ZOOM Journal Club

IJGC ZOOM Journal Club

Every month, members of the Editorial Board join the authors of IJGC lead articles on Zoom to discuss and debate their research and other relevant topics in an informal, collegial setting. Chats are open to the public, enabling authors to discuss their work with a global audience and increase understanding and awareness of current studies in gynaecological oncology.

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Moderator: IJGC Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Pedro Ramirez
Administrative Fellow: Dr. Arthur Hsu

Upcoming webinars

Join us for May 23rd 2024 IJGC Journal Club!

Molecular profile is a strong predictor of pattern of recurrence in patients with endometrial cancer by Ana Luzarraga




May 23rd, 2024

6pm CET (Brussels, Belgium)/11am CST (Chicago, USA)



Registration is not required. To join the January ZOOM Journal Club simply click on the  JOIN HERE! button below at the scheduled time.


The discussion will be recorded and made available to the public.  Participants with cameras turned on may appear in the video recording or their name may appear on the screen. By joining the zoom videoconference, participants are agreeing that they may appear in the recording.

Participants can turn off their camera and change their username once they enter the zoom meeting room. To change your name on Zoom, Click the “Participants” button at the bottom of the Zoom window. Next, hover over your name in the “Participants” list and click on “Rename.” Enter your new screen name and click “OK.”

Past webinars

ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Giorgio Bogani

Date: April 17, 2024

Mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx: first antibody/antigen-drug conjugate (ADC) in advanced or recurrent ovarian cancer

Journal club April 17th

ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Christina Fotopoulou, Ane Gerda Eriksson, Glauco Baiocchi and Oliver Zivanovic

Date: March 22, 2024

Surgery for gynecological cancers in the era of personalized medicine


ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Giuseppe Cucinella, andrea Mariani, Gretchen Glaser

Date: February 22, 2024

Prognostic value of isolated tumor cells in sentinel lymph nodes in low risk endometrial cancer: results from an international multi-institutional study

Journal Club Feb 2024

ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: David Viveros & Rene Pareja

Date: January 18, 2024

Complications of HIPEC for ovarian cancer surgery: Evaluation over two time periods

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ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Reitan Ribeiro

Date: December 12, 2023

Uterine transposition for fertility and ovarian function preservation after radiotherapy


ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Brian Slomovitz

Date: November 28, 2023

Evolving treatment paradigms in metastatic or recurrent low-grade endometrial cancer: When is hormonal-based therapy the preferred option?


ZOOM Journal Club:

Speakers: Mario Leitao, Andreas Obermair, Nicole Concin, Xavier Matias-Guiu, Christina Fotopoulou

Date: October 23, 2023


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ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Nuria Agusti

Date: October 19, 2023

Sentinel lymph node detection in early-stage ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Rachel Grisham

Date: September 12, 2023

Low-grade serous ovarian cancer: Expert consensus report on the state of the science

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ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Ilaria Capasso & Andrea Mariani

Date: August 3, 2023

Prognostic factors in patients with endometrial cancer with isolated lymphatic recurrence

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ZOOM Journal Club:

Long-term survival outcomes in high-risk endometrial cancer patients undergoing sentinel lymph node biopsy alone versus lymphadenectomy

Speaker: Vito Andrea Capozzi

Date: July 25, 2023

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ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: Diego Raimondo

Date: June 21, 2023

Predictive factors of sentinel lymph node failed mapping in endometrial carcinoma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ZOOM Journal Club:

Speaker: David Cibula

Date: May 18, 2023

ESGO/ESTRO/ESP Guidelines for the management of patients with cervical cancer – Update 2023

David Cibula

ZOOM Journal Club:

Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors (PARPi) in ovarian cancer:
Lessons learned and future directions by Giuseppe Caruso

Speaker: Giuseppe Caruso

Date: April 13, 2023

Giuseppe Caruso

ZOOM Journal Club:

March Special Issue:
Novel therapies leading to a new landscape in gynecologic tumors

Speaker: Ainhoa Madariaga & Robert Coleman & Antonio Gonzales-Martin

Date: March 21, 2023

Ainhoa Madariaga
Robert Coleman
Antonio Gonzales-Martin

ZOOM Journal Club:

Role of Minimally Invasive Secondary Cytoreduction in Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Speaker: Carmine Conte & Giovanni Scambia

Date: February 16, 2023

Carmine Conte
Giovanni Scambia

ZOOM Journal Club:

Transfusion use and effect on progression-free, overall survival, and quality of life in upfront treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer:
Evaluation of the European Organization for Research and Treatment EORTC-55971 Cohort

