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3rd United Kingdom Endocrine Pathology Society/Royal College of Pathologists Endocrine Pathology Update. 
Thursday 2nd February and Friday 3rd February 2023                                                                                           
Royal College of Pathologists, Alie St, London 
10 CPD credits. 
Hear the latest developments in endocrine pathology and oncology from nationally and internationally recognised experts in the field. Join us for a two-day update on endocrine pathology, covering topics including

•    Updated WHO Classification of Endocrine & Neuroendocrine Tumours of thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal cortical & phaeochromocytoma/ paraganglioma
•    Updates to RCPath datasets for carcinoma of thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal cortex, and paraganglioma
•    MDT’s & UK national guidelines
•    Surgical approaches to thyroid cancer & pathology 
•    Reporting thyroid FNA cytology using the UK ‘Thy’ system 
•    Risk stratification of thyroid cancer 
•    Pitfalls in thyroid diagnosis & medicolegal issues 
•    The thyroid patient. What the oncologist needs from pathology 
•    Update on new therapies & clinical trials for thyroid cancer 
•    Multidisciplinary working
•    Case based discussions 
This event is suitable for Consultant pathologists and senior trainees reporting thyroid pathology. 


Day 1 - Thursday 2nd February 2023 

09.30 Registration 

09.55 Introduction and welcome to the meeting, Dr D. Poller

10.00 WHO 2023 update on thyroid tumours: an overview, Prof. Giovanni Tallini, Bologna.

11.00 WHO 2023 update on parathyroid tumours, Dr S Natu

11.30 Refreshments

11.50 WHO 2023 update on tumours of the adrenal cortex, phaeochromocytoma, & paraganglioma, Dr M Moonim

12.20 Overview of new format RCPath/ICCR datasets; thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal cortex/phaeochromocytoma, Dr D Poller

12.50 Lunch
13.50 Risk stratification and prognostic factors in thyroid cancer and their WHO 2023 update - Dr Ronald Ghossein, New York

14.50 The thyroid cancer patient: what the oncologist needs from pathology and an update on new therapies and clinical trials – Dr Kate Newbold, Royal Marsden Hospital, London. 

15.40 Break

16.00 Interactive Question and Answer forum with all speakers

17.45 Closing remarks

Day 2 - Friday 3rd February 2023

09.00 Registration 

09.30 Welcome

09.35 Surgical approaches to thyroid cancer and what the surgeon needs from the pathologist before and after surgery – Prof. Neil Tolley, Imperial College, London.

10.25 Molecular pathology of thyroid cancer and parathyroid cancer, implications for pathology, Dr Bin Xu, New York

11.15 Refreshments.

11.30 Reporting thyroid cytology using the RCPath ‘Thy’ system, Dr M Moonim

12.15 Pitfalls and medicolegal issues in thyroid diagnosis and how to avoid them, with illustrative cases - Dr Ronald Ghossein, New York

13:00 Lunch
13.45: Part 1: Interactive forum and case-based discussions, Dr P Chengot & Dr P Matthews with all participants

14.30 Break

14:45 Part 2: Interactive forum & case-based discussions, Dr P Chengot & Dr P Matthews with all participants
Meeting close 15.30

Registration Fees

RCPath Mermbers: £354

Non Members: £484.50

Concessions: £201

Cancellation Policy
Please note that an administrative charge of £10.00 will be made on all cancellations including changing of dates. Payments are not transferrable, to change date you will be required to cancel your place and rebook onto the new date. The total registration fee is forfeited if cancelled within 48 hours before the event.


To be held at the Royal College of Pathologists, 6 Alie Street, London E1 8QT.

Travelling to Site.

Royal College of Pathologists

The nearest stations are Aldgate and Aldgate east – Underground stations (District, Hammersmith and city, Circle and Metropolitan lines then a 5-7 Minute walk to the venue

Fenchurch Street – C2C line then a 15-minute walk.

The following Bus stops near Aldgate and Aldgate east: 100, 115, 15, 242, 25, 254, 343, 42, 78, 205, 135, N15, N205, N253, N25, N550, N551

Cycling: Bicycle racks can be accessed via a back door on North Tenter Street, there is a call button which calls reception, who will allow you into the secure bike rack. Please do let us know in advance, so we can let reception know your intention to cycle in.

Zoom links will be sento to all delegates in the next few days.