2012 Focus On Thyroid Cancer

Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Conference Chair: Susan Mandel, MD, MPH

The Focus On Thyroid Cancer Conference is a full day designed to address the personal and medical issues facing those with thyroid cancer; including those in treatment, survivors, their loved ones, and caregivers. Get information on the latest advances in thyroid cancer risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues; as well as the opportunity to network and gain support from other thyroid cancer survivors.

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OncoLink Brown Bag Webchat - Focus On Thyroid Cancer


Overview Thyroid Cancer - Susan Mandel, MD, MPH

Thyroid Nodules: Ultrasound pictures, what do they tell us? - Jill Langer, MD

Thyroid Fine Needle-Aspiration Biopsy: What does it mean? - Zubair Baloch, MD, PhD

Surgical Approach to the Neck - Rachel Kelz, MD, MSCE

Radioiodine: What Should I Expect? - Dan Pryma, MD

Pathologies of Thyroid Cancer - Virginia LiVolsi, MD

Overview OncoLink.org - Maggie Hampshire, RN, BSN, OCN

Managing Thyroid Hormone and Calcium After Surgery - Kolin Hoff, MD

What's Next? How you are Followed to See if Thyroid Cancer Recurs - Caroline Kim, MD

Ultrasound: How to Use It to Examine the Neck After Surgery - Jill Langer, MD

Re-operation of the Neck for Thyroid Cancer - Jason Newman, MD, FACS

Clinical Trials for Patients with Metastatic Thyroid Cancer - Marcia Brose, MD, PhD