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2017 SGO Annual Meeting Scientific Plenaries

The latest peer-reviewed science, research, and practice for the treatment of gynecologic cancers will be presented, discussed, debated, and analyzed in the Scientific Plenaries.

Scientific Plenary I: Opening Scientific Plenary: Abstracts 1-6
Scientific Plenary II: From Cell to Well Abstracts 7-9
Scientific Plenary III: Contemporary Clinical Controversies Abstracts 14-17
Scientific Plenary IV: Lost in Translation: Abstracts 18-20
Scientific Plenary V: Farr Nezhat Surgical Innovation Session Abstracts 21-22
Scientific Plenary VI: Late-Breaking Abstracts
Tumor Board
Scientific Plenary VII: Sinking or Swimming in the Gene Pool Abstracts 41-44
Scientific Plenary VIII: Personalizing Healthcare Decisions: Primum Non Nocere Abstracts 45-49
Scientific Plenary IX: Cutting to the Chase: Surgical Questions Abstracts 50-53

Scientific Plenary Session I: Abstracts 1-6

Sunday, March 12, 2017
8:20 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Gaylord National Harbor Hotel & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Susan C. Modesitt, MD, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
Jeffrey M. Fowler, MD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Scientific Plenary Session II: From Cell to Well Abstracts 7-9

Sunday, March 12, 2017
10:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Stephanie Blank, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Sarah Adams, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Scientific Plenary Session III: Contemporary Clinical Controversies Abstracts 14-17

Monday, March 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
 
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
J. Spencer Thompson, MD, The University of Oklahoma Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Madeleine Courtney-Brooks, MD, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Discussant
Anuja Jhingran, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Description
Presentations describing alternative treatment strategies or deviations from accepted guidelines for cervix cancer will be presented. A molecular basis for racial disparities in endometrial cancer outcomes will be presented.

Scientific Plenary Session IV: Lost in Translation: Abstracts 18-20

Monday, March 13, 2017
2:55 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Ilana Cass, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Lisa Barroilhet, MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Discussant
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Roswell Park, Buffalo, NY

Farr Nezhat Surgical Innovation Session Abstracts 21-22

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Paola Gehrig, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
William Winter III, MD, Legacy Medical Group-Gynecologic Oncology, Lake Oswego, OR

Faculty
Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Emma Rossi, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
William Cliby, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester. MN

Description
Farr Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, in collaboration with his brothers Camran Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, who developed the technique of Video Assisted Endoscopy that revolutionized modern day surgery, and Ceana Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, performed some of the most advanced endoscopic procedures for the first time, including a radical hysterectomy, paraortic and pelvic node dissection, bowel, bladder, ureter, diaphragm resection sacrocolpopexy, vesico-vaginal fistula and major vascular injury repairs and laparoscopy during advanced stages of pregnancy. By doing so, they opened the path for endoscopic surgeons all over the world, to the benefit of patients globally.

Scientific Plenary VI: Late-Breaking Abstracts

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderator
Don Dizon, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Description
Late-breaking research and science in the treatment of gynecologic cancers will be presented, discussed, debated, and analyzed in the Scientific Plenaries. Late-breaking abstracts will be announced at the time of the presentation.

Tumor Board

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Description
SGO’s most popular interactive session at the Annual Meeting.

Scientific Plenary VII: Sinking or Swimming in the Gene Pool Abstracts 41-44

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Michael Bookman, MD, US Oncology Research and Arizona Oncology, Tucson, AZ
Floor Backes, MD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Scientific Plenary VIII: Personalizing Healthcare Decisions: Primum Non Nocere Abstracts 45-49

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
8:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
John Brown, MD, Gynecologic Oncology Associates, Newport Beach, CA
Sarah Bernstein, MS, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Rockville, MD

Scientific Plenary IX: Cutting to the Chase: Surgical Questions Abstracts 50-53

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Hall A

Moderators
Leigh Cantrell, MD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Antonio Braga, PhD, GTD Reference Center at Santa Casa da Misercórdia do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil