“The geographical discrepancies, the social discrepancies, and the impact of these discrepancies in the possibility for the patient to access any type of cure or surgical intervention is critical,” says Andrea Necchi, MD.
In this video, Philippe E. Spiess, MD, MS, FRCSC, FACS, and Andrea Necchi, MD, discuss how the new Global Society of Rare Genitourinary Tumors plans to raise awareness and make an impact for the patients and clinicians in this specialty. Spiess and Necchi serve as President and Vice President of this organization. Spiess is a genitourinary oncologist and assistant chief of surgical services at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Necchi is an associate professor at Vita-Salute Raffaele University and the head of genitourinary medical oncology at IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital and Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy.