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: “Circulating and Tumoral Biomarkers of the Proinflammatory Response and Immune Suppression as Predictors of Immunotherapeutic Benefit”
When: 9/30/15
Speaker: Ahmad A. Tarhini, MD, PhD
Location: Hillman Cancer Center Ground Floor
Cooper Conference B & C
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Topic: “Advances in Robotic Assisted Thoracic Surgery”
When: 9/23/15
Speaker: Inderpal (Netu) S. Sarkaria, MD, FACS
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
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Topic: “Preoperative Transfusion and Postoperative Complications in Sickle Cell Disease”
When: 9/16/15
Speaker: Cheryl A. Hillery, MD
Location: Hillman Cancer Center Ground Floor
Cooper Conference B & C
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