Speaker: Lauren Shore Prescott

Date: January 17, 2023

Lauren Shore Prescott

ZOOM Journal Club:

Peritoneal carcinomatosis after minimally invasive vs open radical hysterectomy:
Systematic review and meta-analysis

Speaker: Jorge Hoegl

Date: December 13, 2022

Jorge Hoegl

ZOOM Journal Club:

Safety of ovarian preservation for premenopausal patients with FIGO stage I grade 2 and 3 endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma

Speaker: Dimitrios Nasioudis

Date: November 18, 2022

Dimitrios Nasioudis

ZOOM Journal Club:

Endometrial stripe thickness:
A preoperative marker to identify patients with endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia who may benefit from sentinel lymph node
mapping and biopsy

Speaker: Devon Abt

Date: September 22, 2022

Devon Abt

ZOOM Journal Club:

Survival impact of histological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy according to number of cycles in patients with advanced ovarian cancer

Speaker: Alejandra Martinez

Date: August 31, 2022

Alejandra Martinez

ZOOM Journal Club:

Oncologic outcomes of surgical para-aortic lymph node staging in patients with advanced stage cervical carcinoma receiving definitive chemoradiation

Speaker: Dimitrios Nasioudis

Date: July 29, 2022

Dimitrios Nasioudis

ZOOM Journal Club:

Intensity of end-of-life care for gynecologic cancer patients by primary oncologist specialty

Speaker: Katherine Hicks-Courant

Date: June 14, 2022

Katherina Hicks-Courant

ZOOM Journal Club:

Gender imbalance in gynecologic oncology authorship and impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Speaker: Sarah Mah

Date: May 9, 2022

Sarah Mah

ZOOM Journal Club:

Enhanced recovery after minimally invasive gynecologic oncology surgery to improve same-day discharge:
A quality improvement project

Speaker: Rachel Kim

Date: April 12, 2022

Rachel Kim

ZOOM Journal Club:

2022 IJGC Special Issue: Radiation Oncology

Speaker: Carien Creutzberg & David Gaffney & Anuja Jhingra

Date: March 24, 2022

Carien Creutzberg
David Gaffney
Anuja Jhingran

ZOOM Journal Club:

SUCCOR cone study:

Conization before radical hysterectomy

Speaker: Enrique Chacon

Date: February 23, 2022

Enrique Chacón Cruz

ZOOM Journal Club:

Human papillomavirus-independent cervical cancer

Speaker: Andreina Fernandes

Date: January 20, 2022

Andreina Fernandes

ZOOM Journal Club:

Outcomes of women treated with progestin and metformin for atypical endometrial hyperplasia and early endometrial cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Speaker: Jennifer Chae-Kim

Date: December 14, 2021

Jennifer Chae-Kim

ZOOM Journal Club:

Not immune to inequity: minority under-representation in immunotherapy trials for breast and gynecologic cancers

Speaker: Katherine Grette

Date: November 16, 2021

Katherine Grette

ZOOM Journal Club:

ConCerv: a prospective trial of conservative surgery for low-risk early-stage

Speaker: Kathleen M. Schmeler

Date: October 12, 2021

Kathleen Schmeler

ZOOM Journal Club:

European Society of Gynaecological Oncology guidelines for the peri-operative management of patients with ovarian cancer

Speaker: Christina Fotopoulou

Date: September 14, 2021

Christina Fotopoulou

ZOOM Journal Club:

Minimally invasive hysterectomy for stage IA cervical carcinoma: A survival analysis of the National Cancer Database

Speaker: Dimitrios Nasioudis

Date: August 10, 2021

Dimitrios Nasioudis

ZOOM Journal Club:

Rucaparib maintenance treatment for recurrent ovarian carcinoma: The effects of progression-free interval and prior therapies on efficacy and safety in the randomized phase 3 trial ARIEL3

Speaker: Andrew Clamp

Date: July 13, 2021

Andrew Clamp

ZOOM Journal Club:

Evaluating meaningful levels of financial toxicity in gynecologic cancers


Kate Esselen & Maggie Liang


Date: June 16, 2021

Kate Esselen
Maggie Liang

ZOOM Journal Club:

Development of a Surgical Competency Assessment Tool for Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection by Minimally Invasive Surgery for Endometrial Cancer


Andreas Obermair & Kristen Moloney


Date: May 20, 2021

Andreas Obermair
Kristen Moloney

ZOOM Journal Club:

Role of radical hysterectomy in patients with early-stage high-grade neuroendocrine cervical carcinoma: a NeCTuR study

Speaker: Michael Frumovitz

Date: April 12, 2021

Michael Frumovitz