Hear about new developments and current treatment algorithms for hepatocellular carcinoma, recent advances in systemic therapy for biliary tract cancers, and updates in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Presented by: William Harris, MD Associate Professor, Division of Oncology University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
This webinar is part of a six-part clinical education series hosted by the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology—a Chapter Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers.
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Dr. Harris received his BS. from Brown University, Providence, RI and his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Dr. Harris completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA.
Shane Morita, MD, MS, PhD, FACS, is the surgical oncology program director at The Queen’s Medical Center/Queen’s Cancer Center and is part of the clinical faculty for the John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. He is actively involved in program development for the Queen’s multidisciplinary cancer clinic and conducts research centered on molecular pathways and ethnic disparity of cancer in Hawaii, including thyroid carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma.
Additionally, Dr. Morita is the incoming Chair for the State of Hawaii Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition and an active board member of the American Cancer Society Hawaii-Pacific chapter. He has received numerous awards for his research and was the sole recipient of the NCCTG junior faculty grant from the Mayo Clinic.