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: “Management of Brain Mets from Melanoma”
When: 6/29/16
Speaker: Yana Najjar, MD, and Ronny Kalash, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Molecular Alterations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”
When: 6/22/16
Speaker: Hooman Parsi, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “"Circulating Tumor DNA in the Early Detection and Treatment of Endocrine Resistance in ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer" and "Targeting ER Stress Pathway in Pancreatic Cancer"”
When: 6/15/16
Speaker: Tadeu Ambros, MD, and Khanh Nguyen, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “"Checkpoint Inhibition and Type 1 Signaling: Potential Synergies in Advanced Melanoma" and "Exploring Racial Disparities in Cancer Patients at UPMC"”
When: 6/8/16
Speaker: Diwakar Davar, MD, and Melissa Yee, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Eat Your Broccoli, STAT: And Other Lessons in Head and Neck Oncology”
When: 6/1/16
Speaker: Jessica Geiger, MD, and Vitor Pastorini Filho, MD
Location: Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
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