Spotlight on Endometrial Cancer: Breakthroughs & Concerns
Recorded on May 14, 2021
Sponsored by GSK
This Virtual Global Patient Perspectives Roundtable—focused on Endometrial Cancer —is the second in a series of four roundtables sponsored by GSK.
These topics are relevant to patient care and outcomes, options, and autonomy and are especially significant in the backdrop of COVID-19 and of global discussions of health equity. Participating in this active exchange of information across populations, specialties, and regions, attendees will enhance their understanding of these important topics and be more empowered to exercise their rights and options related to each.
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Florida International University
A specialist in clinical trial development, robotic surgery, sentinel lymph node evaluation, and immunotherapy, Dr. Brian Slomovitz is a gynecologic oncologist at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Florida International University.
Dr. Slomovitz is part of the leadership committee at the GOG Foundation where he coordinates the uterine cancer trials. He is also the principal investigator on a number of GOG clinical trials. He authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and lectured extensively. In addition, Dr. Slomovitz has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical for the past several years.
Dr. Slomovitz graduated from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, and completed his residency at New York Presbyterian – Cornell Medical Center in 2002. At MD Anderson Cancer Center, he completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology in 2006. He is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.
Radiation Oncologist, Royal Marsden Hospital
Chair, London Cancer Alliance Gynaecology Oncology Pathway Group; Member, National Clinical Studies Group for Gynaecological Cancer
Ambassador, Endometrial Cancer Action Network for African Americans (ECANA)
Gynecologic Oncologist, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Dr Joseph Ng is gynecologic oncologist at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. He also chairs the National University Health System’s Comprehensive Robotic Surgery program which ensures equal access to robotic surgery for all patients who need it. He is also Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the National University of Singapore.
About the IGCS Patient Perspectives Roundtable Series
During the COVID-19 pandemic and in its aftermath, IGCS will continue to be a global source of education and resources, training, public awareness, and advocacy. Virtual Roundtables will
- facilitate first-hand assessment of patient community needs and concerns
- provide vetted information, assessments, and guidance from key opinion leaders and seasoned survivors/advocates
- address current patient and wider community concerns through live responses to question posted online during the session
- promote strategic conversations with health care and research communities around specific issues
- assist all in coming to workable solutions and strategies for moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic and in its aftermath
Each 60- to 90-minute session will cover a specific topic important to the gynecologic cancer patient communities maneuvering through the health and cancer care system during and after COVID-19 and will include IGCS key opinion leaders, patients-caregivers, and other stakeholders appropriate to the topic.
Navigating Telehealth/Telemedicine & Embracing Shared Decision Making
Recorded November 21, 2020
Sponsored by GSK
Patient Advocacy & Support in the Backdrop of COVID-19
Recorded June 30, 2020
Gynecologic Cancer Patient Care & Clinical Trials in the Midst of COVID-19
Recorded May 23, 2020
Sponsored by GOG Foundation