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MSK India Educational Events – Timeline

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For over 135 years, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) – the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center – has been dedicated to providing exceptional patient care through our groundbreaking scientific research in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, innovative surgical techniques, and breakthrough discoveries in new drug therapies. Our educational programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at MSK have an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.

Through these interactive interchanges, we hope to accelerate the exchange of knowledge to improve patient outcomes, new research collaborations, and increase graduate training.

We are grateful for your interest in attending these events and look forward to seeing you at all events. If you are interested in learning more about education and research opportunities, please contact Dr. Varadarajan Kumar at mskccindia@icliniq.com.

09-17-2022
Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on Complex Thyroid Cancer: MSK and CI (WIA)

Description

Head and neck cancers are among the leading causes of cancer morbidity and mortality in India and globally. To improve patient outcomes through research and education, we are excited to present an educational series with the leading institutions in India. The host institution for this event on thyroid cancer is Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai. We will be discussing three cases

Moderator

  • Dr. Ashok Shaha, Surgeon, MSK, New York
  • Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy, Surgeon, CI(WIA), Chennai

Panelists

  • Dr. Alan Ho, Medical Oncologist, MSK, NY
  • Dr. R. Krishnakumar, Nuclear Medicine, CI(WIA), Chennai
  • Dr. Michael Tuttle, Endocrinologist, MSK, NY
  • Dr. Venktesh Vaidhyalingam, Surgeon, CI(WIA), Chennai
  • Dr. Arun Mitra, Surgeon, CI(WIA), Chennai
  • Dr. Helena Levyn, Fellow, MSK, NY
  • Dr. Raksha Ramesh, Surgical Oncology Resident, CI(WIA), Chennai

Case Presenters

  • MSK Fellow Dr. Helena Levyn
  • CI(WIA) Resident Dr. Raksha Ramesh
  • CI(WIA) Surgeon Dr. Arun Mitra
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08-05-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON LOW GRADE OVARIAN TUMORS: MSK AND CI (WIA)

Description

Gynecological cancers are the leading causes of cancer morbidity and mortality for women in India. To spread knowledge, further research, and improve patient outcomes, we were excited to present an educational series between MSK and the leading institutions of India. For this event on ovarian cancer, we were honored to co-host with the Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai. We discussed treatment management of two serous ovarian cancer cases: Borderline Ovarian Tumor in Young Women- Management Dilemmas and 32-year-old with Recurrent Low-Grade Serous Carcinoma of the Ovary followed by a group discussion.

Moderator

  • Dr. Jayashree Natarajan,MS, MCh GYN Oncologist, CI (WIA)
  • Dr. Kara Long Roche, GYN Surgeon, MSK

Panelists

  • Dr. Rachel Grisham, GYN Medical Oncologist, MSK
  • Dr. P K Jayachandran, MD, DM, FRCP Medical Oncologist, CI (WIA)
  • Dr. Sarah Chiang, GYN Pathologist, MSK
  • Dr. Kanchan M, MD Onco Pathologist, CI (WIA)

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Ryan Kahn, GYN Fellow, MSK
  • Dr. Pushkala, MS, Senior Resident, Surgical Oncology, CI (WIA)

Lecture Presenters

  • Dr. Jayashree Natarajan,CI (WIA): Ovarian Tumors in Young and Management Dilemmas- Focusing on Fertility Preservation
  • Dr. Rachel Grisham, MSK: Molecular Profile and Current Treatment Strategies for Low Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer
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07-02-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON SKULL BASE MALIGNANCIES: MSK AND AMRITA

Description

Head and neck cancer are among the leading causes of cancer morbidity and mortality in India and globally. To improve patient outcomes through research and education, we are excited to present an educational series with the leading institutions in India. The host institution for this head and neck event on skull base malignancies is Amrita Hospital in Kochi. We will discuss two cases: ethmoid cancer suitable for endonasal resection & locally advanced malignant tumor involving the skull base/orbit. This will be followed by two lectures: Principles of Reconstructive Surgery following Major Skull Base Resection with or without Orbital Exenteration & 2022 Outcomes of International Collaborative Study on Skull Base Surgery.

