CIQC/CAP-ACP Seminar: Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Pathology
Apr 25 to Apr 26 2013
Toronto, ON, Canada

Date to register by: Apr 25 2013

Target Audience: Practicing pathologists, pathology residents, and technologists


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity, Section 1, as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and co-developed by the Canadian Association of Pathologists and Cancer Care Ontario.
This activity was approved by the Canadian Association of Pathologists for 15 Section 1 credits. Remember to visit MAINPORT to record your learning and outcomes.

Venue: Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

8:00-8:05 Welcome and Introductory Remarks: B Gilks and E Torlakovic

8:05-8:30 CIQC update: E Torlakovic and J Garratt

8:30-9:15 The NordiQC program: an overview: M Vyberg

9:15-10:00 IHC Proficiency Testing in Germany: R von Wasielewski

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-11:00 Technical approach to IHC testing: the NordiQC perspective: S Nielsen

11:00-11:30 MMR testing in Canada: CIQC results: B Clarke

11:30-12:00 Reflex MMR testing in Vancouver, one year in: R Wolber

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH

1:00-1:45 Classification of the unknown primary tumour: the primary IHC panel: M Vyberg

1:45-2:05 Antibodies and protocols: the primary IHC panel: S Nielsen

2:05-2:30 Use of tissue samples for IHC quality control and research: C Cheung

2:30-3:00 Update on Ki67 assessment in breast cancer; an international study: T Nielsen

3:00-3:20 Update on Class II tests in renal pathology: M Mengel

3:20-3:40 Break

3:40-4:10 New markers in hematopathology: E Hyjek

4:10-5:00 Immunophenotyping of neuroendocrine tumors: current status and recent

developments: S Asa

5:00 Adjourn

Friday, April 26, 2013

8:00-9:00 IHC as a Window onto the Molecular Biology of Tumors: A Gown

9:00-9:30 IHC and molecular testing in diagnosis of ovarian sex-cord stromal tumors: B Gilks

9:30-10:00 Break

10:00-10:55 Critical Technical Aspects of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry: R Miller

10:55-11:40 Cytokeratins and other general epithelial markers in diagnostic IHC: M Vyberg

11:40-12:00 Antibodies and protocols - epithelial markers: S Nielsen

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH

1:00-5:00 Specialty Course: Molecular Pathology

Review of Molecular Pathology in Caner Diagnosis and Therapy

M Tsao (moderator)

1:00-1:10 Introductory Remarks: D LeBrun

1:10 – 1:50 Lung: M Tsao

1:50 – 2:20 Prostate: D Trudel

2:20 – 3:00 Lymphomas: D LeBrun

3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:00 Breast: S Done

4:00 – 4:45 Theranostic and morphoproteomics: E Torlakovic

4:45 – 5:00 Closing remarks: M Tsao

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