June 2018 Seminar: Breast Pathology

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June 2018: Breast Pathology
David J. Dabbs, M.D.
Sandra J. Shin, M.D.
Costa Mesa, CA

Sunday, June 3, 2018
8:30 am – 4:45pm

The Westin Hotel South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: (714) 540-2500

Seminar Objectives: At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Cite the reasons for the use of biomarkers in breast pathology.
  2. Discuss the heterogeneity of lobular neoplasia, metaplastic carcinomas, papillary, various mesenchymal and soft tissue tumors of the breast.
  3. Assess carcinomas in the neoadjuvant treatment setting.
  4. Distinguish low grade and high grade “triple negative” tumors.
  5. Recognize metastatic tumors and mimickers of mammary neoplasms

Materials:  (“Attendance Only” includes items 1 and 2)

  1. 6 hour lecture (Cover seminar objectives, correlate clinical histories, discuss the role of special studies in diagnosis, therapy,
    and counseling, and project photographs of the study cases and other illustrative materials)
  2. Comprehensive syllabus that includes diagnoses, discussion, and appropriate references from pertinent medical literature
  3. Glass slides of representative tumors (Full package only)

 

Dec 2017: Diagnostic Dilemmas in GI Pathology

Diagnostic Dilemmas in Gastrointestinal Pathology

Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
Chief, Gastrointestinal Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Sunday December 3, 2017
8:30AM – 4:45PM

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

Seminar Objectives: At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:
1. Distinguish invasive adenocarcinoma from pseudoinvasion in colorectal adenomas.
2. Recognize histologic clues to the presence of scant carcinoma, or sarcoma, in superficial samples.
3. Formulate a differential diagnosis for “pink cell” tumors of the live.

Materials: (“Attendance Only” includes items 1 and 2)
1. 6 hour lecture (Cover seminar objectives, correlate clinical histories, discuss the role of special studies in diagnosis, therapy, and counseling, and project photographs of the study cases and other illustrative materials)
2. Comprehensive syllabus that includes diagnoses, discussion, and appropriate references from pertinent medical literature
3. Glass slides of representative tumors (Full package only)

June 2017

Challenging but not Impossible: Helpful Clues for the Daily Practice of Pancreaticobiliary Surgical and Cytopathology

Michelle Reid, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor,
Emory University

and

Volkan Adsay, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Vice Chair,
and Director of Anatomic Pathology
Emory University

Sunday, June 4, 2017
8:30AM-4:45PM
Registration begins at 7:00AM

Westin Hotel South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

Seminar Objectives:
At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:

1. Discuss key cyto-histologic features and differential diagnosis of commonly encountered, problematic solid pancreatobiliary tract lesions.
2. Review the cyto-histologic classification and reporting of cystic and intraductal pancreatobilary neoplasms, as well as benefits and limitations of ancillary testing.
3. Emphasize new concepts in classification and grading of pancreatic NET’s with emphasis of morphologic repertoire and differentials.
4. Review the complex periampullary region anatomy and histologic and site-specific classification of associated neoplasms with emphasis on grossing of Whipples.
5. Discuss the approach to gallbladder atypia including subtle clues to diagnosis of dysplasia, recognition of tumoral intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive carcinoma.

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December 2016

Evolving Concepts in Soft Tissue Pathology

Andrew L. Folpe, M.D.
Professor and Consultant
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California, 94111
Phone: (415) 788-1234

December 4, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Seminar Objectives:

1. Recognize the clinical and morphological features of newly or more completely described entities in soft tissue tumor pathology

2. Effectively apply established and new immunohistochemical markers to the workup of soft tissue tumors

3. Appreciate the impact of advances in molecular pathology to the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumor

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