Half Day Symposium on Current Topics in Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Cancer

Agenda and Course Content 

Course Overview

This symposium is designed for the practicing otolaryngologist, general surgeon, endocrinologist, pathologist, nuclear medicine physician, radiation oncologist, radiologist, or other physicians who wish to enhance his or her knowledge of the diagnosis and management of thyroid cancer. The material will be presented via short didactic lectures by local specialists in thyroid cancer management followed by a panel discussion on management of interesting cases.


1)To be able to differentiate benign from malignant features of PTC on ultrasound and review the indications for FNA biopsy

2)To highlight indications for cross-sectional imaging and review the findings of regional metastases and locally invasive disease

3)To review the technique for FNA for optimal results and discuss features of PTC on cytopathology

4)To review the commonly reported pathologic characteristics of PTC and Non-invasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-like Nuclear Features (NIFTP) and implications in terms of risk stratification

5)Discuss considerations in disease surveillance and investigation and management for disease recurrence for DTC

Please register online at https://facmed.registration.med.utoronto.ca/portal/events/reg/participantTypeSelection.do?method=load&entityId=903755  

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Fees/RegistrationPracticing Physician $60 (plus HST)

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Saturday, January 13, 2018 (All day)