IANS Advanced HRA Course

Preliminary AGENDA

Wednesday November 9, 2016

12:00  Registration (will open at 10)

1:00  Opening Remarks (S. Goldstone)

1:15  HPV Update: epidemiology of HPV in the anus and other sites – what’s new? (J. Palefsky)

2:05  Pathology for the non-pathologist: HPV and the anus (T. Darragh)

2:55  Q & A

3:15  Coffee Break

3:30  Panel: Assessment of the intra-anus: challenging situations      

1)   Advanced ABC's of HRA: improving lesion recognition (N. Jay)
2)   Worrisome HSIL or Cancer? (J. Berry)
3)   Diffuse presentation of HSIL and recurrent disease (J. Palefsky)

4:30  Workshop I

Case-based discussions on difficult intra-anal exams. Cases may include lesion recognition, distal canal disease, and management strategies. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees.Led by faculty (Jay, Berry, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                        Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each

6:10  Adjourn

6:30  Optional: Meet & Greet with faculty and fellow attendees in hotel (location TBD)

Thursday November 10, 2016

7:00 Breakfast (provided)

7:45  Dermatology of the peri-anus (To be confirmed R. Kornik)

8:30  Q&A

8:45 Advanced HRA of the peri-anus: recognizing HSIL and cancer – (N. Jay)

1)   Elements of a good perianal work-up (N. Jay)
2)   Treating perianal disease: different strategies (B. Stier)
3)   Under-treated, recurrent disease, or chronic recurrent disease (S. Goldstone)

10:40  Coffee Break

11:00  Workshop II

Case-based discussion on perianal disease. Cases may include recognition of perianal patterns, differential diagnosis and management of perianal disease. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees.  Led by faculty (Jay, Berry, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                        Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each

12:40             Lunch Break (provided)

1:30 The art of ‘anus whispering’ (C. Law)  

2:15 Q&A

2:25 Proctology: recognition of non-HPV anal disease and management  (S. Goldstone)

3:20  Q&A

3:30 Coffee Break

3:45  Panel: Treatment and Management Strategies

1) Algorithms for treatment: patient-applied, office vs. surgical (J. Palefsky)
2) Strategies for treatment of diffuse or multi-focal disease (M. Berry)
3) Strategies for treatment of recurrent disease (S. Goldstone)
 4:50    Workshop III

Case-based discussion on management strategies. Cases may include those that pose difficult treatment decisions, including diffuse, recurrent or multi-focal disease presentation. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees. Led by faculty (Jay, Berry, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                        Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each

6:30    Adjourn

Friday November 11, 2016

7:00    Breakfast (provided)

7:45    Anal cancer: new strategies for treatment and management  (J. Berry)

8:30    Q&A

8:40    Panel: Management of the patient with anal cancer (panelists to be confirmed)

1) Metastatic and recurrent: what are the options (K. Van Loon)
2) Management of treatment-related symptoms: (M. Anwar)
3) Post-cancer treatment management (S. Goldstone)

9:40    Q&A

9:50    Coffee break

10:05  Workshop 4

Case-based discussion on management and workup of patients with anal cancerLed by faculty (Jay, Berry, Goldstone, Palefsky) Each group will attend 4 workshops – 15 minutes each      

11:10  Summary and wrap-up

11:30  Adjourn

Participants who are attending both the course and the scientific meeting will be able to register for the scientific meeting at the course

International Anal Neoplasia Society

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Montgomery Village, Maryland 20886
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