Moderator

  • Dr. Jatin Shah, Surgeon, MSK, New York
  • Dr. Krishnakumar Thankappan, Surgeon, Amrita, Kochi

Panelists

  • Dr. Marc Cohen, Surgeon, MSK, New York
  • Dr. Subramania Iyer, Surgeon, Amrita, Kochi
  • Dr. David Pfister, Medical Oncologist, MSK, New York
  • Dr. Deepak Balasubramanian, Surgeon, Amrita, Kochi
  • Dr. Anoop Nair, Radiation Oncologist, Amrita, Kochi

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Helena Levyn, Fellow, MSK, New York
  • Dr. Tejal Patel, Fellow, Amrita, Kochi

Lecture Presenters

  • Dr. Jatin Shah (MSK): 2022 Outcomes of International Collaborative Study on Skull Base Surgery.
  • Dr. Subramania Iyer (Amrita): Principles of Reconstructive Surgery following Major Skull Base Resection with or without Orbital Exenteration
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05-07-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON SALIVARY CANCER: MSK AND HCG

Description

The host institution for this head and neck event on salivary cancer was HCG Cancer Centre in Ahmedabad. We discussed two cases: parotid tumor requiring sacrifice of facial nerve & locally advanced parotid cancer requiring extensive surgery with neck dissection and reconstruction. This was followed by two lectures: Role of IONM in Parotid Surgery & Nuances in Facial Reanimation.

Moderator

  • Dr. Richard Wong, Surgeon, MSK, NY
  • Dr. Kaustubh Patel, Surgeon, HCG, Ahmedabad

Panelists

  • Dr. Rajendra Toprani, Surgeon, HCG, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Dushyant Mandlik, Surgeon, HCG, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Ian Ganly, Surgeon, MSK, NY
  • Dr. Joseph Dayan, Surgeon, MSK, NY
  • Dr. Daxesh Patel, Surgeon, HCG, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Kinjal Jani, Radiation Oncologist, HCG, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Aditya Joshipura, Surgeon, HCG, Ahmedabad

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Parul Sobti, Fellow, HCG
  • Dr. Conall Fitzgerald, Fellow, MSK

Lecture Presenters

  • Dr. Aditya Joshipura(HCG): Role of IONM in Parotid Surgery
  • Dr. Joseph Dayan(MSK):Nuances in Facial Reanimation
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03-25-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON OVARIAN CANCER AND CONVERSATION WITH MS. MANISHA KOIRALA

Description

To spread knowledge, further research, and improve patient outcomes, we were excited to present an educational series between MSK and the Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India (AGOI). For this event on ovarian cancer, we were honored to co-host with Tata Medical Center in Kolkata. We discussed treatment management of two serous ovarian cancer cases: platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer & HIPEC for ovarian cancer. We then had the distinct privilege and honor to follow this with a conversation between Ms. Manisha Koirala and Dr. William Breitbart about the patient perspective.

Moderator

  • Dr. Dennis Chi, Surgical Oncologist and Ovarian Surgery Head, Surgical Oncology, MSK New York

Panelists

  • Dr. Jaydip Bhaumik, Head of Dept GYN-Oncology, TMC-K
  • Dr. Roisin O’Cearbhaill, GYN Medical Oncologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Anik Ghosh, GYN Surgical Oncologist, TMC-K
  • Dr. Herman Chui, GYN Pathologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Joydeep Ghosh, Medical Oncologist, TMC-K

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Subhashree Rout, DrNB Trainee, TMC-K
  • Dr. Aaron Praiss, Fellow, MSK New York
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02-25-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON ORAL CANCER:MSK & TATA MEMORIAL

Description

For this head and neck event, we co-hosted with the faculty of Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. We discussed treatment management of complex oral cancer: early oral cancer with submucous fibrosis & locally advanced oral cancer with mandibular invasion. This was followed by a short lecture on state of the art techniques in mandible reconstruction.

