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Presented by
Eliza Geer, MD
Medical director, Multidisciplinary Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center
Associate Attending, Endocrine Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Webinar Description:
Learning Objectives:
Review Cushing’s disease treatment guidelines
Evaluate currently available medical therapies for Cushing’s disease
Discuss new therapies in clinical trials
Presenter Bio:
Dr. Geer is an endocrinologist who specializes in caring for people with pituitary and neuroendocrine diseases. She is the Medical Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center, located at Memorial Hospital in Manhattan. Their multidisciplinary pituitary team provides personalized surgical and medical treatment for people with pituitary and skull base tumors, including prolactinomas, growth-hormone secreting adenomas (acromegaly), and Cushing’s disease. Their overall goal is to improve and advance the care of people with these conditions.
Dr. Geer’s research interests focus on achieving a better understanding of how and why pituitary tumors develop, and characterizing long-term outcomes in patients with Cushing’s disease. She has conducted a number of studies investigating body composition, adipose tissue regulation, and appetite in patients with Cushing’s disease, and she is involved in clinical trials investigating new medical therapies for patients with Cushing’s and acromegaly.
Dr. Geer completed her internship and residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical Center. She was a fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at the Icahn School of Medicine/Mount Sinai Medical Center, after which she was a member of the faculty for ten years. She is currently an associate professor of medicine and an active member of the Endocrine Society, the Pituitary Society, the Pituitary Network Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

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TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED INCLUDE:
 
HOW IMPORTANT IS THE TPO ANTIBODY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM?
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE HASHIMOTO’S?
WHICH THYROID MEDICINE IS THE BEST?
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DESICCATED THYROID AND SYNTHETIC THYROID HORMONES?
WHAT ABOUT TAKING ONLY T3?
IS RT3 IMPORTANT?
IS DIET IMPORTANT IN PATIENTS WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM?
 
SUNDAY • JULY 29TH • 6 PM PST
 
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