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October 03 2017

MakatiMed holds 1st Liver Tumor Board Meeting

Makati Medical Center held its 1st Liver Tumor Board meeting last August 7, organized by the MakatiMed Liver Unit of the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center.
The meeting was attended by 36 doctors from various specialties including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Medical Oncology, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Oncology. 
Future meetings will be held every 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at the Cancer Center Conference Room.  It aims to foster multi-disciplinary collaboration to improve patient care and to provide a venue for discussion of the different emerging therapies for the treatment of liver cancer and liver metastases.   
All MakatiMed physicians are invited to attend and present their cases. Please contact Chuck Galon, MD (Chief Fellow, Section of Gastroenterology) through or (0977) 814 2525. 


L-R: Angelo B. Lozada, MD (Gastroenterology and Hepatology); Gerardo S. Pedregosa, MD (Gastroenterology); Rico D. Estrella, MD (Surgery);
Eternity D. Labio, MD (Gastroenterology and Hepatology); Ramon S. Santos-Ocampo, MD (Interventional Radiology);
Catherine S.C. Teh, MD (Hepatobiliary Surgery); Florencio Gerardo O. Caedo, Jr., MD (Director, Medical Services);
Ernesto G. Olympia, MD (Head, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center); Jay V. Dy, MD (Gastroenterology).

The Liver Tumor Board meeting was attended by 36 doctors from various specialties.