Surgical Oncology in the AYA Population

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

Topics Include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of common cancers in the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) population
  • Multidisciplinary approaches to reducing side effects related to cancer diagnosis
  • Surgical interventions that optimize outcomes and survivorship in the AYA population
  • Shared decision making in fertility preservation in the AYA population (ETHICS)

Speaker’s specialties:

  • Surgical oncology
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Ortho Oncologist
  • AYA Medical Oncologist
  • Urologist
  • OB/GYN fertility specialist

Scientific Program


Friday, October 14, 2022
11:30 am
12:00 pm
Identification and management of patients at high risk for breast cancer
Vaishali Kent, MD
12:40 pm
Orthopedic Oncology in the Young Adult Population
Mayme Richie-Gillespie, MD
1:20 pm
Surgical Management of Colorectal Malignancy in the AYA Population
Suhail Sharif, MD
2:00 pm
Care of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients: What’s Age Got To Do With It?
Karen Albritton, MD
2:40 pm
3:00 pm
Contemporary Surgical Management of Mediastinal Masses
Anita Krueger, MD
3:40 pm
Fertility Preservation (Ethics)
Robert Kaufmann, MD

Target Audience

This activity is intended for all surgeons and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of patients with cancer.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Ethics Credit: 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.

(CE) Nursing Continuing Education Credit: The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) will provide 4 Contact Hours CE nursing credits for this program. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17101, for 4 Contact Hours.



Karen Albritton, MD

  • Medical Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Program
  • Cook Children's Hematology and Oncology Center

Reproductive Endocrinology

Robert Kaufmann, MD

  • Fort Worth Fertility

Breast Surgery

Vaishali Kent, MD

  • Baylor Scott & White Breast Care Specialists of Texas


Anita Krueger, MD

  • Director of ECMO
  • Baylor Scott and White All Saints, Fort Worth

Surgical Oncology

Suhail Sharif, MD

  • Medical Director of Surgical Oncology
  • DFW Surgical Oncology


Top Golf Fort Worth

2201 E 4th St., Fort Worth, TX


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