Webinar Series in Head & Neck Oncosurgery: Session 4 of 4: Thyroid Cancer

7:30–8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar


Head and neck cancer is the commonest cancer in India. There has been a paradigm shift in the management of head and neck cancer in the last decade with newer risk stratifications, advancements in diagnostics, formulation of standard treatment guidelines and incorporation of multi-modality treatment approaches. All aimed at the individualized treatment of each head and neck cancer patient.

The principal faculty organizer of this conference is Dr. Nishant Agrawal, Professor of Surgery and Section Chief, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago in collaboration with Dr. Vipin Arora, Professor in the Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery at the University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India.

The target audience for this webinar series would be trainees in head and neck surgery, otolaryngology, general surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology. Practicing head neck surgeons, active researchers in head neck oncology, radiation and medical oncology, molecular biology and genomics.

Session 4: Thyroid Cancer

Date: Friday, January 8, 2021

Time: 8:00 AM CDT/7:30PM IST/1:00 PM GMT

Participation is by invitation only!

This series of webinars is organized by the University of Chicago, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, and the University of Chicago Center in Delhi.  

Program Schedule: 

Session Moderator: Dr. Deepak Sarin, Medanta Hospital, Gurugram / Session Coordinators: Dr. Neha Verma, Dr. Vashi Gupta

  • Opening Remarks by Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA
  • Management of Medullary Thyroid Cancer (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Prathamesh S Pai,TMH Mumbai

  • Surgical technique for Total Thyroidectomy (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Peter Angelos, The University of Chicago, USA

  • Panel Discussion: Management of Thyroid Nodule (30 mins)


Dr. Peter Angelos, The University of Chicago, USA

Dr. Alok Thakar, AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. Rajendra Toprani, HCG Cancer Center, Ahmedabad

Dr. Rahmatullah W Rahmati, Smilow Cancer Center of Yale University, CT, USA

Dr. Anuja Deshmukh, TMH, Mumbai

Dr. Vishal Gupta, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York, USA

Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA

Dr. Ziv Gil, Integrated Cancer Center of Israel Technion University, Haifa, Israel

Dr. Somasundaram Subramanian, National Cancer Center, Moscow, Russian Federation

Moderator: Dr. Vipin Arora, UCMS, Delhi

  • Closing Remarks by Dr. Vipin Arora, UCMS, Delhi