- Focus on Melanoma Meeting, 18 October 2019
Focus on Melanoma Meeting, 18 October 2019
This year’s Focus Meeting will be held at the Royal College of Physicians on Friday 18 October. It will be organised by Dr Veronique Bataille, who is a Consultant Dermatologist based at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.
Follow this link to register.
Welcome and Review of Progress
Professor Paul Lorigan, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
Chair: Dr Veronique Bataille (Organiser), Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
Latest developments in melanoma management
Dr Heather Shaw, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Plenary Lecture Introduced by Dr Veronique Bataille
Longevity, telomere biology and melanoma risk
Professor Eduardo Nagore, Instituto Valenciano de Oncologia, University of Valencia
Session 2: Early Melanoma Diagnosis
Teledermatology in the UK for 2-week referrals: does it help & is it safe?
Dr Lucy Thomas, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (tbc)
Teledermatology software for the diagnosis of pigmented lesions: what is used in the UK?
Dr Bernadette de Silva, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Supporting health & wellbeing: the experience of St Luke’s Cancer Centre & The Royal Surrey County Hospital Melanoma Team
Miss Elizabeth Clayton, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
NCRI Clinical Trials Portfolio
Professor Poulam Patel, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Session 3: Melanoma Genetics
Somatic mutations and melanoma: are they helpful for prognosis and treatment?
Dr Susana Puig, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
Germline mutations and melanoma: are melanoma genetic scores the way forward in picking patients at risk of melanoma?
Dr David Adams, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Chair: Dr Veronique Bataille
Adjuvant treatments for melanoma: how can we expand oncology services to cope with the demand?
… with more oncologists and CNSs?
Dr Paul Nathan, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
… with the involvement of dermatologists and pharmacists?
Professor Catherine Harwood, Barts Health NHS Trust
Audience & Panel Discussion
Summary and Closing Remarks
Dr Veronique Bataille
Close of Meeting