COVID-19 Podcasts

SurgOnc Today™ Podcast Series: Surgical Oncology Perspectives During COVID-19

The following podcasts feature conversations with individuals who are experts within their respective fields and are members of the Society’s Disease Site Work Groups. SSO supports the need for treatment decisions to be made on a case-by-case basis. The surgeon’s knowledge and understanding of the biology of each cancer, alternative treatment options, and the institution’s policies at the time the patient will be scheduled for surgery all need to be taken into consideration.

Podcasts recorded on Monday, March 23, 2020 and Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

Breast Cancer Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President-Elect, James R. Howe, MD, speaks with SSO Breast Cancer Disease Site Work Group Vice Chair, Kandace P. McGuire, MD. Dr. McGuire is the Chief, Section of Breast Surgery at the Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Colorectal Cancer Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President, David L. Bartlett, MD speaks with SSO Colorectal Disease Site Work Group Chair, George J. Chang, MD, MS. Dr. Chang is the Deputy Department Chair, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Endocrine Cancer Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President-Elect, James R. Howe, MD provides various perspectives on endocrine cancers and COVID-19. Dr. Howe is the Director, Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery at the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA.

GI and HPB Cancer Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President, David L. Bartlett, MD speaks with SSO HPB Disease Site Work Group Vice Chair, Melissa E. Hogg, MD, MS. Dr. Hogg is the Director of HPB Surgery, Director of Robotic Training for Grainger Lab and Northshore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL.

Melanoma Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President-Elect, James R. Howe, MD provides speaks with SSO Melanoma Disease Site Work Group Chair, Giorgos C. Karakousis, MD. Dr. Karakousis is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Abramson Cancer Center University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Sarcoma and PSM Cancer Surgical Perspectives During COVID-19

SSO President, David L. Bartlett, MD, speaks with SSO Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Disease Site Work Group Chair, Kiran K. Turaga, MD, MPH and SSO Sarcoma Disease Site Work Group Vice Chair, Aimee M. Crago, MD, PhD. Dr. Turaga is the Vice Chief, Section of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology (Strategy and Finance), Director, Surgical GI Cancer Program, Director, Regional Therapeutics Program at the University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Crago is a Surgical Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

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