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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.

Programme

From 08:45
Registration
09:30
Welcome and Review of Progress
Professor Paul Lorigan, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
09:40 – 11:00
Session 1
Chair: Dr Veronique Bataille (Organiser), Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
09:40
Latest developments in melanoma management
Dr Heather Shaw, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
10:05
Q&A
10:10
Plenary Lecture Introduced by Dr Veronique Bataille
Longevity, telomere biology and melanoma risk
Professor Eduardo Nagore, Instituto Valenciano de Oncologia, University of Valencia
10:50
Q&A
11:00
Coffee break
11:30 – 12:40
Session 2: Early Melanoma Diagnosis
11:30
Teledermatology in the UK for 2-week referrals: does it help & is it safe?
Dr Lucy Thomas, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (tbc)
12:00
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
12:30
Q&A
12:40
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
12:55
Q&A
13:00
Lunch
14:00
NCRI Clinical Trials Portfolio
Professor Poulam Patel, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
14:15
Q&A
14:20 – 15:40
Session 3: Melanoma Genetics
14:20
Somatic mutations and melanoma: are they helpful for prognosis and treatment?
Dr Susana Puig, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
14:45
Q&A
14:55
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
15:30
Q&A
15:40 – 16:20
Debate
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
16:00
Audience & Panel Discussion
16:20
Summary and Closing Remarks
Dr Veronique Bataille
16:30
Close of Meeting




 

 

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