Image For Activity Cover
Challenging Cases in Surgical Oncology: Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary OnDemand (2023)
Activity Description/ Purpose
Join Surgical Oncology experts as they discuss and provide their insights on unique and challenging cases focusing on Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Disease.

Julie Hallet, MD MSc FRCSC FSSO (Planner, Moderator)
University of Toronto; Odette Cancer Centre – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Alexander Parikh, MD MPH FACS FSSO (Planner, Panelist)
UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson – Mays Cancer Center 

Sharon Weber, MD (Panelist)
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 

Natalie Coburn, MD MPH,
FRCSC FACS (Panelist)
University of Toronto; Odette Cancer Centre – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Keith Lillemoe, MD (Panelist)
Massachusetts General Hospital

Ryan Ellis, MD (Presenter)
Indiana University School of Medicine

Matthew Dixon, MD, FACS, FSSO (Presenter)
Rush University, Chicago, IL

Katrina Duncan, MD, MPH, FRCSC (Presenter)
Royal Columbian Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Execute an in-depth analysis of complex HPB cancer surgery cases, highlighting surgical decisions and interventions that lead to successful outcomes.
  • Formulate strategies to improve surgical techniques and perioperative management.
  • Collaborate in generating innovative solutions for common obstacles encountered during HPB cancer surgeries, using evidence and experiences from discussed challenging cases as reference points.
Estimated Time to Complete Activity

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

Release Date

           October 20, 2023



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.

Privacy and Confidentiality

For information about the Society of Surgical Oncology’s privacy policy and associated disclaimer, please visit this site:

System Requirements

System requirements for this activity can be found by clicking the Help button. For technical support, please contact us at

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Oct 20, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
Powered By