Endocrine University Wide Lecture

De-escalating the Management of Patients with Thyroid Cancer: Clinical, Molecular, and Pathological Considerations



Date
October 12, 2018
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Yuri Nikiforov, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology Division Director of Molecular & Genomic Pathology University of Pittsburgh
Location
BST 1195
Category
School of Medicine - Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Waggett
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

Objectives:
At the end of the lecture, the audience should be able to:
1. Discuss diagnostic use of molecular marker for thyroid nodules.
2. Discuss reclassification of a subset of thyroid tumors as Non-invasive follicular thyroid ne-oplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP).
3. Discuss the use of molecular markers for thyroid cancer prognostication and patient management.