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Overview

Join Stanford Medicine specialists for a live discussion on progress in the management of breast and gynecologic cancers. Learn about diagnostic and treatment updates to help your patients achieve their best outcomes. Following the presentations, take part in the Q&A.

Virtual Event Program

Monday, October 18, 2021

5 p.m. – 6 p.m. PT

Sentinel Node Biopsy and Who Should Have One

Kimberly Sue Stone, MD

Ovarian Cancer: How Close is a Cure?

Oliver Dorigo, MD, PhD

HIPEC Therapy for Metastatic Gynecologic Cancers

Amer Karam, MD

Managing Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Melinda L. Telli, MD

Q&A Session

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SPEAKERS

Melinda L. Telli, MD

Medical Oncologist
Associate Professor, Medicine
Director, Breast Cancer Program, Stanford Cancer Institute

Dr. Melinda L. Telli leads the Breast Cancer Program and specializes in the treatment of triple-negative and hereditary breast cancers. Her research focuses on the validation of homologous recombination deficiency biomarkers to identify patients with sporadic triple-negative breast cancer and the development of PARP inhibitor therapy for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation-associated cancers.

Oliver Dorigo, MD, PhD

Gynecologic Oncologist
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Gynecologic Cancer Program, Stanford Cancer Institute

Dr. Oliver Dorigo leads the Gynecologic Cancer Program and specializes in the treatment of ovarian, cervical, endometrial, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. He is dedicated to the expansion of the clinical trials program and the development of novel therapies for ovarian cancer in the laboratory. In his surgical practice, Dr. Dorigo emphasizes use of minimally invasive technologies.

Kimberly Sue Stone, MD

Breast Surgeon
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Director, Stanford Medicine Network Breast Oncology Program

Dr. Kimberly Sue Stone specializes in breast surgical oncology and treats all conditions related to breast health. She is skilled in total skin and nipple sparing mastectomy, wireless lumpectomy, benign breast disease excisions, axillary surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and lymph node dissection. Dr. Stone believes patient empowerment and education are at the heart of excellent care.

Amer Karam, MD

Gynecologic Oncologist
Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Amer Karam specializes in the treatment of gynecologic cancers, including cervical, vaginal, vulvar, ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal cancer. He is also a leader in HIPEC treatment, an innovative treatment that delivers high dose chemotherapy directly to the site of tumor during surgery. Dr. Karam has a strong interest in minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

RESOURCES

Our Cancer Program clinics span the Bay Area, with offices in Emeryville, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, and San Jose.

Breast Cancer Program »
Gynecologic Cancer Program »

This fact sheet provides more information on our service offerings and providers.

FAQs


The event will be livestreamed from this webpage. You do not need to download software or log in to join. Using your computer or other device, return here on Monday, October 18 at 5:00 p.m. PT.


Yes, the event livestream feed is optimized for viewing on computers, smartphones, and tablets. However, we recommend joining from a computer.


If you are no longer able to attend the event, you do not need to change your registration status. Please email events@stanfordhealthcare.org with any questions.


Yes, you are welcome to forward the invitation to colleagues. You can also share a link to this webpage: womenscancer.stanfordhealthcare.org. We ask that each participant register for the event. This program is not intended for a patient audience.


This is a complimentary program. For CME opportunities, visit the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education 


Yes, the program will be recorded and available on this webpage after the live event ends. A link to the recording will also be emailed to everyone who registered.


Visit our Breast Cancer Program webpage to learn about our care offerings and how we can help your patients.


This virtual event is the first in a series on women’s cancers. If you would like to be notified about the other virtual events in this series, mark this when you register or email events@stanfordhealthcare.org.


Stanford Medicine also hosts a range of other webinars and events on clinical care and research. For CME opportunities, visit the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education.


Please refer your patient online using PRISM, by calling our Transfer Center at 1-800-800-1551, or by faxing in a referral form. Visit our Community Physician Hub to learn more.


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