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Regional Meeting, Leeds, 17 May 2019

The 2019 Melanoma Focus Regional Meeting will be held on Friday 17 May, at the Royal Armouries. It will be hosted by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and organised by Mr Howard Peach.

Follow this link to register.

Programme

From 08:45
Registration
09:30
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mr Howard Peach, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
09:35 – 11:00
Session 1
09:35
Factors modifying melanoma survival
Professor Julia Newton-Bishop, University of Leeds
10:20
Discussion
10:30
Neutrophil/lymphocyte/platelet ratios – predicting patients at risk
Alyss Robinson, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
10:50
Discussion
11:00
Coffee
11:30 – 13:05
Session 2
11:30
How does immunotherapy work?
Dr Elaine Vickers, Science Communicated
12:15
Discussion
12:25
The identification of high risk melanoma patients with regard to systemic treatment
Dr Alexander van Akkooi, Netherlands Cancer Institute
12:55
Discussion
13:05
Lunch
13:20 – 13:50
Symposium sponsored by Pierre Fabre
14:15 – 16:45
Session 3
14:15
What role does surgery have in the immunotherapy era?
Dr Alexander van Akkooi
14:45
Discussion
14:55
CNS immunotherapy telephone clinic – managing immune-mediated side effects
Helen Jackson, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
15:15
Discussion
15:25
Current melanoma clinical trials portfolio
Professor Poulam Patel, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust & Chair, NCRI Skin Cancer Clinical Studies Group
15:40
Discussion
15:50
What is the rationale for not routinely screening melanoma patients?
Mr Donald Dewar, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
16:20
Discussion
16:30
Updates on Melanoma Focus National Melanoma Database and SNB Consensus Guideline
Mr Howard Peach
16.45
Summary and Close




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