Symposia at Sea: A Practical Review of Soft Tissue Tumor and Gastrointestinal Pathology

06/30/18 - 07/07/18
Crown Princess | Rome, Italy

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 10.0

Category A CE Credits:

PATHC18R
Book by March 2, 2018
$995.00 per person - per symposium
Early registration is strongly suggested.

MUST reserve cruise through Professional Travel PRIOR to registration.

Call (813)806-1050 direct, Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 PM EST.


Non-US Residents - register for cruise symposia ONLY thru Professional Travel via email at: travel@edusymp.com. HNIC17
Cruise Itinerary

Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Saturday, June 30
  7:00 PM
       
2 Salerno, Italy
Sunday, July 1
7:00 AM 7:00 PM
       
3 At Sea
Monday, July 2
   
       
4 Kotor, Montenegro
Tuesday, July 3
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
       
5 Corfu, Greece
Wednesday, July 4
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
       
6 Crete (Chania), Greece
Thursday, July 5
12:00 PM 10:00 PM
       
7 Mykonos, Greece
Friday, July 6
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
       
8 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Saturday, July 7
4:00 AM  

About The Meeting
This seminar is designed to provide a practical yet comprehensive review of soft tissue and gastrointestinal pathology. Basic to advanced techniques, pearls and pitfalls to pathology diagnosis and the advantages of using ancillary diagnostic methods (especially immunohistochemistry) will be discussed.
Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily intended and designed to educate pathologists.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Apply a pattern-based approach to the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumors.
  • Utilize immunohistochemistry for accurate diagnosis of soft tissue tumors.
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of cutaneous spindle cell tumors.
  • Describe the evolution of immunohistochemistry for soft tissue tumors.
  • Recognize histologic and genetic subtypes of gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
  • More accurately diagnose colorectal polyps.
  • Discuss the clinical and pathologic features of hereditary colon cancer predisposition syndromes.
  • Utilize immunohistochemistry to diagnose carcinomas of unknown primary.
  • Apply immunohistochemistry for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal lymphomas.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, the leader in diagnostic imaging education since 1975.


Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia has received no corporate support for this symposium.


Registration Information
Early registration is strongly suggested. Tuition includes a comprehensive downloadable electronic course syllabus. Meeting Cancellations must be received in writing prior to April 16, 2018. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to April 16, 2018 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Accreditation

Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jason L. Hornick, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Surgical Pathology
Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical school
Boston, MA
MONDAY, JULY 2, 2018
   
7:45 – 8:45 AM The Evolution of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry for Soft Tissue Tumors: From Differentiation to Molecular Genetics
   
8:45 – 9:45 The Most Common Spindle Cell Tumors of Deep Soft Tissue: Differential Diagnosis and Best Markers
   
9:45 – 10:30 Subclassification of Pleomorphic Sarcomas: How and Why Should We Care?
   
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
   
10:45 – 11:30 An Approach to Epitheloid Soft Tissue Tumors
   
11:30 – 12:15 PM Soft Tissue Tumors of the Head and Neck: Virtual Slide Seminar
   
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch Break
   
1:00 – 1:50 Differential Diagnosis of Cutaneous Spindle Cell Tumors
   
1:50 – 2:35 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: An Update
   
2:35 – 3:20 Mesenchymal Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract (other than GIST)
   
3:20 – 4:15 Gastrointestinal Lymphomas: A Review for the Surgical Pathologist
   
4:15 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2018
   
8:00 – 8:45 AM Coloretal Polyps: A Practical Approach
   
8:45 – 9:30 Hereditary Colon Cancer Predisposition Syndromes: What Do We Need to Know?
   
9:30 – 10:30 Metastatic Carcinoma of Unknown Primary: Diagnostic Approach Using Immunohistochemistry
   
10:30 End of Course
   
  Faculty, topics & itinerary subject to change.
 
