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Cytopathology and Small Biopsy: Update in Texas Medical Center

March 3, 2018

Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Ave, John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030, U.S.A

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Course Directors: 

  • Dina R. Mody, MD, Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine, Full Member, Research Institute, Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Mary R. Schwartz, MD, Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology Director Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical Pathology - Cytopathology

Program Overview

Physicians need the most up-to-date knowledge and strategies in clinical pathology to provide the most appropriate ancillary testing and patient care. In order to address this need, this activity will provide the following:

  • Update on Thyroid Bethesda reporting with introduction of Non-invasive follicular variant of papillary carcinoma in 2016
  • Introduction and implementation of Paris system for urinary cytology reporting in 2016
  • Role of HPV testing in cervical cancer screening, current applications and future role in era of vaccination in different resource settings
  • HPV testing in head and neck cancer guidelines (2017 introduction)
  • Ancillary testing (Molecular and Immunohistochemistry) in cytology and small biopsy specimens
  • New Salivary gland cytology/microbiopsy reporting system introduced in 2017

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