KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2024

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2024

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota Three cases were discussed at the May 2024 KCMC-FCCT tumor board. Only one case was presented in March 2024 and April 2024. All five cases are summarized below. A 64 year-old female […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board February 2024

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board February 2024

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota Three urologic cases were discussed at the February tumor board. One case involved a patient who had undergone a nephrectomy at an outside institution several years ago for renal cell carcinoma. There […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 20, 2023 The October tumor board was our first multidisciplinary neuro-oncology tumor board. Two cases of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) were discussed. Development of a neuro-oncology program at KCMC was the vision […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 20, 2023 A single case of breast cancer was discussed at the September tumor board. A 52 year-old nulliparous woman with no family history of breast cancer presented with bloody nipple […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota July 19, 2023 Again, very challenging cases were presented in July 2023. The first case involved a 24-year-old woman with a widely metastatic adenocarcinoma with papillary features with lung liver and lymph […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota May 17, 2023 The virtual Tanzania-Minnesota tumor board for May 2023 was held last week. (A tumor board was not formally conducted in April 2023 because KCMC cancer center personnel were visiting […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board April 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board April 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota April 14, 2023 February. A recurring theme continues to be the need for radiation therapy facilities at KCMC to provide adequate cancer care.  A case of a 45-year-old man with a plasmacytoma […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board January 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board January 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota January 18, 2023 Five cases were presented at the January tumor board that continue to show the complexity of cases challenging the oncologists at KCMC. Two of the cases involved multiple primary […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board November 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board November 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota November 16, 2022 Our November tumor board was held on Wednesday 11/16/22. Three cases were presented, two of which required neurosurgery expertise and therefore neurosurgeons from the University of Minnesota participated. The […]

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