Scientific Sessions

November 3-8, 2006
Sheraton Centre Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Scientific Sessions include:

  • Poster and Platform Presentations
  • The ASC State of the Society Address
    The State of the Society Address is given by the current ASC President, ASC President-Elect, ASC Foundation President and the senior ranking cytotechnologist sitting on the Executive Board.  The address will cover the latest developments in the Society including what the ASC has been doing for PT, cytotechnologists’ activities, Foundation updates and ASC future initiatives.
         George G Birdsong, M.D., ASC President
         Mary K. Sidawy, M.D., ASC President-Elect
         Lydia P. Howell, M.D., M.D., FIAC, ASC Foundation President
         Barbara Guidos, SCT(ASCP), Cytotechnologist Executive Board Member
  • Current Issues in Cytology – Error Reduction in Pathology:  From a Culture of Blame to a Culture of Safety

    Moderator:
         Ronald L. Sirota, M.D.
    Panelists:
         Ronald Luff, M.D., M.P.H.
         John Carroll, M.D.

  • Papanicolaou Address
         Ronald D. Luff, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Basic Science Lecture – Effects of Changing Telomere Maintenance in Cells
         Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D.
  • State of the Art Symposium – The Suspicious Thyroid FNA: Morphology, Management and Molecules

    Moderator:
         Edmund S. Cibas, M.D.
    Panelists:
         Susan Mandell, M.D.
         Manon Auger, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)
         Yuri Nikiforov, M.D. Ph.D.

  • New Frontiers Lecture – Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics
         Gregory M. Lanza, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Future Directions in Cytology – The Integration of HPV Vaccination, HPV Testing and Cytology in Cervical Cancer Prevention
         Mark Shiffman, M.D. 
         Allan Hildeshiem, Ph.D.
  • Diagnostic Cytology Seminar
    Moderator:
         Celeste N. Powers, M.D., Ph.D.
    Panelists:
         Tarik M. Elsheikh, M.D.
         Terence J. Colgan, M.D., FRCPC, FCAP
         Jennifer A. Brainard, M.D.
         Michael S. Facik, M.P.A., CT(ASCP)

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