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Focus on Melanoma Meeting, RCP London 11 October 2018

The 2018 Focus on Melanoma Study Day will be held at the Royal College of Physicians on Thursday 11 October. The organiser is Professor Barry Powell of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust.

CPD accreditation by RCP, RCS, BAPRAS and RC Path is being applied for.

Follow this link for information on meeting fees and how to register.

Programme

From 08:30
Registration
09:30
Welcome and Introduction
Professor Paul Lorigan, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
09:35
Session 1
Professor Paul Lorigan: Pick of 2018
09:55
Q&A
10:00
Plenary Lecture Introduced by Professor Barry Powell, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Dan Coit, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York:
25 years of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma – what have we learnt?
10:40
Q&A
10:50
Coffee
11:20
Session 2
Professor Gerald Saldanha, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust:
Improvement on thickness as a predictor of melanoma behaviour
11:55
Professor Daniela Massi, Department of Surgery & Translational Medicine, University of Florence:
Histological markers of therapy & prognosis
12:30
Q&A
12:45
Lunch
13:45
Session 3
Ms Claire Pendlebury, TYA Service, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:
Care and management of teenagers and young adults with melanoma
14:10
Q&A
14:20
Session 4
Dr Emma Craythorne, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust:
Confocal microscopy and lentigo maligna
14:40
Q&A
14:50
Session 5
Dr Miranda Payne, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:
UK Melanoma Adjuvant Pathway Survey (MAPS) – Summary of findings
15:20
Q&A
15:30
Debate
Dr Paul Nathan, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and Professor Marc Moncrieff, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:
Are surgeons still required to manage the majority of patients with loco-regional melanoma?
16:00
Discussion
16.30
Summary and Close
Professor Barry Powell, Meeting Organiser




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