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 *