University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Education and Training

Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology / Oncology weekly Grand Rounds is held every Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside. Reminders are posted on the Calendar of Events. Meetings are open to physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurses who are interested in cancer research. Different types of cancers are discussed each week. Occasionally, special seminars, held in the same location as Grand Rounds, are hosted by the Hematology / Oncology Division.

Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

Topic: “Treatment of Estrogen Receptor Positive MBC in 2016  An Update and Future Directions”
When: 10/19/16
Speaker: Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor Herberman Auditorium


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Topic: “Treatment of Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction”
When: 10/12/16
Speaker: Robert J. Ferguson, PhD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd floor Herberman Auditorium


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Topic: “The Downside of Checkpoint Inhibition”
When: 10/5/16
Speaker: Jeffrey A. Sosman, MD
Location: Hillman Cancer Center, Ground Floor Cooper Conference B & C
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Topic: “Emerging Non-Factor Therapeutics for Hemophilia”
When: 9/28/16
Speaker: Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
Location: Hillman Cancer Center Ground Floor Cooper Conference B & C
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Topic: “Compliance Update”
When: 9/7/16
Location: Hillman Cancer Center, Ground Floor Cooper Conference B & C
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