2023 A Practical Approach to Surgical Pathology: Volume IX - A Video CME Teaching Activity

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Keywords: Pathology CME Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary Breast Head Neck Endocrine Genitourinary Soft Tissue

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This CME activity has been designed to provide a thorough review of common topics encountered by practicing surgical pathologists, including gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, breast, head and neck, endocrine, genitourinary and soft tissue pathology.

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About This CME Teaching Activity
This CME activity was designed to provide a comprehensive review of some of the more common topics which are encountered by practicing surgical pathologists, including gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, gynecologic, breast, and soft tissue pathology.  The activity also provides an update and comprehensive overview of some of the most important diagnostic features which allow pathologists to make accurate diagnoses, as well as essential clues as to how to avoid the most common diagnostic pitfalls. The use of ancillary diagnostic techniques including both immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics, which assist the pathologist in rendering a final diagnosis is discussed. 

Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily designed to educate practicing pathologists.

Educational Objectives
At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Discuss the most common diagnostic pitfalls in a diagnosis of well-differentiated lipomatous tumors
  • Discuss the most common diagnostic entities in the differential diagnosis of myxoid, spindle cell, pleomorphic and round cell tumors
  • Understand how to integrate clinical history, laboratory data, and imaging findings to come to a uniform diagnosis when presented with an unexpected histologic feature in a liver biopsy
  • Recognize the liver tumors that can closely resemble hepatocellular carcinoma and the proper immunostain panel to identify that 
  • Identify the histologic features that allow for the diagnosis of Wilson disease, hereditary hemochromatosis, and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Summarize the morphologic and molecular features of special histologic subtypes of triple negative breast cancer and management implications
  • Review recent updates on biomarker testing in breast cancer
  • Discuss diagnostic challenges in breast core needle biopsies and how to resolve these issues on difficult cases
  • Describe the various histologic patterns of colitis and their differential diagnoses
  • Recognize the key factors that predict prognosis and guide therapeutic decision making in colorectal cancer
  • Classify appendiceal tumors according to updated criteria to guide subsequent therapy and predict prognosis
  • To highlight common controversial topics in prostate pathology with a focus on grading and reporting parameters
  • To review diagnostic challenges encountered in common bladder specimens
  • To emphasize a practical approach to common diagnostic challenges in kidney tumors
  • Discuss the most useful histologic and immunohistochemical findings in diagnosing serious neoplasms of the uterus and ovary, including a focus on HER2 testing
  • Discuss some of the most common entities in cervical pathology seen in post-menopausal patients
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

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Educational Symposia designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All activity participants are required to complete the credit application in order to be awarded credit.  Course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.
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Natalie Banet, M.D.
Staff Pathologist 
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
John Hart, M.D.
Sections of Surgical Pathology & Hepatology
University of Chicago Medical Center  
Chicago, IL
Jane Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Pathologist 
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Rish K. Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
Consultant in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ
Hannah Wen, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Breast Pathology Fellowship
Associate Attending Pathologist 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
2023 A Practical Approach to Surgical Pathology: Volume IX - A CME Teaching Activity

Well-Differentiated Fatty Tumors: Common Diagnostic Issues
John R. Goldblum, M.D. 
Uterine Serous Carcinoma and HER-2 Testing
Natalie Banet, M.D.
The Unexpected Liver Biopsy Finding: What To Do When Things Don’t Add Up
John Hart, M.D.
Differential diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Rish K. Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
Breast Core Needle Biopsies: Pitfalls and Pearls
Hannah Yong Wen, M.D., Ph.D.
Controversies in Prostate
Jane Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Cervical Pathology in Post-Menopausal Patients
Natalie Banet, M.D.
Mimics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: How to Get the Right Diagnosis
John Hart, M.D.
Update on Colorectal Cancer Reporting
Rish K. Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
Pattern-Based Approach to Soft Tissue Tumors
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
The Spectrum of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Hannah Yong Wen, M.D., Ph.D.
Diagnostic Challenges in Bladder
Jane Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Ovarian Serous Neoplasms: Diagnostic Updates and New Therapeutics
Natalie Banet, M.D.
Practical Considerations in Kidney Tumors
Jane Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Practical Approach to Appendiceal Tumors
Rish K. Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Breast Cancer
Hannah Yong Wen, M.D., Ph.D.
Why Am I Routinely Doing Those Special Stains on Liver Biopsies? The Ins and Outs of Hereditary Metabolic Liver Diseases
John Hart, M.D.