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Dr. Christina Isacson presents at the University of Michigan

The Spectrum of Mucinous Ovarian Tumors

On October 20th, Dr. Christina Isacson spoke at the New Frontiers in Pathology course in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  This conference was organized and hosted by the University of Michigan’s Department of Pathology and is a 2.5 day workshop designed for practicing pathologists, residents and fellows to address diagnostic problems in Pathology.  Dr. Isacson was one of three “Plenary Lecturers” and gave a lecture and interactive microscopy session on “The Spectrum of Mucinous Ovarian Tumors” which included topics such as:

  • Differential diagnosis of ovarian mucinous tumors
  • Classification, diagnostic criteria and pathogenesis of primary ovarian mucinous tumors
  • Update on seromucinous tumors
  • Biologic potential of tumors associated with “pseudomyxoma peritonei”
  • Gross and microscopic findings in primary versus metastatic mucinous tumors
  • Immunohistochemical panels useful in the distinction between primary versus metastatic mucinous tumors

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