SPU Fall Congress 2021 - PUOWG Open Meeting Minutes

Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 5:30–7:30 pm

Location: Chopin Room, Intercontinental Hotel Miami, Florida

Attendees: 26


  • Introduction, Welcome

Case Presentations

  • “A case of a large cystic wilms tumour in a boy less than 2 years of age with new COVID19 infection” By Dr. Yuding Wang

  • “Aggressive Multimodality Therapy for a Urachal Rhabdomyosarcoma” By Dr. N. Valeska Halstead

  • “Deferring Gonadectomy in Patients with Turner Syndrome with a genetic Y component is not a safe practice" By Dr. Karl Godlewski

  • “Extrarenal, Soft Tissue, Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor" By Dr. Nina Mikkilineni

  • Most Outstanding Presentation awarded to: Dr. N. Valeska Halstead

  • REMINDER Submit these to Gold Journal for Special Edition of Case Reports from PUOWG Session

Business Meeting

  • Updates from SPU Coordinating Council
  • Plan for educational Session at Spring 2022 Meeting - Update on Renal Tumors
    • Intro and Broad Overview of COG Renal Tumor Committee activities in the last generation of studies (AREN 0532-0534) and current open studies (AREN 1921 and 1721) – Nick Cost
    • Discussion of current standards of care for unilateral Wilms – Rodrigo Romao
    • Discussion of current standards of care for bilateral Wilms/unilaterally predisposed – Kathleen Kieran
    • Specific discussion about role of biopsy and impact on treatment of Wilms – Amanda Saltzman
    • Open time for questions from the audience
  • Handbooks on Surgical Care (similar to what APSA does)
    • Adrenal, Renal, Testis/Paratestis, Bladder/Prostate, GYN, and Oncofertility
      • Plan to “refresh” them every 2-3yr
    • Please volunteer to help
  • Elections to be held after SPU Fall Congress 2021 – email will be sent out solicit nominations
    • 4 Positions on Exec Committee to start following Spring 2022
      • President Elect (2022 to 2024, then will be President 2024-2026)
      • Secretary (2022 to 2024)
      • 2 at-large members (2022-2026)
    • Please self-nominate or nominate someone else by January 1, 2022
    • Changes:
      • Kathleen Kieran will ascend to President from President Elect
      • At Large (2018-2022): Patricio Gargollo and Candace Granberg will be rolling off
    • Thank you to Patricio and Candace! (completing terms as At-Large Members)
    • Thank you to Jon Routh! (completing term as President)
    • At Large (2020-2024): Amanda Saltzman and Rodrigo Romao will stay on
  • Discussion of New Working Group Study on Cystic Nephroma (Saltzman)
  • Potential for PUOWG Podcasts (Saltzman and Walker)
  • Discussion of potential new study on bladder tumors (Schlussel)
  • Highlight Current Working Group studies
    • Stone study in patients on chemotherapy
      • Kristina Suson is the lead person on this, please contact if interested
    • Cystic Renal Mass Study
      • Study now published and awarded the Clinical Prize at the 2021 Fall Congress!
    • DSD and Gonadoblastoma
      • Amanda Saltzman is the lead on this
    • DSD and WT1 sequencing
      • Kyle Rove is the lead on this
    • Diversion in Pelvic RMS
      • Rich Lee is the lead on this
  • Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Urologic Oncology Course
    • Denver, CO – Friday June 3rd and Saturday June 4th
    • Jonathan Routh, Rodrigo Romao and Margarett Shnorhavorian
    • Contact Nick Cost for registration details

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