SurgOnc Today™ is an educational podcast for cancer surgeons from the Society of Surgical Oncology. Each episode features conversations with individuals who are experts within their respective fields and are members of SSO.
In this episode of SurgOnc Today™, SSO Secretary, Kelly Hunt, MD interviews Mehra Golshan, MD, and Eleftherios (Terry) Mamounas, MD, about their involvement with the manuscript, “COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium’s Considerations for Re-Entry.” Dr. Golshan and Dr. Mamounas were appointed as SSO representatives to a consortium consisting of experts from The American Society of Breast Surgeons, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, the American College of Radiology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
In this episode of SurgOnc Today™, SSO President, James Howe, MD, interviews George Chang, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, about his experience being diagnosed with and recovering from COVID-19. Dr. Howe and Dr. Chang discussed symptoms, testing, hospitalization, returning to work and Dr. Chang’s experience donating his plasma to help give others passive immunity.
“The choice of neoadjuvant therapy for hormone receptor positive breast cancer”
In this episode of SurgOnc Today™, Armando Giuliano, MD, Tari King, MD and Otto Metzger, MD, discuss the choice between preoperative endocrine therapy and preoperative chemotherapy in hormone receptor positive breast cancer patients. Evaluation and treatment is discussed for a post-menopausal woman presenting a 3.4 cm node negative, invasive ductal carcinoma.