On this page you will find information about the programme for the ABS' virtual conference in 2021

Sunday 16 May

Miss Julie Doughty Portrait

16:00 to 16:10 Welcome and introduction Miss Julie Doughty

Dr Tari King Portrait

16:10 to 16:50 Local regional surgery for stage IV disease Dr Tari King

Monday 17 May

Prof Ramsey Cutress Portrait

09:00 to 09:15 Skin sparing mastectomy: flaps, recurrence and consent Prof Ramsey Cutress

Dr Steve Allen Portrait

09:15 to 09:30 Imaging the reconstructed breast Dr Steve Allen

Prof Sarah Pinder Portrait

09:30 to 09:45 Anterior margins, do they matter? Prof Sarah Pinder

Miss Hirah Rizki Portrait

09:45 to 10:00 Anterior margins, current practice Miss Hirah Rizki

10:00 to 10:15 Discussion

Prof Dame Lesley Fallowfield Portrait

11:55 to 12:10 Tips for getting the best from online & telecommunication with breast patients Prof Dame Lesley Fallowfield

Ms Alison Franklin Portrait

12:10 to 12:25 Transferable knowledge and skills - using what we already know to get the best out of the online world Ms Alison Franklin

Mrs Karen Ives Smith Portrait

12:25 to 12:40 The Good, the bad and the ugly - the effects of Covid-19 on the team Mrs Karen Ives Smith

12:40 to 12:55 Discussion

Miss Tracey Irvine Portrait

14:35 to 14:50 GIRFT data: what is an acceptable bilateral mastectomy rate for unilateral cancer Miss Tracey Irvine

Dr Tari King Portrait

14:50 to 15:05 Contralateral mastectomy a US perspective Dr Tari King

Prof Deborah Bowman Portrait

15:05 to 15:20 Personal and professional reflections on bilateral mastectomy Prof Deborah Bowman

15:20 to 15:35 Discussion

Dr Alistair Ring Portrait

15:55 to 16:10 POETIC-A Dr Alistair Ring

Prof Carlo Palmieri Portrait

16:10 to 16:25 NEO21RS Prof Carlo Palmieri

Prof Ramsey Cutress Portrait

16:25 to 16:40 EndoNET Prof Ramsey Cutress

16:40 to 16:55 Discussion

Tuesday 18 May

Mr Douglas Macmillan Portrait

09:00 to 09:15 Salvage of breast implant reconstruction Mr Douglas Macmillan

Ms Pankaj Roy Portrait

09:15 to 09:30 Perforator flaps for volume replacement Ms Pankaj Roy

Mr Paul Harris Portrait

09:30 to 09:45 Mastopexy with mesh Mr Paul Harris

09:45 to 10:00 Discussion

Ms Sarah Downey Portrait

10:20 to 10:35 The Cumberlege report – what is the problem? Ms Sarah Downey

Ms Karina Cox Portrait

10:35 to 10:50 A proposed ABS protocol for the safe introduction of new techniques and devices Ms Karina Cox

Prof Ramsey Cutress Portrait

10:50 to 11:05 Interpreting the traffic lights – what do these really mean and how do we apply them? Prof Ramsey Cutress

11:05 to 11:20 Discussion and voting

Ms Olive Kearins Portrait

11:40 to 11:55 COVID 19 – Impact on the English Breast Screening Programme Ms Olive Kearins

Mr Ashu Gandhi Portrait

11:55 to 12:10 Screening audit data Mr Ashu Gandhi

Prof Kieran Horgan Portrait

12:10 to 12:25 NABCOP audit update Prof Kieran Horgan

12:25 to 12:40 Discussion

Mr Mohamed Jahan Portrait

14:20 to 14:35 Transforming the 2ww pathway; Mid-Nottinghamshire primary care breast pain service Mr Mohamed Jahan

Prof John Robertson Portrait

14:35 to 14:50 Optimal margins for DCIS Prof John Robertson

Prof Cliona Kirwan Portrait

14:50 to 15:05 Personalised breast care; de-escalation studies update Prof Cliona Kirwan

Prof Stephen Johnston Portrait

15:05 to 15:20 CDK 4/6 inhibitors do they have a role in early breast cancer? Prof Stephen Johnston

15:20 to 15:35 Discussion

Prof Kieran Horgan Portrait

15:55 to 16:25 Equity of care for breast surgery in the older UK patient Prof Kieran Horgan

Prof Lynda Wyld Portrait

16:10 to 16:25 Lessons from bridging the age gap study Prof Lynda Wyld

Prof Chris Holcombe Portrait

16:25 to 16:40 Voting and consensus statement on optimal management Prof Chris Holcombe

16:40 to 16:55 Discussion

Miss Julie Doughty Portrait

16:55 to 17:10 Closing Remarks Miss Julie Doughty