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

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Credits:

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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