Moderator

  • Dr. Devendra Chaukar, Surgical Oncologist, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. Snehal Patel, Surgical Oncologist, MSK New York

Panelists

  • Dr. Prathamesh Pai, Surgical Oncologist, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. David Pfister, Medical Oncologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Snehal Patel, Surgical Oncologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Munita Bal, Pathologist, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. Evan Matros, Surgical Oncologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Sarbani Ghosh, Radiation Oncologist, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. Shivakumar Thiagarajan, Surgical Oncologist, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. Sean McBride, Radiation Oncologist, MSK New York

Lecture Presenter

  • Dr. Evan Matros: Modern Mandible Reconstruction: CAD/CAM

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Nithyanand C, Resident, Tata Memorial Mumbai
  • Dr. Robbie Woods, Fellow, MSK New York
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01-28-2022
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON ENDOMETRIAL CANCER: MSK & MANIPAL

Description

For this inaugural event in the MSK-AGOI joint tumor board series, we were honored to co-host with Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center in Bengaluru. We discussed treatment management of two endometrial cancer cases: localized/early-stage and advanced/recurrent. This was followed by a short lecture on recent progress in advanced/metastatic endometrial cancer.

Moderator

  • Dr. Nadeem Abu-Rustum, Surgical Oncologist and Chief, GYN Surgical Oncology, MSK New York

Panelists

  • Dr. Somashekhar S P, Surgical Oncologist, Chairman and HOD-Surgical & GYN Oncology, Manipal Cancer Center
  • Dr. Vicky Makker, Course Director, GYN Medical Oncologist, Endometrial Section Head, MSK New York
  • Dr. Kaled Alektiar, GYN Radiation Oncologist, MSK New York
  • Dr. Susmita Rakshit, Pathologist, HOD-Oncopathology & Molecular Pathology, Manipal Cancer Center
  • Dr. Amit Rauthan, Medical Oncologist, HOD-Medical Oncology, Manipal Cancer Center
  • Dr. Sarah Chiang, GYN Pathologist, MSK New York

Lecture Presenter

  • Dr. Vicky Makker: Recent Progress in Advanced/Metastatic Endometrial Cancer

Case Presenters

  • Dr. Aaron Fernandes, Fellow, Manipal Cancer Center
  • Dr. William Zammarelli, Fellow, MSK New York
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11-20-2021
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TUMOR BOARD ON THYROID CANCER: MSK & AIIMS

Description

The first event in our head and neck series was co-hosted with AIIMS, New Delhi and focused specifically on thyroid cancer. Experts from both teams discussed the management of localized and metastatic thyroid cancer. Dr. Alan Ho from MSK gave a short lecture on state-of-the-art redifferentiation therapy and Dr. Kapil Sikka from AIIMS gave a short lecture on decreasing parathyroid morbidity.

Moderator

  • Dr. Jatin Shah, Surgical Oncologist, E W Strong Chair, Head and Neck Oncology, MSK New York

Panelists

  • Dr. Alok Thakar, Surgical Oncologist and Chair, ENT & Head-Neck Surgery, AIIMS New Delhi
  • Dr. Alan Ho, Medical Oncologist, Head and Neck Oncology, MSK New York
  • Dr. CS Bal, Nuclear Medicine, Head of Nuclear Medicine Dept, AIIMS New Delhi
  • Dr. Ian Ganly, Surgical Oncologist, Head and Neck Oncology, MSK New York
  • Dr. Kapil Sikka, Surgical Oncologist, ENT & Head-Neck Surgery, AIIMS New Delhi

Lecture Presenters

  • Dr. Alan Ho: Redifferentiation Therapy
  • Dr. Kapil Sikka: Decreasing Parathyroid Morbidity

Case Presenters

  • Dr. K Abhilash, Fellow, AIIMS New Delhi
  • Dr. Dr M Suresh, Fellow, AIIMS New Delhi
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06-19-2021
DEALING WITH CANCER DURING COVID-19

Description

This Interchange brought together over two dozen specialists with unique expertise in hospital administration, infectious disease and epidemiology, medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and psychiatry. The format of the program was designed to provide authoritative guidance on best practices while allowing for dialogue and cross-fertilization of ideas and practical lessons learned on the ground, regardless of geography and microenvironment.

Opening Remarks

  • Lisa DeAngelis, Physician-In-Chief, MSK New York
  • Sir Murray Brennan, Chairman Emeritus, Dept. of Surgery & SVP of International Programs, MSK New York

Concluding Remarks

  • Andrew Seidman, Medical Oncologist & Medical Director of Bobst International Center, MSK New York
  • Mrinal Gounder, Medical Oncologist & Physician Ambassador to India-Asia, MSK New York
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