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Presentation 1:  "Thyroid nodules mashup", Thyroid nodules:  The decision to biopsy, presented by Ismat Shafiq, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Rochester Medical Center.

Presentation 2:  What's New in Thyroid Nodule Cytology & Post-FNA Management, presented by Benjamin Gigliotti, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Rochester Medical Center.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

Presentation 1:

1.  Review ultrasound imaging characteristics for the assessment of risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules.

2.  Discuss current guidelines for ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules.

Presentation 2:

1.  Understand the molecular pathogenesis of thyroid cancer and how new insights have led to advancements in molecular testing and detection of cancer.

2.  Appreciate a cytology-based approach to management of thyroid nodules including how pathology and molecular testing can inform follow up surveillance and the need for surgery.

Certification:

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

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