Program Highlights

  • Program at a Glance Meet the Professor Instructional Courses

     

    Keynote Sessions

     

    Thursday July 11, 2013
    Keynote Lecture 1 – Molecular Markers in Thyroid Tumors:  Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications
    Yuri Nikiforov
    Keynote Lecture 2 – Surgical Approaches to Thyroid Cancer
    Clive Grant
    Keynote Lecture 3 – Postoperative Management of Thyroid Cancer
    Bruce Robinson
    Friday July 12, 2013
    Keynote Lecture 4 – Surgery for Metastatic Neck Disease
    Henning Dralle
    Keynote Lecture 5 – Long-term Follow up and Surveillance of Thyroid Cancer
    R. Michael Tuttle
    Saturday July 13, 2013
    Keynote Lecture 6 – Systemic Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
    Ezra Cohen

     

    Panel Sessions

     

    Thursday July 11, 2013 Panelists
    PANEL 1
    Molecular Testing and Genomics in Thyroid Nodules and Cancer

    Moderator: Bryan McIver  – USA 

     

     

    Eric Alexander – USA
    Zubair Baloch – USA
    Francesca Carlomagno – Italy
    Guido Fadda – Italy
    Marina Nikiforov – USA 

     

    PANEL 2
    Minimal Disease Management

    Moderator: Susan Mandel – USA 

     

     

    Kenneth Ain – USA
    Yasuhiro Ito – Japan
    Mark Urken – USA
    Randy Weber – USA 

     

     

    Friday July 12, 2013 Panelists
    PANEL 3
    Surgical Complexities and Controversies

    Moderator: Jeremy Freeman – Canada 

     

     

    Woong-youn Chung – Korea
    Quan Duh – USA
    Keith Heller – USA
    Jatin Shah – USA
    Geoff Thompson – USA 

     

    PANEL 4
    Nodal Disease Management

    Moderator: Gregory Randolph – USA 

     

     

    James Brierley – Canada
    Dan Duick – USA
    Dana Hartl – France
    Robert Udelsman – USA
    Frederik Verburg – Germany 

     

    PANEL 5
    Medullary Thyroid Cancer

    Moderator: Jatin Shah – USA 

     

     

    Douglas Evans – USA
    Robert Gagel – USA
    Richard Kloos – USA
    Jeff Moley – USA
    Nelson Wolhk – Chile 

     

     

    Saturday July 13, 2013 Panelists
    PANEL 6
    Locally Advanced and Aggressive Disease in the Neck
    Moderator: Martha Zeiger – USA 

     

     

    Douglas Ball – USA
    Nicolas Daly-Schweitzer – France
    Rosella Elisei – Italy
    Patrick Gullane – Canada
    Thomas McCaffrey – USA 

     

    PANEL 7
    Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

    Moderator: Steve Sherman – USA 

     

     

    Claudio Cernea – Brazil
    Rob Foote – USA
    Sara Rosenthal – USA
    Eric Sherman – USA
    Robert Smallridge – USA 

     

    PANEL 8
    Management of Complications

    Moderator: Ashok Shaha – USA 

     

     

    Gerard Doherty – USA
    Mimi Hu – USA
    Janice Pasieka – Canada
    Ralph Tufano – USA
    Richard Wong – USA 

     

    Hot topic discussion #1:
    Non-Surgical Ablative Treatments for Thyroid
    Nodule and Thyroid Cancer

    Moderators: Roberto Valcavi & Ian Witterick 

     

     

    Laurence Leenhardt
    Carl Reading
    Luigi Solbiati
    Nobihuro Fukunari
     

     

    Hot topic discussion #2:
    Who Needs to be made ‘hot’ with Radioactive Iodine?

    Moderators: Bryan McIver 

     

     

    TBA

     

     

     

    Sunday July 14, 2013 Panelists
    PANEL 9
    What’s New?  What’s Next?  Don’t we Know it All Yet?

    Moderator: Bryan Haugen – USA 

     

     

    Gary Clayman – USA
    Andrea Frasoldati – Italy
    Hans Graf – Brazil
    Stephanie Lee – USA
    Len Wartofsky – USA
     

     

     

    Highlights will include:

    • Cytology and Molecular Markers in Thyroid Nodules
    • Evaluation and Management of Thyroid Nodules
    • Hands-on minimally invasive surgical techniques (Pre-conference course)
    • Advanced Ultrasound course (Pre-conference course)
    • Locally Advanced and Aggressive Disease in the Neck
    • Management of Complications
    • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    • Minimal Disease Management
    • Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
    • Nodal Disease Management
    • Novel chemotherapies
    • Pathology
    • Post Surgical Management
    • RLN Monitoring
    • Radioactive iodine therapy
    • Surgical Techniques
    • Surveillance Strategies
    • Surgical Complexities and Controversies

     

    * Program Subject to Change *