This year’s Focus on Melanoma Study Day will be held on 13 October 2017 at the Royal College of Physicians. The Organiser is Professor Poulam Patel.
Bookings can now be taken – please click here to register. Book early for this popular meeting.
Welcome and Opening Remarks: Professor Paul Lorigan, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
Session 1: Staging and Melanoma in the Young
Mr Jonathan Pollock, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham: The new AJCC staging system: what are the changes?
Melanoma in children and young adults: the differences compared with treating other patients
Session 2: New Treatments and Biomarkers
How to select patients for adjuvant therapy
Neoadjuvant therapy for operable disease
Dr Jennifer Wargo, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas: Can biomarkers inform treatment choice in advanced melanoma?
Session 3: 2017 Meeting Highlights
Professor Poulam Patel, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust: Highlights from ASCO, AACR and ESMO
Session 4: NCRI Melanoma Trials Portfolio
Dr Pippa Corrie, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Update on current trials
Session 5: Mucosal Melanoma
Dr Miranda Payne, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Overview of mucosal melanoma
Professor Martin Gore, The Royal Marsden: Development of the mucosal melanoma guidelines
Session 6: ‘Moral Maze’ style debate: ‘This house believes patients should be told the unvarnished truth about their prognoses’
Witness statements followed by questions from the panel
Panel discussion and questions & comments from the audience
Summary and Close: Professor Poulam Patel