World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 4: VIRTUAL
World Congress on Thyroid Cancer
WCTC4 – Virtual
Multidisciplinary Congress on Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer
International virtual meetings on thyroid cancer and nodules
Saturday, June 5, 2021 | Saturday, October 16, 2021
June 5th Program Announced

Learn and Collaborate – Virtually!

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'A great congress with the best pioneers in thyroid surgery.'

The response to the first WCTC4 virtual course was exceptional and we look forward to your participation in the June program!

*If you are registered and cannot attend on June 5th you will have access the sessions' recordings.
You are still able to access the outstanding content of the first event that was held on March 13. Register here.

'The quality of the education was high and the clinical cases allowed participants to follow a rational, step by step progression toward the final diagnosis and treatment of thyroid lesions.'


June 5th PROGRAM:

8:15am  |  MODULE 1
Management of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer –Observation, RFA or Surgery
Chairs: Mike Tuttle and Bryan McIver
Rapporteur: Amanda Silver
Keynote: Megan Haymart, The role of patient factors in clinical decision making
Panel: Akira Miyauchi, Fernanda Vaisman, Laszlo Hegedus, Tracy Wang,
Kepal Patel

Topics: Preoperative Evaluation (ETE, Nodal Disease), Active Surveillance vs RFA vs Surgery, Patient Centric Outcomes, Hemi vs Total, Adjuvant Therapy – RAI and TSH Suppression, Monitoring / Surveillance

10:45am  |  MODULE 2
Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Chairs: Naifa Busaidy and Jeremy Freeman
Rapporteur: Nidal Muhanna
Keynote: Lori Wirth, RET inhibitor therapy for advanced and metastatic MTC
Panel: Jatin Shah, Cherie Ann Nathan, Rossella Elisei, Kerstin Lorenz, Peter Kopp
Topics: Preoperative Evaluation/Cytology, Management of Neck Nodes, Monitoring / Surveillance, MEN Syndromes – Genotype Phenotype Correlations, Paraneoplastic Symptoms Management

1:15pm  |  MODULE 3
The Future of Surgery: IRCAD at the WCTC

Chairs: Jacques Marescaux and Gregory Randolph
Rapporteur: Daniel Rocke

Introduction: Imaging, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, the 3 Weapons of choice to achieve Digital Surgery, Jacques Marescaux, President and Founder of IRCAD

Keynote: Virtual and Augmented Reality applied to Endocrine Surgery, Luc Soler, Former Scientific Director of IRCAD, Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Keynote: Towards Precision Endocrine Neck Surgery with Optical Imaging and Deep Learning, Michele Diana, Medical-Scientific Director of IRCAD
Panel: IRCAD Faculty, Ashok Shaha, Brendan Stack, Mike Singer, Teresa Kroeker, Julia Noel, Jeremy Freeman, Ian Witterick
Topics: Remote Access Surgery, Robotics, AI, Virtual Surgery – How to Implement and How to Train

Each Module will be followed by an Audience Chat, Product Theatre and Virtual Exhibits.

"Very useful content and interesting to hear different opinions with experts from different countries."


4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be provided for the completion of each course day. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The WCTC Board

Jeremy Freeman, MD
Bryan McIver, MD
Gregory W. Randolph, MD
Jatin P. Shah, MD
Ashok R. Shaha, MD
Ian J. Witterick, MD


Supported through unrestricted educational grants from the following

Eisai, Lilly, Medtronic
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