CC2019: Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer: Latest Advances (C)
This session has been identified and designated as Credit to Meet ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements for Cancer. Learn more about ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements.
Gastric and gastroesophageal cancers are a global problem and there have been advances in treatment in the past few years. The topics to be addressed in this session will include the methods of evaluation and imaging, the proper use of neoadjuvant therapy, and controversies in the extent of resection and lymphadenectomy.
Moderator: Alexander A. Parikh, MD, MPH, FACS, Greenville, NC
Co-Moderator: Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Alexander A. Parikh, MD, MPH, FACS, Greenville, NC
Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Preoperative Chemoradiation Should Be Recommended for All Proximal Gastric and Esophagogastric (EG) Junction Tumors
Michael O. Meyers, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
Chemoradiation Is Not Needed for Proximal Gastric and EG Junction Tumors
Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD, FACS, Washington, DC
Thoracic vs. Abdominal Approach for Proximal Gastric and EG Junction Tumors
Naruhiko Ikoma, MD, Houston, TX
Sponsored by the Advisory Council for General Surgery and the Commission on Cancer
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Faculty and Disclosures
Alexander A. Parikh MD, MPH, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Michael O. Meyers MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Naruhiko Ikoma MD MS - Nothing to Disclose
Waddah B. Al-Refaie MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD, FACS - Ethicon/Neuwave: Research support
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - Nothing to Disclosure
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY - Nothing to Disclosure
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - Nothing to Disclosure
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - Nothing to Disclosure
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - Nothing to Disclosure
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - Nothing to Disclosure
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA - Nothing to Disclosure
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - Nothing to Disclosure
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - Nothing to Disclosure
Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Certificate of Completion
- 1.50 Self Assessment Credit