Full slate of sessions on latest advances in cancer care planned, CoC plenary rescheduled


American College of Surgeons (ACS) Cancer Programs will offer a range of educational sessions at the virtual Clinical Congress 2020, however, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) Annual Meeting has been rescheduled for a later date.

The CoC Annual Meeting will be Friday, October 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm CDT.  To participate, register here.

Scheduled programming on the latest advances in cancer care is as follows for the virtual Clinical Congress. All times listed are Central Daylight Time.

Monday, October 5

Panel Session: Bringing Cancer Genetic Testing into the Mainstream
9:00 am–10:00 am

Panel Session: Multidisciplinary Management of Melanoma
1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Tuesday, October 6

Panel Session: New Frontiers in Targeted Therapy in Breast Cancer: What is the Surgeon’s Role?
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 7

Panel Session: Treatment Strategies and Evolving Therapies for  Retroperitoneal Sarcomas (RPS)
9:00 am–10:00 am

Panel Session: Ten Hot Topics in Surgical Oncology
10:00 am–11:00 am

Panel Session: Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Colorectal Cancer
10:00 am–11:00 am

Panel Session: Best Practice in Treatment of Gastric Cancer
11:00 am–12:00 pm

CoC Oncology Lecture: Cancer Care: Medicine, Meet Math
Professor Sir Murray F. Brennan, GNZM, MD, ChM, FRACS,FACS, Senior Vice-President of International Programs and the Benno C. Schmidt Chair of Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Panel Session: My Patient Has Breast Cancer: What Comes Next?
2:00–3:00 pm