Aug 27, 2021
In this episode, Kevin C. Soares, MD, discusses
his path to GI oncology, how immune therapy complements surgical
interventions, and shares his thoughts on how the pandemic will
impact medical practices.
- Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive
- About Soares :20
- The interview 1:58
- Can you tell us a little bit about how you chose your specialty
and how you got where you are today?
- How did you decide that you wanted to incorporate researching
immunotherapy in these particular diseases?
- What are you looking at when it comes to immune therapy
complementing surgical interventions?
- How do patients typically respond when you talk about new
trials and studies? 12:56
- How did the pandemic impact you and your patients and your
practice? What was the last year and a half like?
- Do you think COVID is going to change the way we practice
medicine as a whole? 19:42
- You’re seeing these patients with these cysts … what is your
role in those patients’ cases? 24:45
- Could you talk a little bit about what image-guided ablation is
and how it works? 29:00
- When you retire what would you like to have seen happen in this
particular space? 33:24
- Soares’s one pearl 36:35
- Where to find Soares 37:24
Kevin C. Soares, MD, is a surgical oncologist
at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, with specialty training
in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.
We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr.
Jain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. Soares can be reached by
calling 212-639-3195 or by going to www.mskcc.org.
Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid
freelance writer for Lippincott. Soares reports no relevant