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Ask the Experts: Advances in the Management of Liver Cancer

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Course Director:

David C. Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
New York Medical College
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Westchester Medical Center

Click here for the Brochure.

Course Overview:

The incidence of cirrhosis and liver cancer are increasing and are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. The Liver Transplant Center at Westchester Medical Center, flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and the American Liver Foundation, are hosting a symposium for medical professionals on advances in the management of liver cancer. The conference will improve participants’ understanding of the screening and diagnosis of liver cancer, as well as treatment options, including interventional radiology, medical therapy, hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. Additionally, participants will learn about diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer in pediatric patients.

Agenda:

6:30 pm   Liver Cancer: The Scope of the Problem
Cancer in the Alcoholic Patient

David C. Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
 
 
6:50 pm   Screening and Diagnosis of Liver Cancer
Roxana Bodin, MD
 
   
7:05 pm   Advances in Hepatobiliary Surgery
Gregory Veillette, MD, FACS
 
   
7:20 pm   Advances in Liver Transplant
Hiroshi Sogawa, MD, FACS
 
   
7:35 pm   Advances in Interventional Radiology: From Y-90 to Microwave Ablation
Sam McCabe, MD, DABR
 
   
7:50 pm   Advances in Medical Therapy for Liver Cancer
Michael Fanucchi, MD
 
   
8:05 pm   Hepatic Tumors in Pediatrics
Mehmet Ozkaynak, MD
 
   

Contact Info

Phone: 914.493.5756
Email: conferences@wmchealth.org

Location Info

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital / Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road  |  Conference Room A & B
Valhalla, NY  10595
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