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GIPS at DDW 2018

DDW:  June 2-5, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC

DDW Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Society Symposium: Understanding your pathology report and what to do next; challenging topics and their clinical relevance

June 3, 2018

2:00-3:30 pm

Speakers: Wendy Frankel, Rebecca Wilcox, Eric Swanson

  1. Wendy Frankel (with Peter Stanich): Challenges in Colorectal Cancer Microsatellite Instability
    • Objectives:
    • To review microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer
    • To understand the importance of clear reporting in Lynch Syndrome screening
    • To know the importance of communication between pathologists and gastroenterologists
  2. Rebecca Wilcox (with Eric Ganguly): GI biopsies in the era of immunotherapy
    • Objectives:
    • Define immune checkpoint inhibitors and summarize their current use in gastroenterology oncology.
    • Recognize and manage the unique checkpoint inhibitor side-effects, so-called immune-related adverse events (irAE).
    • Specifically identify histopathology features of checkpoint inhibitor related colitis.
  3. Eric Swanson (with Priyanka Kanth): Polyps in Cowden’s Disease
    • Objectives:
    • Describe the diagnostic features of an intramucosal lipoma and how to differentiate from its mimics.
    • Understand the significance of an intramucosal lipoma found during colonoscopy.
    • Recognize the clinical criteria for a diagnosis of Cowden syndrome.

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