This session will address the clinical issues when evaluating a patient with a cancer diagnosis in the setting of metabolic surgery. Topics covered will include risk reduction, diagnostic and treatment decision-making processes and patient outcomes.
Understand the impact of obesity and metabolic disease on cancer development, and the effect of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence and cancer-related mortality.
Understand and recognize the decision-making steps in the morbidly obese patient diagnosed with cancer who presents for bariatric surgical evaluation.
Understand and recognize the decision-making steps in the post- operative bariatric surgical patient diagnosed with cancer.
Identify the unique diagnostic difficulties seen in the post bariatric surgical patient with GI-tract associated cancers.
Welcome and Case Presentation
Colleen I Kennedy, FASMBS MBA MD
Obesity, Cancer, and Risk-Reduction With Bariatric Surgery
Decision-Making Process in the Pre-Operative Bariatric Surgical Patient with Cancer
Shanu N Kothari, MD
Decision-Making Process in the Post-Operative Bariatric Surgical Patient with Cancer
Corrigan McBride, MD
Screening and Diagnostic Dilemmas When Evaluating the Post-Op Bariatric Patient with Possible GI-Tract Associated Cancers
Samer Mattar, MD FASMBS
Tammy Kindel, MD PhD
Question and Answer