Detection of Metastases in Lymph Nodes (from US-FNA to Surgpath to Quantitative-Ultrasound)

Pathology Clinical Conference

Wednesday May 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM


This grand round has already taken place.


University Hospital - Stony Brook, NY
May 30th, 2018
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Knowing the status of cancer metastasis in lymph nodes is critically important for cancer staging and patient managements.

Dates and Times

Start: 5/30/2018 12:00 PM
End: 5/30/2018 1:00 PM

Objectives

1) To learn the pros and cons of detecting metastatic cancer in lymph nodes using PET scan and histopathology, based on current practice.
2) To introduce the role of ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) biopsy of lymph nodes in detecting metastasis as a minimally invasive clinical practice.
3) To learn about the role of quantitative ultrasound in detecting cancer metastasis in lymph nodes in vitro and in vivo as a non-invasive tool in the near future.

Speakers

  • Dr. Maoxin Wu
    • Detection of Metastases in Lymph Nodes (from US-FNA to Surgpath to Quantitative-Ultrasound)

Location

University Hospital
Level 2, Room 749
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.