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Ernest L. Mazzaferri Thyroid Cancer Conference

Dates
11/15/2013 - 11/15/2013
Speakers
Dr. Amit Agrawal      Dr. Sissy Jhiang      Dr. John Phay     
Dr. Ricardo Carrau      Dr. Lawrence Kirschner      Dr. Matthew Ringel     
Dr. Albert de la Chapelle      Dr. Fadi Nabhan      Dr. Manisha Shah     
Dr. William Farrar      Ms. Rebecca Nagy      Dr. Jennifer Sipos     
Dr. Hossein Gharib      Dr. Yuri Nikiforov      Dr. Theodoros Teknos
Location
Biomedical Research Tower
460 West 12th Ave
Columbus, OH
43210
Objective(s)

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Identify new diagnostic modalities available for the workup of patients with thyroid nodules
  • Discuss recent advances in the treatment of refractory thyroid cancer
  • Outline the indications for radioiodine therapy in differentiated thyroid cancer
  • Define the appropriate indications for referral to a clinical trial in the evaluation of a patient with refractory thyroid cancer
  • Discuss the mechanisms of cell signaling in the development and progression of thyroid cancer and how this knowledge impacts the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer.
  • Outline the controversies and current recommendations in the medical and surgical management of follicular-cell derived, and medullary thyroid cancer.
  • Determine the best initial management of patients with thyroid cancer
  • Recognize the potential new therapeutic targets for thyroid cancer
Description

It is the goal of this conference that attendees will know and utilize the optimal diagnostic, testing and therapeutic strategies in thyroid cancer.  Additionally, learners will be able to reccognize new scientific advances in the field that have the potential to make a great clinical impact.

Price(s)
Type Price
Physician $125
Non-Physician $50
Contact
Paula Sheets-Paull, CMP
Comprehensive Cancer Center
(614) 685-5934
paula.sheets-paull@osumc.edu
Additonal Information

REGISTRATION ASSISTANCE?
If you are having issues registering, forgot your username and/or password, or do not remember if you have an OSU CCME account, please contact the CME Office at 614-293-3576.

If you are internal to OSU and need to pay by eRequest, contact Paula Sheets-Paull at 614-685-5934.  CCME does not process eRequest payments.  You must contact the aforementioned facilitator to pay by eRequest.

If you are Endocrine division faculty, staff, and fellow, you may be eligible for discounted or waived registration.  Please contact Padmini Ekbote at padmini.ekbote@osumc.edu if you are interested in more details.

Conference Brochure
http://cancer.osu.edu/research/researcheducation/meetingsconferences/thyroid/pages/index.aspx


Conference Agenda
http://cancer.osu.edu/research/researcheducation/meetingsconferences/thyroid/pages/agenda.aspx
Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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