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Pre-Symposium Workshops

**Pre-Symposium Workshops for the 22nd Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium in 2017 will be announced soon

Note: Registration for Pre-Symposium Workshops is optional, and requires a separate registration fee; space is limited to allow small group interaction.


2016 Pre-Symposium Workshops
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Difficult to Diagnose Cases in Breast Pathology – 9:00am – 4:45pm

  • David G. Hicks, MD, Shahla Masood, MD, Aziza Nassar, MD, and Martha C. Wasserman, MD

    09:00am – 09:30am: Genomics in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: Is this an Opportunity to Enhance the Role of Pathologists in Multidisciplinary Care? – David G. Hicks, MD

    09:30am – 10:00am: Core Needle Biopsies of Breast Lesions: The Importance of Pathology/Radiology Correlations – Martha C. Wasserman, MD

    10:00am – 10:30am: Benign Breast Disease: Atypical Proliferative Lesions; Diagnosis and Breast Cancer Risk – David G. Hicks, MD

    10:30am – 11:00am: Lobular Neoplasia – Shahla Masood, MD

    11:00am – 11:30pm: Panel Discussion – David G. Hicks, MD

    11:30am – 01:00pm: Lunch

    01:00pm – 01:30pm: Papillary Lesions of the Breast – Aziza Nassar, MD

    01:30am – 02:00pm: Spindle Cell Lesions and Fibroepithelial Lesion of the Breast – Aziza Nassar, MD

    02:00pm – 02:30pm: The Evaluation of the Post Neoadjuvant Therapy Breast Cancer Resection Specimen – Shahla Masood, MD

    02:30pm – 02:45pm – Break

    02:45pm – 03:15pm – Mucinous Lesions of the Breast – Aziza Nassar, MD

    03:15pm – 03:45pm – Quality Assurance, Consultation, and Second Reviews in Breast Pathology – Shahla Masood, MD

    03:45pm – 04:15pm – Ancillary Breast Cancer Studies: Rogue Cases, Challenges, Pitfalls, and Troubleshooting – David G. Hicks, MD

    04:15pm – 04:45pm – Panel Discussion

Breast Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing in the Modern Era – 1:00pm – 4:00pm

  • Banu Arun, MD, Claudine Isaacs, MD, Shahla Masood, MD, Freya Schnabel, MD, and Marie Wood, MD        

    01:00pm – 01:30pm – Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Global Risk Assessment – Freya Schnabel, MD

    01:30pm – 02:00pm – Breast Pathology of Pre-Malignant Lesions (ADH, LCIS) – Shahla Masood, MD

    02:00pm – 02:30pm – Indications for Genetic Testing and Importance of Family History – Marie Wood, MD

    02:30pm – 03:00pm – Clinical Management of High Risk Patients – Claudine Isaacs, MD

    03:00pm – 03:30pm – Update on Genetic Testing Panels – Banu Arun, MD

    03:30pm – 04:00pm – Panel Discussion