Today is Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Department of

Radiation Oncology

Tumor Boards


Breast

Host: Surgical Oncology
When: Weekly on Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m.  
Location: CARE/Crawley Building, 7th floor
Contact: Gail Johnson, 513-584-0447

This tumor board begins with a half-hour didactic session, given on a rotating basis by radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, medical oncology, radiology, genetics or plastic surgery.  An hour of patient management discussion ensues with presentations of both local and community cases.  It is well attended by all the above specialties, as well as nurses and nurse practitioners, a nurse navigator, pharmacists and tumor registry personnel.


Gastrointestinal

Host: Surgical Oncology (See also Pancreas/Hepatobiliary)
When: Weekly on Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: MSB 1042
Contact: Scott Fulp, 513-584-0411; fulpms@ucphysicians.com

Conference is held immediately following Pancreas/Hepatobiliary Conference (see below); attended by Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology, as well as Radiology, Pathology and Gastroenterology staff.


Genitourinary

Host: Radiation Oncology 
When: Monthly on First Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m.
Location: Barrett Cancer Center, Room 1074, first floor Admin Area
Contact: Lydia Wocher, 513-584-5668; lydia.wocher@uchealth.com

On the first Wednesday evening of every month, this tumor board takes place at the Barrett Cancer Center and is sponsored by the Department of Radiation Oncology. Surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists contribute. Current cases are presented, and this conference is well attended by multiple community physicians as well.


Gynecologic Oncology

Host: Radiation Oncology
When: Monthly on Thursdays, 7-8 a.m.
Location: Barrett Cancer Center, Room 1074, first floor Admin Area
Contact: Lisa Scott, 513-584-5668; lisa.scott@uchealth.com

On the first and third Thursday mornings of every month, this tumor board takes place at the Barrett Cancer Center and is sponsored by the Department of Radiation Oncology. Gynecologic oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists contribute. Current cases are presented, and this conference is well attended by multiple resident physicians and nurses as well.


Head & Neck

Host: Otolaryngology
When: Weekly on Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Location:Barrett Cancer Center, Room 3002, third floor
Contact: Rachad Mhawej, mhawejrd@ucmail.uc.edu

Cases of recently seen patients are presented to discuss treatment options.  Radiology and pathology are highlighted, as well. The tumor board is attended by physicians from within every oncological specialty, as well as nurses, social workers and tumor registrars.


Neuro-oncology

Host: Brain Tumor Center of the UC Neuroscience Institute
When: Weekly on Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. 
Location: Stetson Building Room 2108
Contact: Cathy Chien, 513-584-8646

Every Wednesday morning, this tumor board takes place at the Stetson Building, second floor conference room, and is sponsored by the UC brain tumor group. Neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, pathologists, neuro-radiologists and radiation oncologists contribute. Current cases are presented, and this conference is well attended by multiple resident physicians, community physicians, clinical trials office staff  and nurses as well.


Ocular

Host: Ophthalmology
When: Periodically, usually during Grand Rounds
Location: Hoxworth G-334
Contact: Michele Wyan, 513-558-5151


Pancreas/Hepatobiliary Tumor Conference

Host: Surgical Oncology (see also Gastrointestinal Tumor Board) 
When: Weekly on Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. 
Location: MSB 1042 
Contact: Scott Fulp, 513-584-0411, fulpms@ucphysicians.com

The Pancreas/Hepatobiliary conference is held from 12:30 – 1:30 pm on Wednesday of each week, before the Gastrointestinal conference. It is attended by radiation oncology residents and attendings, hematology oncology fellows and attendings and surgical residents and attendings. At the conference, newly diagnosed tumors of the pancreas, lever and biliary tract are presented and discussed. Pertinent radiographic studies and pathologic slides are presented and discussed by the radiologists, pathologists and attendings including optimal treatment as well as potential morbidities and expected efficacy.


Pediatric Oncology

Host: Hematology Oncology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
When: Weekly on Fridays (except first Fridays), noon.
Location: CCHMC Sabin Center, Room D2.46
Contact: Hem/Onc administrative staff, 513-636-4266

Sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, this solid tumor board takes place at noon every Friday except the first Friday of the month. Radiology and pathology are highlighted, as well as a detailed didactic discussion by a resident. The tumor board is attended by physicians from within every oncological specialty, as well as nurses, social workers and tumor registrars. A lively discussion always follows the resident presentation.


Sarcoma

Host: Radiation Oncology
When: Monthly, every fourth Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.
Location: Barrett Cancer Center, Conference Room 1074
Contact: Rayvetta Bryant, 513-584-3473

This multidisciplinary conference is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. It is attended by radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists and medical oncologists, as well as radiologists and pathologists. Current patients are presented for review of pathology, imaging and patient management, as well as for teaching purposes.


Thoracic

Host: Thoracic Surgery
When: Weekly on Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon
Location: MSB CVC 1919
Contact: Jay Asplan, 513-584-1387, asplanjm@ucmail.uc.edu

This tumor board meets every Friday and is a collaboration between the thoracic surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists. Current cases are presented and care is discussed through a multidisciplinary approach. Attendings, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses and tumor registrars attend. Participation is encouraged.

Faculty and Residents