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Advances in Cytology and Small Biopsies

Sunday, June 14, 2020 - Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Harvard Medical School, Fairmont Copley Plaza, 138 St. James Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the full range of diagnostic approaches to cytological and small tissue samples from all body sites.
  • Evaluate current and potential applications of automated screening, liquid-based preparation methods, flow cytometry, molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics and immunohistochemistry.
  • Assess the impact of new technologies on cytology practice.
  • Apply current standards for the evaluation and work-up of cytology and small tissue samples for diagnosis, prognosis and targeted therapy
  • Summarize the new standardized terminology and reporting systems for gynecological, pancreaticobiliary, thyroid, salivary gland, and urinary cytological specimens
  • Identify diagnostic pitfalls and how to avoid them

COURSE DIRECTORS
Martha B. Pitman, MD
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Director of Cytopathology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Edmund S. Cibas, MD
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Director of Cytopathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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