Breakfast Symposiums

  • A Patient is More Than Their Tumor

    Friday, June 21
    7:00 am – 8:00 am
    Eisai Breakfast Symposium

    At Eisai, human health care is our goal. We are committed to patient care and by collaborating with WCTC we are able to contribute to the fight against thyroid cancer. As such, we welcome you to join us at our breakfast symposium on Friday 21st June.

    During the symposium, a panel of expert speakers will discuss the need for a holistic approach that looks beyond just medication and share their experiences of managing this challenging disease. The panel will focus on the positive outcomes of effective patient preparation, the importance and rationale for initiating treatment at the correct dose, and provide guidance on which members of the MDT should be involved in the patient’s AE management when.

    The symposium will be jointly chaired by Professor Michael Tuttle and Professor Rossella Elisei.

    Meet the Panel:
    Dr. Lori With
    Prof. Cosimo Durante
    Dr. Sophie Leboulleux

    Questions will be welcomed from the audience.

    The symposium has been sponsored and organized by Eisai who’s products may be discussed.
    GL-LENB-19-00032-May 2019

    Neural Monitoring 2019: A conversation with world experts

    Saturday, June 22
    7:00 am – 8:00 am Medtronic Breakfast Symposium

    This interactive symposium will cover different aspects and perspectives of thyroid surgery and thus provide opportunities to learn more about the advancement of neuro-monitoring for protection of the laryngeal nerves. Please bring your monitoring questions and difficult cases. Moderator: Gregory W. Randolph MD FACS FACE Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology, Harvard Medical School Director General and Thyroid/Parathyroid Endocrine Surgical Divisions, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Member of INMSG Steering Committee Steering Committee World Congress on Thyroid Cancer  


    7:00 am – Welcoming Remarks and Monitoring Commentary  Gregory W. Randolph MD FACS FACE Neural Monitoring 2019: A conversation with world experts 

    7:05 am – IONM in thyroid surgery: impact on bilateral procedure surgical strategy  Panelist: Quan Y. Duh, MD, FACS Professor and Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery University of California, San Francisco

    7:15 am – Neural monitoring applications to the ENSLN  Panelist: Dr. Marcin Barczy?ski, MD, PhD, FEBS-ES Department of Endocrine Surgery, Third Chair of General Surgery, Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Kraków, Poland

    7:25 am – Nerve Monitoring in TOETVA   Panelist: Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery and Head of the Division for Endocrine Surgery, at the Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood ”G. Barresi”, University Hospital G. Martino, University of Messina, Italy

    7:35 am – Conversation with the experts Your monitoring questions and difficult cases will be discussed during this interactive session. 

    7:55 am – Closing

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