Panel Session 1 – Evaluation and Management of Thyroid Nodules: Integrating Imaging, Cytology and Molecular Markers

Friday, July 28 8:00 – 9:30 am Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Bryan McIver A multi-disciplinary discussion on all aspects of the state of the art  evaluation and management of thyroid nodules including clinical assessment, cytology, imaging and molecular markers.

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Panel Session 2 – Management of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Friday, July 28 10:30 – 12:00 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Jatin Shah A multi-disciplinary panel including endocrinologists and surgeons defining low risk thyroid cancer and reviewing on the treatment options including surgery and RAI as well as T4 suppression.

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Panel Session – HOT TOPIC 1 – One Size Does Not Fit All: Selecting Tumors for Active Surveillance or Less Aggressive Surgery

Friday, July 28 12:30 – 1:15 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Peter Angelos A moderated debate regarding the advantages and disadvantages of non-operative active surveillance for certain select low risk thyroid cancers. Emphasis on optimal selection of patients will be emphasized.

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Panel Session 3 – Assessment and Management of Lymph Node Metastases in Thyroid Cancer

Friday, July 28 2:10 – 3:30 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Gregory Randolph A thorough discussion of pre-operative radiographic  (CT and ultrasound) evaluation of lymph node metastases in thyroid cancer including the both the central and lateral neck regions.

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Panel Session 4 – Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Rosella Elisei A basic overview of the natural history of the pre-operative evaluation, genetics, controversies in cervical nodal management, and post operative surveillance of medullary thyroid cancer.

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Panel Session 5 – Radioactive Iodine Therapy and Redifferentiation Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Who, Why, When and How?

Saturday, July 29 8:00 – 9:30 am Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Michael Tuttle A multi-disciplinary international panel reviewing RAI and Redifferentiation treatment of thyroid cancer. The most recent ATA guidelines will be reviewed.

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Panel Session 6 – Management of Invasive Thyroid Cancer

Saturday, July 29 10:30 – 12:00 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Mark Urken The international surgical and radiation oncology panel will review the preoperative radiographic detection and surgical management of basic invasive thyroid cancer.

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Panel Session – HOT TOPIC 2 – Radiology vs. Endocrine vs. Surgery Guidelines?

Saturday, July 29 12:15 – 1:15 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Bryan Haugen This international panel will review thyroid cancer guidelines from the radiographic, endocrine and surgical perspective.

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Panel Session 7 – Evaluation and Management of Poorly Differentiated, Anaplastic and Aggressive Variants of Thyroid Cancer

Saturday, July 29 2:10 – 3:30 pm Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Ezra Cohen This panel will comprehensively review poorly differentiated, anaplastic cancers of the thyroid.  This will include perspectives from oncology, endocrinology, pathology, surgery and radiation oncology.

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Panel Session 8 – Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

Sunday, July 30 8:00 – 9:30 am Room: Grand Ballroom Moderator: Keith Bible This panel will review a variety of new systemic options in the management of advanced metastatic thyroid cancer.Patient candidacy and complication surveillance will be emphasized.

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