Yarrow J. McConnell, MD MSc FRCSC is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of British Columbia, a Consulting Surgeon at the BC Cancer Agency, and a Surgical Oncologist and General Surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) she will be joining us at the conference for Breakout Session “B1” on Saturday June 25th at 1400 in Room: Horizon N.

Yarrow J. McConnell, Biography
Dr. Yarrow McConnell’s clinical focus is the treatment of peritoneal and other advanced abdominal cancers, including those arising from the appendix, colon, rectum, stomach and small bowel.

She received her medical degree and General Surgery training at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She completed surgical oncology fellowship and graduate work at the University of Calgary, including a visiting fellowship at the North Hampshire Hospital Foundation’s Peritoneal Malignancy Program in Basingstoke, UK. In 2013, she moved to Vancouver and launched British Columbia’s first HIPEC program at VGH. She has published several studies on the use of cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for advanced peritoneal cancers and has presented extensively on this topic nationally and internationally. Dr. McConnell is a member of numerous professional and learned societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American and Canadian Societies of Surgical Oncology, and the International Society for Peritoneal Oncology (PSOGI).

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