Breast Pathology 2017

A symposium on breast pathology will be held on 24-25th November 2017, at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London

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Friday 24th November 2017

09.25 Welcome: Chairperson Jeremy Thomas

09.30-10.00 Digital Pathology – Use in breast pathology reporting David Snead

10.00-10.30 Proliferative breast lesions: hyperplasia, FEA, ADH, and LN (including PLCIS) Abeer Shaaban

10.30-11.00 Papillary lesions Caterina Marchio

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.00 Diagnosis of rare breast tumours (including uncommon special types, salivary gland and skin appendage tumours) Ian Ellis

12.00-12.30 Approach to complex breast excisions and margins – including multifocal lesions, post-neoadjuvant excisions, oncoplastic specimens and reconstructions Elena Provenzano

12.30-13.00 Axillary lymph nodes, handling and reporting post-Z11 and TNM8; when is a micrometastasis not a micrometastasis? Colin Purdie

13.00-13.15 BDIAP Annual General Meeting

13.15-14.00 Lunch

Chairperson Sarah Pinder

14.00-14.30 Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes: clinical significance & histological reporting Sunil Badve

14.30-15.00 Update on the use of molecular assays in breast cancer in the UK and the 100k genome project Louise Jones

15.00-15.20 Afternoon tea

15.20-16.20 Problem solving, a selection (15 mins each): (1) Why are pathologists so bad at grading DCIS? Jeremy Thomas (2) Spindled cell, myoepithelial and epithelial/myoepithelial lesions Zsolt Hodi (3) Is it a fibroadenoma or benign phyllodes tumour? Andrew Lee (4) Immunohistochemistry for problem solving (and causing problems) Cecily Quinn

16.20-17.00 Ask the experts: panel Q & A session

Saturday 25th November 2017

09.00-12.00 Slide seminar

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