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Focus on Melanoma Meeting, RCP, 13 October 2017

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.

Programme
08:30-09:30
Registration
09:30
Welcome and Opening Remarks: Professor Paul Lorigan, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
09:35-10:15
Session 1: Staging and Melanoma in the Young
09:35
Mr Jonathan Pollock, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust: The new AJCC staging system: what are the changes?
09:50
Melanoma in children and young adults: the differences compared with treating other patients
10:15-11:40
Session 2: New Treatments and Biomarkers
10:15
Professor Mark Middleton, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: How to select patients for adjuvant therapy
10:45-11:15
Coffee
11:15
Neoadjuvant therapy for operable disease
11:40
Keynote Speech
Can biomarkers inform treatment choice in advanced melanoma?
12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:00
Session 3: 2017 Meeting Highlights
Professor Poulam Patel, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust: Highlights from ASCO, AACR and ESMO
14:00-14:20
Session 4: NCRI Melanoma Trials Portfolio
Dr Pippa Corrie, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Update on current trials
14:20-15:05
Session 5: Mucosal Melanoma
14:20
Dr Miranda Payne, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Overview of mucosal melanoma
14:40
Professor Martin Gore, The Royal Marsden: Development of the mucosal melanoma guidelines
15:05-16:20
Session 6: ‘Moral Maze’ style debate: ‘This house believes patients should be told the unvarnished truth about their prognoses’
15:05
Witness statements followed by questions from the panel
15:45
Panel discussion and questions & comments from the audience
16:20
Summary and Close: Professor Poulam Patel




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