Focus on Melanoma Virtual Meeting 8-9 October 2020

by Simon Rodwell | 17 September 2020 11:40

This year’s Focus Meeting for healthcare professionals involved in melanoma was held over two days, 8 & 9 October, via a virtual meeting format.

Delegates have access to the meeting videos here.

Programme

Day 1: Thursday 8 October

12:00-14:00
Pharma Exhibition Space and Virtual Networking
14:00
Welcome
Dr Mark Harries, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
14:10-15:30
Session 1:
Chair: Professor Catherine Harwood, Barts Health NHS Trust
14:10
The Changing Face of Lentigo Maligna – Confocal Microscopy
Dr Jennifer Garioch, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
14:35
Patient Reported Outcome Measures and Quality of Life
Dr Kate Absolom, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
15:00
Melanoma Follow Up: Nurse-Led Clinics and Patient-Directed Surveillance
Sister Beverly Underwood, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15:20
Q & A
15:30
Comfort Break
15:40-17:00
Session 2:
Chair: Professor Marc Moncrieff, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15:40
The Professor Martin Gore CBE Memorial Lecture (presentation)
15:45
The Mathematics of Tumour Growth and Metastasis
Professor Helen Byrne, University of Oxford
16:30
Understanding Tumour Cell Interactions with Stromal Cells
Prakrit Kumar, University of East Anglia Medical School
16:50
Questions and Closing remarks for Day 1 of meeting
17:00
Close of Day 1 meeting

Day 2: Friday 9 October

09:00-09:30
Melanoma Focus Business Meeting and Clinical Trials Update
09:30-10:00
Real-life Outcomes of Immunotherapy in the UK
Dr Ruth Board, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
10:00-14:00
Pharma Exhibition Space, Virtual Networking, Networking Lounges and Meet the Expert
12:45-13:45
Pierre Fabre sponsored lecture
Navigating the treatment landscape in BRAF mutant metastatic melanoma
Professor Mario Mandala, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Dr Pippa Corrie, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
13:45-14:00
Comfort Break
14:00
Welcome
Dr Mark Harries, Chairman, Melanoma Focus
14:05-15:30
Session 3:
Chair: Mr Howard Peach, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (tbc)
14:05
The current role of Sentinel Node Biopsy for Directing the Management of Stage III Disease
Professor Marc Moncrieff, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
14:35
The Management of Advanced Locoregional Disease – Surgical Perspectives
Professor Jonathan Zager, Chief Academic Officer, Director of Regional Therapies, Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida School of Medicine
15:20
Q & A
15:30
Comfort Break
15:40-17:00
Session 4:
Chair: Dr Jenny Nobes, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15:40
Melanoma MDT/Tumour Board
Professor Jonathan Zager, Professor Marc Moncrieff & Dr Mark Harries
16:40
MyMelanoma update
Professor Julia Newton-Bishop, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
16.55
Summary and Closing Remarks
Professor Marc Moncrieff
17:00
Close of Meeting




Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/meetings/focus-meeting-october-2020/