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Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus presents

Patient Track
September 17th, 2011
Anschutz Medical Campus
Hensel Phelps Auditorium, RC-1 North
12800 E. 19th Ave. Aurora, CO
Tentative Program (subject to change)                                                                                                                       PDF Version
7:30-8:00 AM             Registration/continental breakfast
8:00-8:10 AM             Welcome
                                Bryan Haugen, MD (Head, Division of Endocrinology)
8:10-8:40 AM             I was just diagnosed with thyroid cancer – what now?
                                E. Chester Ridgway, MD (Endo, Associate Dean)
8:40-9:10 AM             What should I expect from thyroid surgery?
                                Chris Raeburn, MD (Endocrine Surgeon)
9:10-9:40 AM             Do I need radioactive iodine (if so, why)?
                                Joshua Klopper, MD (Endo, Thyroid Cancer Specialist)
9:40-10:10 AM           What’s up with the low iodine diet?
                                Bev McLaughlin (Endo Neoplasms Patient Care Coordinator)
10:10-10:40 AM         Is my cancer now gone – how can I be sure?
                                Bryan Haugen, MD (Head, Division of Endocrinology)
10:40-11:00 AM         Let’s get a patient’s perspective
                                Theresa Marchetta (Channel 7 News Anchor, patient)
11:00-11:20 AM         Q & A                                                
11:20-11:40 AM         Refreshment break                          
11:40-12:15 PM          Do I need external beam radiation therapy and if so, what should I expect?
                                 Changhu Chen, MD (Radiation Oncologist)                        
12:15-12:45 PM          “Tell me about advanced cancer treatment and do I qualify for a clinical trial?”
                                 Madeleine Kane, MD, PhD (Oncologist, Director of CIC)
12:45-1:15  PM           I have some more questions
1:15 PM                             Adjourn
Registration is currently closed.  Thank you for your interest in our conference!
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