UPMC Physician Resources

Oncology

GI Cancer Symposium

This course is designed to provide oncologists and oncology healthcare professionals with evidence based updates on current trends in diagnosing, treating, managing and preventing pancreatic and hepatobiliary malignancies.

Radioactive Seed Conference

Radioactive seed localization of nonpalpable breast lesions is one of a number of new technologies aimed at replacing wire localizations. This procedure affords the radiology and surgical teams the opportunity to uncouple their efforts, resulting in improved efficiency. It is associated with greater patient satisfaction and offers the potential for improved localization with resection of smaller breast volumes.

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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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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Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Cancer: Role of Robotic Surgery

Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Cancer: Role of Robotic Surgery

Publish Date: 12/27/2013
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Cancer and Renal Transplantation

Cancer and Renal Transplantation

Publish Date: 12/20/2013
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Lung Cancer 2013 Part 2: Technical Tips for VATS Lobectomy and Surgical Resection for the Stage 1A Lung Cancer Patient

Lung Cancer 2013 Part 2: Technical Tips for VATS Lobectomy and Surgical Resection for the Stage 1A Lung Cancer Patient

Publish Date: 11/26/2013
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Lung Cancer 2013 Part 1: Image Guided Ablation to VATS Lobectomy

Lung Cancer 2013 Part 1: Image Guided Ablation to VATS Lobectomy

Publish Date: 10/31/2013
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