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Tumor Boards at UPMC CancerCenter

The tumor boards for the UPMC Specialty Care Centers includes medical, surgical, radiation oncologists as well as pathologists. Other disciplines attending are mid-levels, SCC Coordinators, pain/palliative care, nutrition, social work and behavioral medicine. In general cases of interest are presented by the various physicians. Past and current relevant medical history are reviewed in addition to radiology images, pathology results and treatments given. Input is given by the experts and a proposed plan of care is developed.

To register to present a case study at a Tumor Board, please fill out the following form.

Colorectal/Peritoneal/Peritoneal Mesothelioma Cancers

Date: Thursday
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Surgical Oncology Conference Room, Suite 415, Cancer Pavilion

Medical, surgical and radiation oncologists attend as well as pathologists, fellows and various students. All cases of interest regarding metastatic colorectal and peritoneal malignancies are presented including record reviews initiated by outside physicians or patients.

Contact: Natasha Botelho
Phone: 412-623-3481
Email: botelhonl@upmc.edu
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Genitourinary Cancers

Date: Second and Fourth Monday, September to July
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium

Medical, surgical and radiation oncologists attend as well as pathologists, fellows and various students. All cases of interest regarding genitourinary malignancies are presented including record reviews initiated by outside physicians or patients.

Contact: Rosalie Jones Moore
Phone: 412-605-3019
Email: jonesmoorern@upmc.edu
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Head and Neck Cancers

Date: Mondays
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: 5th floor of the Eye and Ear Institute

Medical, surgical and radiation oncologists attend as well as pathologists, fellows and various students. All cases of interest regarding head and neck malignancies are presented including record reviews initiated by outside physicians or patients.

Contact: Christin Doran
Phone: 412-648-6428
Email: dorancl@upmc.edu
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Melanoma

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Melanoma cases are presented to medical, surgical and radiation oncologists as well as research faculty, pathologists, fellows and residents. Case review can include evaluation of records and pathology tissue examination.

Contact: Katherine Glovier
Phone: 412-235-1159
Email: glovierkn@upmc.edu
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Neuro Oncology Cancers

Date: Mondays
Time: 7:45 a.m.
Location: Cooper Conference Room C

Medical, surgical and radiation oncologists attend as well as pathologists, fellows and various students. All cases of interest regarding neuro oncologyl malignancies are presented including record reviews initiated by outside physicians or patients.

Contact: Jennifer Mabold
Phone: 412-692-2606
Email: maboldjl@upmc.edu
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Pancreas Cancer

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Surgical Oncology Conference Room, Suite 415, Cancer Pavilion / Montefiore Hospital Teleconferenced

Medical, surgical and radiation oncologists attend as well as pathologists, fellows and various students. All cases of interest regarding pancreas malignancies are presented including record reviews initiated by outside physicians or patients.

Contact: Jennifer Steve
Phone: 412-623-4863
Email: youngjl3@upmc.edu
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Premenopausal Breast Cancer

Date: First and Third Fridays of the month
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Magee-Womens Hospital Breast Surgical Offices Conference Room, Suite 2502

Multidisciplinary discussion amongst a surgical oncologist, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pathologist and radiologist regarding premenopausal breast cancers diagnosed in women under the age of 50 or in complex situations requiring input from a multispecialty team is conducted in this one hour meeting.

Contact: Maren Nordenberg
Phone: 412-641-6392
Email: nordenbergm@mail.magee.edu
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Sarcoma

Date: Thursdays
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Shadyside Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor

Sarcoma cases are presented to medical, surgical and radiation oncologists as well as research faculty, pathologists, fellows and residents. Case review can include evaluation of records and pathology tissue examination.

Contact: Katherine Glovier
Phone: 412-235-1159
Email: glovierkn@upmc.edu
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