MTP7B – Strategies for Detection of Recurrent Disease in Long-Term Follow-Up

Friday, July 28, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Commonwealth C (Concourse level) Moderator: Leonard Wartofsky Discuss a rationale approach to follow up thyroid cancer patients that includes a strategy for the first 1-2 years, and a strategy for long term follow up.

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MTP1 – Stump the Endocrinologist / Stump the Surgeon

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Commonwealth AB (Concourse  Level) Moderator: TBC Moderator will present the case and elicit audiences’ response, and then professors will weigh in.

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MTP2 – Thyroid Cancer Histology: Recognizing Clinically Important Histologic Subtypes

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Commonwealth C (Concourse  Level) Moderator: Ronald Ghossein Slide review session demonstrating examples and tips for diagnosing important histologic subtypes including: FTC, min invasive FTC, encapsulated FVPTC/NIFTP, tall cell variants, insular, poorly differentiated and anaplastic.

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MTP3 – Update on Systemic Therapy Clinical Trials

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Stone (Lobby Level) Moderator: Ezra Cohen Review of ongoing or recently completed clinical trials in medullary, well differentiated, and anaplastic cancer.

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MTP4 – Techniques and Tips in Avoiding Complications in Thyroid Surgery

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Webster (Lobby Level) Moderator: Quan-Yang Duh An overview of neural and parathyroid complications,  their avoidance, early detection and appropriate treatment.

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MTP5 – RAI Ablation: Appropriate Selection of Patients and Administered Activities

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Ballroom (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Mona Sabra Discuss proper selection of patients for ablation, and what doses should be used in light of the new studies confirming 30 mCi effectiveness in low risk patients.

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MTP6 – Is Prophylactic Level VI Neck Dissection Necessary?

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Carlton (Harbourwing – Conference Level)) Moderator: Gerard Doherty What is a level VI dissection? What are the risks and benefits? Which patients should be selected for routine prophylactic neck dissection?

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MTP7A – Strategies for Detection of Recurrent Disease in Long-Term Follow-Up

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Griffin (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Leonard Wartofsky Discuss a rationale approach to follow up thyroid cancer patients that includes a strategy for the first 1-2 years, and a strategy for long term follow up.

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MTP8 – Minimal Invasive Surgery in Thyroid Cancer: Which Patients, What Approach?

Friday, July 28 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Lewis (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: David Terris Proper patient selection, and discussion of the various techniques.

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MTP18 – Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer: Optimal Approach to Initial Management

Saturday, July 29 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room: Burroughs (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Robert Smallridge Discuss the roles of: EBRT, surgery, chemo, and/or purely palliative care approaches.  Development of initial treatment plan with multidisciplinary team communication, important of ethical and end of life issues.

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