Bi-Annual Gynecologic & Breast Cancer Seminar and the 10th Shashikant Lele, MD Lecture in Gynecologic Oncology

This program is intended for physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals interested in the care of women and gynecologic oncology.

Among other things, participants will learn about the pros and cons of robotic vs laparoscopic hysterectomy; post-operative pain management without opioid usage; updates on breast cancer screening and diagnosis; genetic testing and precision medicine in breast cancer; and surgical management of endometrial cancer.

Educational Objectives

Participants will:

  • Increase their core knowledge about breast cancer, interpreting mammograms, managing abnormal pap smears during pregnancy, and the developments in managing opioid use.
  • Enhance their knowledge of genetic testing and the use of precision medicine in breast cancer.
  • Be able to discuss new developments in managing borderline tumors of the ovary; employ appropriate treatments based on frozen section reports.
  • Be able to compare the pros and cons of robotic versus laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Dates: Saturday,
September 28, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Breakfast and Registration at 7:30 a.m.

Location: Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Research Studies Center
665 Elm Street (Corner of Carlton and Elm Streets)
Buffalo, NY 14263

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACOG cognate credits have been requested. 


The Research Studies Center is located across the street from the Hospital building on Elm & Carlton Streets. Enter the building from Carlton St. Complimentary parking is available in the hospital parking ramp on Elm & Carlton. Free parking vouchers will be provided at the registration desk.  Metered parking is available on the street; look for the payment kiosks along Elm & Virginia Streets.