UPMC Physician Resources

Oncology

Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology: In Pittsburgh and Beyond

Dr. Shaw defines an AYA Oncology Patient and provides an overview of its prevalence and survival rates. He discusses a variety of groups and organizations involved with adolescent and young adult oncology, advocacy and awareness, and the results that they drive for research and clinical trials. Collaboration with medical oncologists and their successful results in patients is also covered.

Publish Date: 9/11/2012
Total Viewing Time: 39 min.

CME

Cancer Pearls for the Geriatrician

UPMC's Dr. Gijsberta van Londen provides an overview of cancer in the elderly including pearls of wisdom for practitioners serving the geriatric population. The presentation offers special insight into screening, assessment and management of the geriatric cancer patient.

Publish Date: 6/20/2012
Total Viewing Time: 40 min.

CME

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention for High Risk Patients

Dr. Jankowitz provides an overview of breast cancer risk factors, as well as factors differentiating moderate and high-risk patients. She discusses methods of preventive therapy and the benefits and risks associated with such therapy.

Publish Date: 4/26/2012
Total Viewing Time: 22 min.

CME

ACRO Accreditation

The Department of Radiation Oncology at UPMC CancerCenter offers a full range of advanced radiation treatment services throughout western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and at two international locations in Dublin and Waterford, Ireland, making us one of the largest integrated clinical care delivery networks in the country and abroad.

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

Drs. James D. Luketich and Katie S. Nason discuss minimally invasive esophagectomy.

Publish Date: 5/2/2013
Total Viewing Time: 1hr 30 minutes

CME

The Role of the PCP in Longitudinal Follow-Up

Dr. G. van Londen will discuss cancer survivorship issues.

Publish Date: 3/29/2013
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes

CME

Imaging the Diagnostic Patient: Which Drugs Should You Order?

Dr. Marion L. Spangler discusses the most common breast problems requiring diagnostic imaging workup, exam appropriateness according to the problem and patient’s age, and exam appropriateness according to the problem and patient’s age.

Publish Date: 4/18/2013
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes

CME

Mastalgia

Dr. Emilia Diego discusses the Significance, Pathophysiology, Classification, Evaluation, Management of breast pain.

Publish Date: 1/17/2013
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes

CME

Nipple Discharge

Dr. Priscilla F. McAuliffe will discuss how to distinguish between physiologic and pathologic nipple discharge, the work up of this problem, and treatment.

Publish Date: 1/29/2013
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes

CME

Regional Perfusion in the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

Dr. James F. Pingpank discusses the utility of regional perfusion strategies in the treatment of patients with metastatic melanoma.

Publish Date: 3/5/2013
Total Viewing Time: 45 minutes

CME

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Continuing Medical Education

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Selected presentations from the Hereditary Cancers Conference Part 2

Selected presentations from the Hereditary Cancers Conference Part 2

Publish Date: 7/18/2014
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Selected presentations from the Hereditary Cancers Conference Part 1

Selected presentations from the Hereditary Cancers Conference Part 1

Publish Date: 6/26/2014
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Augmenting Cancer Therapy through Diet

Augmenting Cancer Therapy through Diet

Publish Date: 6/19/2014
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Coagulation Issues: Should the New Anticoagulants Replace the Old?

Coagulation Issues: Should the New Anticoagulants Replace the Old?

Publish Date: 4/30/2014
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Surgical, Ablative, and Regional Chemotherapeutic Opportunities for Primary and Metastatic Hepatobiliary Malignancy

Surgical, Ablative, and Regional Chemotherapeutic Opportunities for Primary and Metastatic Hepatobiliary Malignancy

Publish Date: 2/20/2014
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Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Evolving Role in the Management of Localized Cancers

Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Evolving Role in the Management of Localized Cancers

Publish Date: 2/19/2014
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Identifying and Treating Important Coagulopathies

Identifying and Treating Important Coagulopathies

Publish Date: 1/29/2014
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What do we do with the small incidentally discovered Small Renal Mass?

What do we do with the small incidentally discovered Small Renal Mass?

Publish Date: 1/7/2014
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Conservation Surgery for Oropharynx and Larynx Cancers

Conservation Surgery for Oropharynx and Larynx Cancers

Publish Date: 1/2/2014
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Management of the Clinically Negative Axilla

Management of the Clinically Negative Axilla

Publish Date: 12/31/2013
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