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Surgical Forum I: Sentinel Lymph Node Assessment, State of the Art Film Review
Surgical Forum II: Surgical Films

Surgical Forum I: Sentinel Lymph Node Assessment, State of the Art Film Review

Saturday, March 28
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom

Course Director:

Bobbie Gostout, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Course Faculty:

Charles Levenback, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Michael Frumovitz, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Emma Rossi, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Description:

This forum will showcase best practices and techniques for sentinel lymph node evaluation. Sentinel lymph node mapping for vulvar, cervical and endometrial cancers will be considered, as experts discuss their best tips and techniques, the state of the science and respond to current controversies.

Surgical Forum II: Complex Surgical Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology

Sunday, March 29
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Continental Ballroom

Course Directors:

Luis Chiva, MD, PhD, MD Anderson International Spain, Madrid, Spain
M. Faruk Kose, MD, Medipol University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

In this Surgical Forum attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy seven surgical films of complex procedures in gynecologic oncology.  Laparoscopic, robotic, and open interventions including ovarian primary and recurrence debulking, sparing fertility techniques, and surgical tips will be shown from surgeons from around the world.