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.
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