Dr. Greene and Dr. Pawlik will discuss the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for pancreas and hepatobiliary cancers, which affirms that the anatomic extent of disease remains the strongest predictor of outcome in hepatobiliary cancers.
Dr. Pawlik is ASO Deputy Editor and Editorial Board Section Editor, Hepatobiliary Tumors. He is co-author with Yun Shin Chun and Jean-Nicolas Vauthey of the ASO TNM staging editorial, "8th Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual: Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Cancers."
Dr. Pawlik’s primary clinical interests include alimentary tract surgery, with a special interest in hepatic, pancreatic, and biliary diseases. He is a member of the Johns Hopkins’ Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, in recognition of consummate clinical excellence in his field.
Dr. Pawlik is Chair of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, as well as The Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research.