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Initiation of a KCMC -University of Minnesota Tumor Board

Initiation of a KCMC -University of Minnesota Tumor Board

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota May 16, 2022 Using video conferencing techniques, the first of a planned monthly multidisciplinary tumor board was held Wednesday morning April 20th, 2022, at 7am Minnesota time (3pm Tanzania time). Medical and […]

FCCT Tumor Board May 2022

FCCT Tumor Board May 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota May 19, 2022 Three Tanzanian cases were discussed during the KCMC-Minnesota multidisciplinary tumor board today that all required surgical oncology input. Three surgical oncologists, in addition to medical and radiation oncologists from […]

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota July 20, 2022 At this month’s tumor board, three advanced and complicated cancer cases were presented, CT and MRI scans reviewed and plans of care discussed. After the hour-long meeting, we were […]

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board August 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board August 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota August 17, 2022 Two complicated cancer cases were discussed at this month’s tumor board. The first case was a 7-year-old girl with a large 22cm tumor mass involving the right humerus and […]

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 27, 2022 Two cases were discussed at the KCMC-Minnesota tumor board this month The first case was a 60-year-old woman with a locally advanced breast cancer manifesting as a 5cm breast […]

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota October 26, 2022 Three cases were reviewed at the October tumor board video conference: a case of locally advanced acral melanoma, a case of esophageal cancer in a 15-year-old and a case […]

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 […]