Focus on Melanoma Meeting, 18 October 2019

by Simon Rodwell | 1 July 2019 16:29

This year’s Focus Meeting will be held at the Royal College of Physicians on Friday 18 October. It is being organised by Dr Veronique Bataille, who is a Consultant Dermatologist based at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.

The meeting has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credits.

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
Chair: Professor Catherine Harwood, Barts Health NHS Trust
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
12:00
Teledermatology software for the diagnosis of pigmented lesions: what is used in the UK?
Dr Kathryn Thomson, York Teaching 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
Chair: Dr Heather Shaw
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 – 16:35
Debate
Chair: Professor Susana Puig
Adjuvant treatments for melanoma: how can we expand oncology services to cope with the demand?
… with the involvement of pharmacists and CNSs?
Dr Paul Nathan, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
… with the involvement of dermatologists?
Dr Katie Lacy, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
16:20
Audience & Panel Discussion
16:35
Summary and Closing Remarks
Dr Veronique Bataille
16:45
Close of Meeting




 

 

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/meetings/focus-meeting-2019/