Surgical Film Festival: Surgery for Fertility Preservation
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

6:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm EST
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This film session will demonstrate novel techniques for preserving fertility in patients with gynecologic and pelvic cancers. Topics covered will include fertility sparing surgery for cervical cancer, uterine transposition, and assisted reproductive techniques for women requiring pelvic radiation.


Vance Broach, MD
Assistant Attending, Gynecology Service
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center



Alejandro Soderini, MD, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Of Gynecology, University of Buenos Aires.
Chairman of the Ginecol-Oncol. Fellowship, University of Buenos Aires
Oncologic Hospital Marie Curie, Argentina

Presenting: Fertility Sparing Radical Trachelectomy for Cervical Cancer

Reitan Ribeiro, MD
Surgical Oncologist
Department of Surgical Oncology
Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Brazil

Presenting: Uterine Transposition

Sushmita Gordhandas, MD
Fellow, Gynecology Service
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Presenting: Ovarian Transposition

Paula C. Brady, MD
Director of Oncofertility Program, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Columbia University Fertility Center, USA

Presenting: Fertility Considerations in Women with Pelvic Cancers & Egg Retrieval from Transposed Ovaries

This film festival was organized by Vance Broach, Surgical Education Lead of the IGCS Education Committee.

IGCS uses Zoom Video Webinar for virtual events.

Zoom Webinar technology has a maximum capacity of 500 attendees. While we believe that we will be able to accommodate all attendees, these free sessions have garnered a lot of interest and there is a chance that capacity will be reached. Also, please be aware that poor internet connectivity and other issues may affect the quality of your experience. Click here to view tips to improve your Zoom Webinar connectivity.

If you are unable to enter the Zoom Webinar or experience technical difficulties, please know that a recording of the entire session will be made available on the IGCS website in a timely manner after the event.