2019 Webinar: HCC Staging and Treatments
Recorded On: 09/10/2019
This webinar will cover Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) staging in hepatocellular carcinoma. Attendees will also receive an overview of curative options of surgical resection, liver transplant, and ablative techniques and noncurative options of TACE, TARE, SBRT, and systemic chemotherapy. We will utilize a live webinar format that will be recorded for on-demand viewing on LiverLearning®.
Vicki Shah PA-C, MMS received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry with minor in Mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. After completing neuroscience research at UCLA, she graduated from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL with a Masters in Medical Sciences and Physician Assistant Studies.
She first started in underserved internal medicine and urgent care in Southern California. She became interested in gastroenterology after caring for her father who had esophageal cancer. She practiced in gastroenterology for five years at Carle Hospital with University of Illinois in Urbana, IL. Vicki joined Hepatology at Rush University in 2016 with a strong dedication to providing education as an instructor at the PA program, national lecturer for conferences, and APP medical advisory chair for American Liver Foundation. She is active in AASLD as a member of the Associates Committee and Associates SIG. Vicki is also on the editorial board for Clinical Liver Disease multimedia journal with AASLD and a reviewer for Fundamentals of Liver Disease.
HoChong Gilles (Moderator)
HoChong Gilles is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner and has been working in the hepatology field since 2001. She obtained a BS in Biology and Master’s in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Virginia in 2018. Her research interests include portal hypertension and liver transplantation. She is the Clinical Program Manager for Hepatology and Liver Transplant at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Gilles is actively engaged in professional organizations including the American Association of the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). She was the immediate past Chair of the Hepatology Associates Committee is the Chair of the Hepatology Associates Special Interest Group. HoChong currently serves as the President of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.