Regional Meeting, Southampton, 15 May 2020

by Simon Rodwell | 1 January 2020 08:00

This year’s Melanoma Focus Regional Meeting will be held on Friday 15 May at the Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour Hotel, hosted by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and organised by Dr Matthew Wheater.

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Please see the provisional programme below:

Programme

08:15-09:15
Breakfast Symposium sponsored by Pierre Fabre (breakfast from 08:00)
Navigating the treatment landscape in BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma
08:45-09:30
Registration
09:30
Welcome and Introduction
Dr Matthew Wheater (Organiser), University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
09:35-10:40
Session 1: Future Directions of Immunotherapy and Mechanisms of Resistance
09:35
The future of immunotherapy – checkpoint inhibitors and beyond
Professor Christian Ottensmeier, University of Southampton
10:00
PD1 inhibition – a double-edged sword? Hyperprogression and resistance to immunotherapy
Dr Simon Eschweiller, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, California
10:40
Coffee
11:15-14:00
Session 2: Immunotherapy Toxicity
11:15
Immunotherapy toxicity – a patient’s story
Helen Moorey, Lead Skin Cancer CNS, University Hospital Southampton
Ian Goddard, Melanoma Patient
11:45
Managing immunotherapy toxicity – the Clatterbridge experience
Dr Anna Olson-Brown, MRC Clinical Research Fellow, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
12:15
Recognising and managing skin toxicity from checkpoint inhibitors
Dr Louise Fearfield, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Marsden Hospital
12:45
Lunch
13:45
Immunotherapy duration – an update on the DANTE trial
Professor Sarah Danson, Professor of Medical Oncology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
14:00-15:00
Session 3: Advanced Ocular Melanoma
14:00
Debate: Metastatic Liver Dominant Ocular Melanoma is best managed with . . .
– Surgical therapy
Mr Arjun Takhar, Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton
– Regional therapy
Dr Sachin Modi, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, University Hospital Southampton
– Systemic therapy
Dr Paul Nathan, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Mt Vernon Cancer Centre
15:00-16:15
Session 4: Locally-Advanced Disease
15:00
MDT session: adjuvant therapy for resected stage III melanoma
15:45
Electrochemotherapy – evolving techniques
Mr Mansoor Khan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton
16.15
Concluding Remarks and Close
Dr Matthew Wheater




















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