In 2021 ITMIG invites thymic epithelial tumor patients for a new series of webinars: EXPERTS EXPLAIN. Our experts are explaining the meaning of many definitions and are answering patients’ questions related with diagnosis and treatment of thymic epithelial tumors. Each webinar contain short presentation(s) and live Q&A (Questions and Answers) part.
Malgorzata Szolkowska, pathologist, the National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Pam Bruce, Executive Director of ITMIG, New York, USA
Edith Marom, diagnostic radiologist, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
This is a recording of the first webinar.
The video contains two presentations dedicated to radiological and histopathological definitions:
1. “Imaging of thymic tumors”, Dr. Chad Strange, Assistant Professor of Thoracic Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA;
2.“How should I understand my diagnosis?”, Dr. Jan von der Thüsen, Consultant Histopathologist, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Moderator of a webinar: Dr. Malgorzata Szolkowska from the National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland
The second webinar was dedicated to surgical treatment of thymic tumors.
Dr. Paul Van Schil, from the Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, the Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium
was talking about: “Surgical treatment of mediastinal tumours: from maximally invasive to minimally invasive techniques”.
The webinar was moderated by Dr. Usman Ahmad from the Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute, the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
In this webinar radiation oncology matters and definitions will be explained.
Dr. Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd, from the Department of Radiation Oncology, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
was talking about “Radiotherapy of thymic epithelial tumors”.
The webinar was moderated by Prof. Conrad Falkson from the Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.