Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

4th Annual Liver Cancer Conference

October 29, 2022 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm

The Community Liver Alliance is collaborating with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Liver Research Center and the Allegheny Health Network: Cancer Center to host the 4th Annual Liver Cancer Conference.

Our speakers represent experts from the state and across the nation to bring up to date information in a one-day program with general sessions and case presentations.

This virtual conference will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 9:45 am – 3:00 pm EST.

Register here: https://cvent.me/gebqeo

Attendee Hub: https://cvent.me/gnVO5B


Program Overview

The goal of this course module is to help clinicians and other service providers understand the management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the US population, innovations in therapies and advances in research and development.

Learning Objectives

At course completion, attendees should be able to:

-Increase Knowledge

Understand the molecular classification of HCC

Understand the multidisciplinary approach to management of HCC


Define the mechanisms that lead to the development of hepatocellular cancer (HCC)


Discuss the available evidence-based data on promising treatment options for advanced HCC

Discuss the advances in research and development

Course Directors

Dulabh K. Monga, MD

Program Director

Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Temple University School of Medicine

Allegheny Health Network

Pittsburgh, PA

Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, MD

UPMC Endowed Chair for Experimental Pathology

Professor of Pathology and Medicine

Director, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center,

Chief and Vice Chair, Division of Experimental Pathology

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine and UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA


9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Overview

Dulabh K Monga, MD and Satdarshan (Paul) Monga, MD

Course Directors

Suzanna Masartis

CEO, Community Liver Alliance

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

How Does Liver Cancer Develop?

Satdarshan (Paul) Monga, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology

Director, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center

University of Pittsburgh and UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

HCC Surveillance in High Risk Liver Cancer

Renumathy Dhanasekaran, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, CA

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Role of Surgical Resection and Transplantation in HCC Management

Rachel Tindall, MD, FACS

Transplant Surgeon, Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Cancer

Allegheny Health Network

Pittsburgh, PA

11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Role of Locoregional Therapies in HCC Management

Riad Salem, MD

Vice-Chair, Image-Guided Therapy

Chief, Interventional Radiology and Oncology

Department of Radiology

Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.


12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Medical Management of HCC

Dulabh K Monga, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Drexel University School of Medicine

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

Radiation Therapy for HCC

Paul Renz, DO

Radiation Oncology Specialist

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Molecular Pathology of Hepatobiliary Tumors

Aatur Singhi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh and UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Advances in the Management of Biliary Tract Cancers

Rachna Shroff, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Chief, GI Medical Oncology

University of Arizona Cancer Center

Tucson, AZ

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Palliative Care of Cancer Patients

Sidra Anwar, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist

Allegheny Health Network

Pittsburgh, PA

3:00 p.m.

Case Presentations/Q & A

Resectable/Transplantable HCC

Non-Resectable Non-Transplantable HCC and

Medical and Locoregional Options

Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Paul Renz, DO

Dulabh Monga, MD

Riad Salem, MD

Rachna Shroff, MD

Rachel Tindall, MD

Register here: https://cvent.me/gebqeo

Attendee Hub: https://cvent.me/gnVO5B


October 29, 2022
9:45 am - 3:00 pm


View Organizer Website


United States + Google Map
Shopping Basket