The 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer took place July 27-30 in Boston, MA. This scientific meeting attracted experts from around the world to share research and ideas to further the understanding of the management of thyroid cancer. Additionally, the delegates attending this congress laid the groundwork for collaborations and the direction of future thyroid cancer research. 

 

Several ITOG members delivered lectures during this exciting meeting. Please see the list below for the lecturers and their topics. Check back for short video clips of some of the lectures which will be posted on this site. 

 

For full information about the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer, please see the website:  http://thyroidworldcongress.com/

 

 

 

Friday, July 28th

 

 

Time

Program

Role/ITOG Member

8:00 – 9:30 am

Panel #1

Evaluation and management of thyroid nodules: integrating imaging, cytology and molecular markers


Panelists:
Yuri Nikiforov

9:30 – 10:00 am

Keynote #1

The Genetic Landscape of Thyroid Cancer 2017

Dr. James Fagin

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Panel #2

Management of low-risk thyroid cancer


Panelists:
Bryan Haugen

12:30 – 1:15 pm

Hot Topic #1

One Size Does Not Fit All: Selecting Tumors for Active Surveillance or Less Aggressive Surgery


Panelists:
Michael Tuttle

2:10 – 3:30 pm

Panel #3

Assessment and Management of Lymph Node Metastases in Thyroid Cancer: Radiographic mapping, pcnd, plnd, RF-Etoh options

Moderator: Gregory Randolph

4:00 – 4:30 pm

Keynote #3

Surveillance and Management of Persistent or Recurrent Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Bryan Haugen

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Panel #4

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Moderator: Rossella Elisei
Panelists:
Jeff Moley

     

Saturday, July 29th

 

 

Time

Program

Role/ITOG Member

6:00 – 7:30 am

Breakfast Symposium

Sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme

Chair: Steven Sherman

8:00 – 9:30 am

Panel #5

Radioactive Iodine Therapy and Redifferentiation Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Who, Why, When and How?

Moderator: Michael Tuttle

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Panel #6

Management of Invasive Thyroid Cancer


Panelists:
James Brierley

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Hot Topic #2

Radiology vs. Endocrine Vs. Surgery guidelines 


Panelists:

Bryan Haugen
Gregory Randolph
 

12:30 – 1:30 pm

CBL Path Product Theatre

Yuri Nikiforov,

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Keynote #5

Adjuvant therapy for differentiated thyroid cancer

Dr. Martin Schlumberger

2:10 – 3:30 pm

Panel #7

Evaluation and Management of Poorly Differentiated, Anaplastic and Aggressive Variants of Thyroid Cancer

Moderator: Ezra Cohen
Panelists:
Robert Smallridge
Keith Bible
Marcia Brose
 

4:00 – 4:30 pm

Keynote #6
Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Lori Wirth

     

Sunday, July 30th

 

 

Time

Program

Role/ITOG Member

6:00 – 7:30 am

Breakfast Symposium

Sponsored by Veracyte

Speakers: Richard T. Kloos 

8:00 – 9:30 am

Panel #8
Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

Moderator: Keith Bible
Panelists:
Lori Wirth
Sophie Leboulleux
Matthew Ringel
Naifa Busaidy

9:30 – 10:30 am

Hot Topic #3
NIFTP and Bethesda 2

 

Panelists:
Yuri Nikiforov

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Conversation with the Masters

 

Moderators: Gregory Randolph
Panelists:
Ezra Cohen
Bryan Haugen