosed the following financial relationships - Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Optimum Therapeutics, Angiodynamics: Researh Grant.

Laura Dominici, MD, CME/CPD Committe Reviewer, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Kaya Powell, Society of Surgical Oncology Staff, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Patti Stella, Society of Surgical Oncology Staff has disclosed the following financial relationships: Horizon Therapeutics, SPDR Biotech (XBI): Stocks

Tim Edwards, Society of Surgical Oncology Staff, has disclosed no financial relationships.


The primary purpose of the Society of Surgical Oncology's enduring material is educational. Information, as well as technologies, products, and/or services, discussed are intended to inform participants about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of specialists who are willing to share such information with colleagues. A diversity of professional opinions exists in the specialty, and the Society of Surgical Oncology disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual using the materials and for all claims which may result from the use of information, technologies, products, and/or services discussed.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may include discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Participants are advised to refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the expert contributors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Society of Surgical Oncology or any other organization associated with this activity.

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Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Aug 28, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABS-MOC Point
1 Participation Credit
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