On 28th May 2019 during the International Thyroid Awareness Week (25th May – 31st May ) and the Thyroid Awareness Month, we were pleased to host the Sydney/NSW Thyroid Cancer Interest Group again with our partner –Eisai Australia.
Simultaneous PET/MR for imaging patho-physiology:the MGH experience, a seminar by Prof Georges El Fakhri.
On Tuesday, 14th November, we were honored to have Prof Georges El Fakhri to share his knowledge and experience in the seminar – Simultaneous PET/MR for imaging patho-physiology:the MGH experience.
On 5th November, Prof Alexander Engel ( committee member and director of Sydney Vital) gave a presentation of Sydney Vital at the Surgical Grand Rounds.
After introducing our current position and roles, Prof Engel summarised our achievements and outcomes over the past four years comprehensively and addressed Vital’s plan and vision for the upcoming years.
For access to the full presentation content, please click here.
A presentation about new approaches to managing thyroid cancer, adopting a highly personalized approach tailored to a patient’s specific risk. Our speaker panel included leading national thyroid cancer experts and they will discuss how treatment pathways are balanced to optimize patient outcomes:
- Prof Bruce Robinson: New medical therapies for high-risk thyroid cancers, offering new hope to these patients with previously poor outcomes.
- A/Prof Diana Learoyd: The importance of not over-treating low risk thyroid cancer, discussing how expert clinicians use patient-specific features to identify those that require minimal treatment.
- A/Prof Mark Sywak: Surgery for high risk thyroid cancer, identifying the need for careful pre-operative planning and the use of a multidiscplinary team approach.
- Dr Geoff Schembri: Modern trends in radioactive iodine treatment, using risk-adjusted dosing.
Panel Discussion held on 8th August 2017