Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery Grand Rounds

Location and day:

Grand Rounds are held every Thursday, 6:45-7:30 am, Long School of Medicine, Johnson Center for Surgical Innovation Room 221E. For additional information, please email us.


Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery Grand Rounds 2020-2021


Thursday, July 16, 2020
Topic — Workup and Management of Hyperparathyroidism (discuss the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary but mostly focus on primary hyperparathyroidism)


Thursday, July 23, 2020
Topic — Surgical treatment of breast cancer: Mastectomy vs Breast conservative therapy – the trials


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Topic — Workup of thyroid nodules (include utility of molecular testing)


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Topic — Role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer


Thursday, August 13, 2020
Topic — Management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer (include role of central neck dissection)


Thursday, August 20, 2020
Topic — Work-up and management of DCIS


Thursday, August 27, 2020
Topic — Surgical management of melanoma


Thursday, September 3, 2020
Topic — Contraindications to radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer – evidence based


Thursday, September 10, 2020
Topic — Workup and management of retroperitoneal sarcoma: role of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy


Thursday, September 17, 2020
Topic — Role of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: TNBC and HER2 positive


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Topic — Management of gastric adenocarcinoma: neoadjuvant vs adjuvant


Thursday, October 1, 2020
Topic — Work-up and management of small bowel neoplasm


Thursday, October 8, 2020
Topic — Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes and management


Thursday, October 15, 2020
Topic — Indications for thyroidectomy other than thyroid nodules


Thursday, October 22, 2020
Topic — Workup and management of GIST (include all GI tract GIST)


Thursday, October 29, 2020
Topic — Multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer


Thursday, November 5, 2020
Topic — Work-up and management of adrenal incidentaloma


Thursday, November 12, 2020
Topic — Postoperative management of hypocalcemia in thyroid and parathyroid surgery


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Topic — Regional treatment strategies for in-transit melanoma metastases


Thursday, November 26, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday


Thursday, December 3, 2020
Topic — Work-up and management of soft tissue sarcoma (non-retroperitoneal)


Thursday, December 10, 2020
Topic — Role of metastasectomy in surgical oncology


Thursday, December 17, 2020
Topic — Diagnosis and management of basal, squamous, and Merkel cell carcinoma


Thursday, December 24, 2020
Winter Break


Thursday, December 31, 2020
Topic — Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes


Thursday, January 7, 2021
Topic — Workup and management of colon cancer


Thursday, January 14, 2021
Topic — Role of surgery in stage IV colorectal cancer


Thursday, January 21, 2021
Topic — Risk assessment and management of cystic neoplasms of the pancreas


Thursday, January 28, 2021
Topic — Hereditary Colorectal Syndromes – molecular basis and their management


Thursday, February 4, 2021
Topic — Management of GI carcinoid tumors


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Topic — Role of cytoreduction and HIPEC in peritoneal surface malignancy


Thursday, February 18, 2021
Topic — Principles of immunotherapy in solid tumors


Thursday, February 25, 2021
Topic — Role of screening and diagnostic MRI in breast cancer


Thursday, March 4, 2021
Topic — Role of palliative surgery in cancer


Thursday, March 11, 2021
Topic — Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine tumors


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Topic — Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma (discuss MSLT I and II trials)


Thursday, March 25, 2021
Topic — Risk assessment and chemoprevention for breast cancer


Thursday, April 1, 2021
Topic — Management of medullary and undifferentiated thyroid cancer


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Topic — Benign breast disease I: Fibrocystic change, breast cyst, sclerosing adenosis


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Topic — Work-up and management of pheochromocytoma


Thursday, April 22, 2021
Topic — Role of Oncotype DX in breast cancer


Thursday, April 29, 2021
Topic — Adjuvant therapy for melanoma (Stage III and IV)


Thursday, May 6, 2021
Topic — Management of axilla and timing of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy


Thursday, May 13, 2021
Topic — Workup and management of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans


Thursday, May 20, 2021
Topic — Management of atypical ductal and lobular hyperplasia of the breast


Thursday, May 27, 2021
Topic — Work-up and management of unilateral neck mass


Thursday, June 3, 2021
Topic — Differential diagnosis of pancreatic masses (other than adenocarcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor) and their management


Thursday, June 10, 2021
Topic — Benign breast disease II: Fibroadenoma, phylloides, tumor, intraductal papilloma and papillomatosis


Thursday, June 17 – July 8, 2021
Summer Break – Grand rounds for next academic calendar will resume on 07/15/2021