2019 PPS Companion Meeting
United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology annual meeting

Saturday, March 16, 7:00 - 10:00 PM in National Harbor 11
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, Maryland

Current Controversies in Pulmonary Pathology

Debate 1: Is Invasive Size a Better Indicator of pT Stage than Overall Size in Lung Adenocarcinoma?

Pro: Prudence Russell, MBBS, FRCPA, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
Con: Mari Mino-Kenudson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Debate 2: Multiple Nodules Overall Histologic Assessment Can Easily Differentiate Metastasis from Second Primary

Pro: Andrew Nicholson, FRCPath, Royal Brompton Hospital
Con: Alain Borczuk, MD, Cornell University Hospital

Lung Adenocarcinoma: Emerging Histologic Patterns
William Travis, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Update on SMARCA4 Deficient Lung Tumors

Natasha Rekhtman, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Debate 3: Airway Centered Interstitial Fibrosis is an Independent Entity Versus a Spectrum of UIP

Pro: Junya Fukuoka, MD, PhD, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science
Con: Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD, Cleveland Clinic

Unclassifiable Fibrosing Lung Disease
Brandon Larsen, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

For further information and to register, please visit the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology at https://www.uscap.org/

June 26-June 28, 2019
PPS Biennial Meeting in Dubrovnik

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Final Program
Hotel Accomodations
Transportion Information

Gala Dinner and reception registration available soon!

Note regarding Hotels: It has been brought to our attention that, depending on the level of bookings we may need to modify the neumber of rooms available in our room blocks on April 1 in order to avoid a penalty. This will mean fewer rooms are available. As such, please make your hotel booking prior to April 1, if at all possible. Also, be mindful of the fact that this is high season in Dubrovnik and travel arrangements in general should be made as early as possible.

March Case of the Month

Clinical History: A 85-year-old female former smoker with a history of thyroid and breast cancer presented with a 10-cm right-sided lower lobe pleural-based mass and a separate 2-cm triangular opacity in the dependent aspect of the right middle lobe of lung along the major fissure. CT-guided biopsy of the 10-cm mass demonstrated a solitary fibrous tumor. The patient underwent resection of the right lower lobe mass and wedge resection of the right middle lobe lesion. An intraoperative frozen section of the 2-cm right middle lobe lesion is shown in Figures 1-2. .

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2019 PPS Companion Meeting
USCAP annual meeting
March 16, 7:00 to 10:00 PM

Current Controversies in Pulmonary Pathology

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ECMEC (or CME): 17 hours

Pulmonary Pathology Society
Biennial Meeting

June 26-June 28, 2019
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Final Program

Congress Dinner and welcome get together (registration available later)

May 2 - 4, 2019
Orlando, Florida

Update in Pulmonary Pathology: Contemporary Classification and Diagnosis - 2019

Andrew Churg, MD - Director

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Co-sponsored by ASCP and PPS

September 27-29, 2019
New York, NY
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center

Thoracic Pathology 2019

William D. Travis, MD
Mari Mino-Kenudson, MD


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