Programme

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

Sunday 16 May

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16:00 to 16:05 Welcome and introduction Miss Julie Doughty

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16:05 to 16:40 Local regional surgery for stage IV disease Dr Tari King

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17:10 to 17:15 Welcome and introduction Miss Julie Doughty

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17:15 to 17:30 Impact of COVID-19 on the management of breast cancer Mr Henry Cain

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17:30 to 17:45 How can IBRANCE RWE inform treatment decisions for locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer patients? Prof Daniel Rea

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17:45 to 18:00 Beyond COVID-19: how have patients and breast cancer services been impacted? Panel discussion Miss Julie Doughty, Mr Henry Cain, Prof Daniel Rea, Ms Tej Quine

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18:00 to 18:10 Q&A session Miss Julie Doughty, Mr Henry Cain, Prof Daniel Rea, Ms Tej Quine

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18:10 to 18:10 Meeting close Miss Julie Doughty

Monday 17 May

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

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

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

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

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

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12:10 to 12:25 Transferable knowledge and skills - using what we already know to get the best out of the online world Mrs Sue Holcombe

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

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13:15 to 13:30 Introduction and Prosigna Test Overview Prof Mark Beresford

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13:30 to 14:15 Panel MDT with Multiple case studies Q&A on the cases presented Live polling and audience opinion Prof Mark Beresford, Mr James Harvey, Dr Judy King, Dr Marina Parton, Prof Abeer Shaaban

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

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

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

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

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16:10 to 16:25 NEO21RS Prof Carlo Palmieri

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16:25 to 16:40 EndoNET Prof Ramsey Cutress

Tuesday 18 May

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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13:00 to 13:10 What has been the impact of the Oncotype DX® test on clinical practice? Mr Henry Cain

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13:10 to 13:23 Clinical utility of multigene assays in early breast cancer Professor Christos Markopoulos

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13:23 to 13:41 New data for node-positive patients - RxPONDER first results Dr Mark Harries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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