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Speaker Spotlight: Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD

Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD
Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD

Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD

Professor of Medicine and consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic
Twitter: @LewisRobertsMD


Emerging Local and Systemic Therapies for HCC

DDW Track:

Liver Diseases and Transplantation

Date and Time:

Saturday, May 22, 5:30–7 p.m.


1.5 hours

Session Description

Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is entering a dynamic phase with the clarification of the efficacy of recently introduced loco-regional therapies, completion of clinical trials of multiple new systemic therapies, proof of efficacy of combination therapy, and the impending advent of biomarker-guided therapy. During this state-of-the-art lecture, Dr. Roberts will review the emerging landscape and describe the key changes needed to cement progress in the field.

This session is included in the cost of registration for DDW 2021 and will be available to watch live or on demand until Aug. 23, 2021. Discounted registration rates are available through March 31. View the DDW Online Planner for the full DDW agenda over May 21-23.

As a clinician, Dr. Roberts’ expertise is in the diagnosis and multidisciplinary management of benign and malignant liver masses, including hepatic adenomas, hepatocellular carcinomas, bile duct cancers (cholangiocarcinomas) and gallbladder cancers. He serves as president of Africa Partners Medical, a non-profit organization focused on medical education and training in Africa. You can connect with Dr. Roberts via live chat during the session.

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