Oncology – From Diagnosis to Survivorship
Oncology – From Diagnosis to Survivorship

Course Description

This course is designed for the learner to Stay updated on current trends, practice guidelines and consensus of experts in the surgical treatment of oncology patients. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Review current trends, practice guidelines, and learn the consensus of experts relevant to surgical oncology
  • Follow established guidelines for diagnosis and care of patients
  • Offer available current options for clinical research protocols to cancer patients

Scientific Program


Friday, October 15, 2021
(All times are Central Standard Time)
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
Physician Burnout/when to get Palliative Care Involved, Ethics
Shawnta Pittman-Hobbs, MD
1:00 pm
Reconstructive Urology after Radiation
Charles Secrest, MD
1:30 pm
GI Oncology
Melvin Simien, MD
2:00 pm
Early Detection and Management of Lung Cancer
Harpreet Suri, MD
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Irreversible Electroporation for Management of Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Suhail Sharif, MD
3:15 pm
Updates in Medical Oncology
Alberto Parra, MD
3:45 pm
Head & Neck Cancer- Outcome of HPV Mediated Cancer
Thanh Nguyen, MD
4:15 pm
Fertility Preservation, Ethics
Robert Kaufmann, MD

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) will provide 4.25 Contact Hours CE nursing credits for this program. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17101, for 4.25 Contact Hours.
The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) has determined this program meets the requirements for 1 Ethics Credit based on guidelines set by the Texas Medical Board.


Robert Kaufmann, MD

  • Reproductive Endocrinologist
  • Fort Worth Fertility

Alberto Parra, MD

  • Medical Oncology, Hematology
  • The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Shawnta Pittman-Hobbs, MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Baylor Scott & White Supportive and Palliative Care - Fort Worth

Charles Secrest, MD

  • Urology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Baylor Scott & White Center for Reconstructive Urology

Suhail Sharif, MD

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

  • Medical Director of Surgical Oncology at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth

Melvin Simien, MD

  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
  • Baylor Scott & White Digestive Diseases - Fort Worth

Harpreet Suri, MD

  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
  • The Lung Consultants, LLC

Thanh Nguyen, MD

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Texas Oncology, P.A.


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