Second annual conference

Fri 4th October 2019, Novotel Nottingham Derby

Conference programme

09.30: Registration

10.00: Introduction and welcome Dr Rahul Deb

Session 1: What's new chair Dr Clinton Boyd

  • 10.10-10.35: What's new in the WHO blue book Prof Sarah Pinder

  • 10.35-10.55: Oncotype DX and Prosigna from the pathologist's point of view (with audience discussion) Prof Silvana Di Palma

  • 10.55-11.20: Proposed changes to the NHSBSP EQA scheme Liz Langford

11.20-11.40: Coffee

Session 2: Multidisciplinary team meetings chair Prof Ian Ellis

  • 11.40-12.10: Feedback from the National MDT Survey and development of the MDTM Toolkit Mr Mark Sibbering

  • 12.10-12.50: Audience participation session 1: MDTM case scenarios moderator Prof Sarah Pinder, panel Dr Clinton Boyd, Dr Rahul Deb, Mr Mark Sibbering

12.50-13.50 Association of Breast Pathology AGM followed by lunch

13.50-14.25: The Neera Patel Lecture: Genomics at the coalface Prof Ian Ellis (with introduction on behalf of RCPath by Dr Rahul Deb)

Session 3: Guidelines update chair TBC

  • 14.25-14.40: Handling of margin re-excision specimens and cavity shaves (feedback from national survey) Dr Roger Start

  • 14.40-14.55: Audience participation session 2: Pathology reporting of breast disease in surgical excision specimens - suggestions for the next guideline update Dr Rahul Deb

14.55-15.15: Coffee

Session 4: Systemic therapies chair Prof Sarah Pinder

  • 15.15-15.40: PD-L1 testing in breast cancer: what does the pathologist need to know? Dr Philippe Taniere

  • 15.40-16.00: Audience participation session 3: MDTM case scenarios moderator Prof Sarah Pinder, panel Dr Clinton Boyd, Dr Rahul Deb, Dr Mark Harries

  • 16.00-16.30: Immunotherapy - hope or hype? Dr Mark Harries

16.30 Conference close and thanks from the newly appointed President

Approved for 5 CPD

points by RCPath

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