ABOUT CROWN PRINCESS

  • Lotus Spa, with fitness center and outdoor sunken terraced pool, Calypso Reef and Pool (plus two hot tubs) and Terrace Pool
  • Two specialty restaurants; an Italian specialty restaurant, Sabatini’s (charge) and Crown Grill Steakhouse (charge) specializing in steaks and seafood. Reservations are suggested.
  • With Princess, young kids and teens have their own kind of fun and their own fully equipped place to hang out.
  • Sanctuary (adults only) – Serenity Stewards attend to every need (refreshing drinks and healthy snacks - $10 pp for each period); Private VIP Cabanas
  • 24 hour Internet Café (wireless access available)

Must reserve cruise through Professional Travel. Please call: (813)806-1050 direct, Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST. Non-U.S. Residents - register for cruise symposia ONLY through Professional Travel via email at: travel@edusymp.com.

Cruise Itinerary

Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Saturday, June 30
  7:00 PM
       
2 Salerno, Italy
Sunday, July 1
7:00 AM 7:00 PM
       
3 At Sea
Monday, July 2
   
       
4 Kotor, Montenegro
Tuesday, July 3
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
       
5 Corfu, Greece
Wednesday, July 4
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
       
6 Crete (Chania), Greece
Thursday, July 5
12:00 PM 10:00 PM
       
7 Mykonos, Greece
Friday, July 6
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
       
8 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Saturday, July 7
4:00 AM  

Crown Princess Staterooms

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, PARTICULARLY FOR TRIPLE OR QUAD STATEROOMS, AS STATEROOMS MAY SELL OUT PRIOR TO THE CUT OFF DATE OF March 2, 2018. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space/rate available basis. CRUISE LINE WILL HONOR THEIR LOWEST RATES FOR OUR GROUP. Additional cabin types/categories may be available; please ask at time of reservation.

To view cabin layouts and deck plans, please visit www.princesscruises.com. Select “Learn About Princess Cruises listed in the top navigational bar, then “Cruise Ships”, then select “Crown Princess”.

Prices Below are per person for US/Canadian Residents Only. All staterooms include: Queen or two twin beds, color TV, phone, spacious closet and bathroom with shower.

Inside Stateroom
149 sq. ft.  Starting at $1,479 pp
Two twin beds - no window

Decks 11, 12, 14, & 15
Standard Oceanview with Balcony
235 sq. ft. (with balcony)
Starting at $1,999 pp
Floor to ceiling windows. Located mid ship, fore/aft.

Decks 14, 12, 11 & 10
Mini Suite with Balcony
354 sq. ft. 
Starting at $2,299 pp
Queen or two twin beds and sofa bed, Welcome glass of champagne. Floor to celing windows, private balcony, separate seating area, two color televisions, spacious closet, phone, and bathroom with full bathtub. Located mid ship, fore/aft.

Cruise Registration
Deposits: 20% of the total per person cruise fare is required. All deposits are due to Princess Cruises at time of booking. Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Transfers: Transfers are not included. Guests can purchase transfers through Princess Cruises at a nominal fee. Guests purchasing transfers that have made their own air arrangements need to provide their air itinerary to Princess Cruises at least 35 days prior to sailing. Cancellations: All cancellations received before April 16, 2018 will receive a full refund of amounts already paid to Princess Cruises. Refunds will be made to the guests through Professional Travel. PLEASE NOTE: After March 2, 2018 group rates and cabin categories are subject to limited availability.

Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is highly recommended. Princess Cruises offers a cruise protection program. If you prefer alternate travel insurance options, you may call: Travel Guard (800) 826-4919 www.travelguard.com, TravelEx Insurance (800) 228-9792 www.travelex-insurance.com, InsureMyTrip (800) 487-4722 www.insuremytrip.com.

Name Change(s): Princess Cruises does not permit name changes. Booking must be cancelled and new guest(s) rebooked.

Passports: Passport requirements have changed. For up to date information about travel please refer to: http://www.travel.state.gov/passport Princess Cruises requests ALL guests to carry a passport valid for six months after the end of the cruise.

$80.00 port fees/taxes and $108.00 round-trip transfers are per person and separate charges. There are no special fares for children. Port fees/taxes and fuel surcharge are subject to implementation or change.