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Cancer Programs Educational Sessions at ACS Clinical Congress 2021

American College of Surgeons (ACS) Cancer Programs will offer a range of educational sessions at the ACS Clinical Congress 2021. Scheduled programming is as follows (all times listed are Central Time zone):

CoC Oncology Lecture

Genetics and Genomics in the Study of Breast Cancer Disparities

Wednesday October 27
1:00–1:55 pm CT

Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACSLisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery
Weill‐Cornell Medicine

Dr. Newman is a surgical oncologist with a practice dedicated to breast cancer management. In August 2018 she was appointed to oversee the breast program for the Weill Cornell Medicine-New York Presbyterian Hospital Network, serving its Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn sites. Dr. Newman is also the Founding Medical Director for the International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes, currently headquartered at Weill Cornell Medicine. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from Harvard University, and she also obtained her undergraduate education at Harvard. Dr. Newman attended medical school and completed her general surgery residency training at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Dr. Newman’s primary research has focused on race/ethnicity-related variation in breast cancer risk and outcome, the evaluation and management of high-risk patients; broadened applications for neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and special surgical techniques such as the skin-sparing mastectomy and lymphatic mapping/sentinel lymph node biopsy.  Her extensive research related to disparities in breast cancer risk and outcome has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals and was featured in CNN’s documentary “Black in America 2”.

Monday, October 25

Panel Session (PS332): Update on the Care of the Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Patient
11:00–11:55 am

Panel Session (PS364): Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women: Time for a Change
2:00-2:55 pm

Tuesday, October 26

Didactic Course (DC417): Technical Standards for Cancer Surgery: Bringing Evidence into Practice
9:00 – 10:55 am

Panel Session (PS456) The Role of Robotics in Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery
1:00 – 1:55 pm

Panel Session (PS462): Gastric Cancer Management in the Real World: How to Optimize Outcomes for Individual Patients
2:00 – 2:55 pm

Wednesday, October 27

Panel Session (PS525): Operative Standards and Intraoperative Decision Making: Thyroid Cancer
10:00-10:55 am

Panel Session (PS563): Ten Hot Topics in Surgical Oncology

Additional Cancer Programming at Clinical Congress

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Scientific Forum (SF112): Breast 1
9:00–9:55 am   

Scientific Forum (SF122): Breast II
10:00–10:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF132): Geriatric and Palliative Care
11:00–11:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF141): Colon and Rectal Surgery I
12:00–12:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF143): Hepatobiliary and Pancreas II
12:00–12:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF151): Colon and Rectal Surgery II
1:00–1:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF173): Surgical Oncology I
3:00–3:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF183): Surgical Oncology II
4:00–4:55 pm

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Scientific Forum (SF211): Breast III
9:00–9:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF214): Surgical Oncology III
9:00–9:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF221): Colon and Rectal Surgery III
10:00–10:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF224): Surgical Oncology IV
10:00–10:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF231): Colon and Rectal Surgery IV
11:00–11:55 am

Scientific Forum (SF244): Surgical Oncology V
12:00–12:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF261): Colon and Rectal Surgery V
2:00–2:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF263): Hepatobiliary and Pancreas IV
2:00–2:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SF272): Hepatobiliary and Pancreas V
3:00–3:55 pm

Scientific Forum (SC277): Fundamentals of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
3:00–4:55 pm

Monday, October 25, 2021

Panel Session (PS363): Liver Transplantation for Colorectal Hepatic Metastatic Disease: Different Practices Around the World
2:00–2:55 pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Named Lecture (NL05): Herand Abcarian Lecture - Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS
9:00–9:55 am

Panel Session (PS424): Hepatocellular Carcinoma: When Is the Right Time for Surgical Intervention?
10:00–10:55 am

Panel Session (PS441): Lumps, Bumps, and Sarcomas: How to Manage Extremity Masses and Avoid Dangerous Unplanned Excisions
12:00–12:55 pm

Meet the Expert (ME443): Breast Cancer Management 2021
12:00–12:55 pm

Panel Session (PS476): Surgery Related Lymphedema; Prevention; Identification and Treatment
3:00–3:55 pm

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Panel Session (PS512): Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: The Why and How
9:00–9:55 am

Panel Session (PS525): Operative Standards and Intraoperative Decision Making: Thyroid Cancer
10:00–10:55 am

Panel Session (PS535): Treatment of Rectal Cancer in the Community
11:00–11:55 am

Panel Session (PS561): The Changing Paradigm in Melanoma Treatment: Incorporating Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy
2:00–2:55 pm