GIPS at ASCP 2018

CS12-18 Rodger C. Haggitt GI Pathology Society: Selected Updates on Cancer Reporting

with Rish Pai, MD PhD (moderator), Won-Tak Choi MD PhD, Changqing Ma, Xuefeng Zhang

Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 09:40 AM – 11:10 AM
Room 318

This course is presented by the Rodger C. Haggitt GI Pathology Society and will discuss the keys to effective reporting of resection specimens from gastrointestinal tumors. The course has didactic component foundation, followed by case presentations that illustrate and reinforce key points, demonstrating how they are used to effectively recognize, diagnosis, and report on these important lesions. Changes in consensus guidelines and AJCC reporting will be presented. There will be ample time for questions and discussion between the presenters and participants will be encouraged. The course is intended for practicing surgical pathologists as well as residents and fellows.

Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the changes to reporting of colorectal carcinoma with particular emphasis on those changes that affect patient management
    • Properly classify and correctly report tumors of the esophagus and stomach.
    • Identify differences and similarities in reporting of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors based on anatomic location.


Additional Information

Topic: Anatomic Pathology, Gastrointestinal, Surgical Pathology

Credits: 1.5 CME/CMLE, 1.5 SAM

Audience: Pathologists, Pathology Residents

Physician Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-based learning and improvement

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