Grand Rounds, December 10, 2020 – “Transplantation Oncology: The New Field”

November 11, 2020

December 10, 2020
7:00am – 8:00am

WebEx Information via Calendar Invite:
Meeting number (access code): 120 944 6395

John Stevenson (Steve) Bynon Jr., M.D., FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

“Transplantation Oncology: The New Field”

Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Define currently accepted contra-indications for transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Understand the role of transplantation in the management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma.
  • Know the limitations of liver transplantation in patients with metastatic colon cancer to the liver.
  • Discuss indications in which liver transplantation might be indicated in metastatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and community physicians need to be regularly updated on advances in surgery, as well as the clinical activities in the Department of Surgery.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussions.

Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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