Topic: Regional Therapy for Appendiceal Carcinomatosis: Past, Present, and Future
Date: December 16, 2020
Time: 5 – 6pm Eastern Time
Please join the Appendix Cancer PMP Research Foundation and Dr. Raoof with City of Hope Cancer Center on December 16th for a free and virtual educational webinar. Dr. Raoof’s presentation will include: information about the different types of appendiceal tumors, molecular profiles, and therapeutic approaches. Dr. Raoof’s presentation will also include information regarding the first U.S. clinical trial for a new investigational therapy – PIPAC (Pressurized Intraperitoneal Aerosolized Chemotherapy) – for which Dr. Raoof is a co-investigator and that is currently ongoing.
Following his formal presentation, Dr. Raoof will be sharing a brief video demonstration of the PIPAC procedure.
This webinar will feature the opportunity for live Q&A after the presentation. Please submit any questions you have through the online registration form. We will do our best to answer all questions as time permits.
*Please note that portions of Dr. Raoof’s presentation, including the PIPAC video, contain photos and other graphics that may be disturbing to some patients and caregivers.*
Surgical Oncologist, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery at City of Hope Cancer Center
Dr. Raoof has trained at Harvard, Yale, MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Arizona. He is the author of dozens of peer-reviewed papers published in leading scientific journals. Dr. Raoof is the recipient of the Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, NCCN Young Investigator Award, PanCAN Career Development Award, and the Society of Thermal Medicine’s Biology Informa-Yamamoto Young Investigator Award. At City of Hope Cancer Center, Dr. Raoof is part of one of the largest programs in the region performing complex cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for cancers disseminated within the abdominal cavity. He also has vast experience in providing surgical care to patients whose cancer has spread to the liver. Dr. Raoof conducts laboratory research focusing on DNA repair mechanisms in cancers. His mission is to deliver complex surgical oncology care with expertise and compassion, as well as to develop new therapies for patients with GI cancers.