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Selected Topics In Head And Neck Pathology

Date

January 31 2023

Time

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Speaker

  • Dr. Martin Hyrcza
    Dr. Martin Hyrcza

    Dr Hyrcza is a molecular biologist and a pathologist. He has completed a combined MD/PhD program at the University of Toronto, after which he trained in anatomical pathology at the University of British Columbia. He then finished a combined Head and Neck / Endocrine Pathology Fellowship in Toronto. He is an assistant professor at the University of Calgary and is currently a consultant pathologist in Head and Neck, Ophthalmic, & Endocrine Pathology at the Foothills Medical Center and Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary. Dr Hyrcza’s research interest include molecular pathology of salivary and lacrimal gland tumours and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

The presentation will provide a differential diagnosis for a small round blue cell tumour of the sinonasal tract, help the trainees determine when HPV testing is indicated and appropriate in the workup of H&N lesions; and describe the common types, locations, and grades of the salivary gland tumours.

At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Determine when HPV testing is indicated and appropriate in the workup of H&N lesions

Target Audience: Residents

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role)