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IAC Webinar Wednesday, 19. August 2015

Online Seminars in Clinical Cytology

Welcome to the IAC online seminars. These webinars are planned for the next few months and it is hoped that one will be available every third Wednesday on a monthly basis.  The presentations will be in English. 
A full list of upcoming seminars can be found below.
Archived videos are available for viewing for a limited time.

The webinar planned for Wednesday, 15. July 2015 (Dr. Spasenija Savic Prince, University Hospital Basel, Thoracic Tumors in Cytology) has had to be postponed, however, the webinar for August is planned as normal. 

Wednesday, 19. August 2015

Dr. Christopher Vanden Bussche, MIAC, Baltimore, USA will present the next seminar:

The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology 

(Time to be arranged)

 To access this webinar:

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  3. Up to 10 minutes before the start of the meeting, fill in your name, email address, and the password "cytology" on the right hand side and click on "Join Now".
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  • Archived past webinars can be viewed at the web site and clicking on "View Event Recordings" at the top right corner.  Please note that all images and information are the intellectual property of the authors and no unauthorised copies are allowed.

The IAC wish to  thank:

Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, BSc, CFIAC, Doha, Qatar 

Cytomorphologic Overlap and Diagnostic Pitfalls in Gynecological Cytopathology 

Dr. Pinar Firat, Istanbul, Turkey 

Cytology of Serous Effusions - From Basics to Challenges 


Dr. Matthew Zarka, MIAC, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, USA  

FNA of Salivary Gland Lesions: A Novel Pattern Based Approach to Diagnosis


Dr. William R. Geddie, MIAC, Dept. of Cytopathology, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fine Needle Biopsy of Lymph Nodes: Mimics of Lymphoma

Robert Y. Osamura, MD, FIAC, Professor and Director, International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW), Diagnostic Pathology Center, Tokyo

Molecular Tools in Diagnostic Cytology


Dr. Rana Hoda, FIAC,  Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA :

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology on Liquid-Based Preparations

Dr. Ashish Chandra, MIAC, Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospitals, London, England for finding time in December 2014 and agreeing to present his lecture: 

Cytology In the Diagnosis and Follow Up of Urothelial Neoplasia


Dr. Gary Tse, MIAC Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong for presenting his seminar:

Pattern Approach to FNAC Diagnosis of the Breast


Upcoming dates

Wednesday, 19. August 2015 Dr. Christopher Vanden Bussche, MIAC, Baltimore, USA The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology
Wednesday, 16. September 2015 Dr. Walid Khalbuss, FIAC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Informatics in Cytology: Less Pain & More Gain
Wednesday, 21. October 2015 Dr. Brian Collins, St. Louis, USA EUS FNA of Pancreas
Wednesday, 18. November 2015 Dr. Guido Fadda, MIAC, Rome, Italy  To be arranged

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