Radiotherapy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction – are they compatible?

16th January 2017, QEII Centre, London

Session 1

Miss Fiona MacNeill
Current national practice: Reconstruction and post mastectomy radiotherapy – results of an ABS survey
Miss Jennifer Rusby
Post mastectomy radiotherapy trends in the UK
Dr Imogen Locke
Indications and evidence for post mastectomy radiotherapy: A moving target?
Dr David Bloomfield
Radiotherapy post immediate DIEP flap reconstructions; the patients’ perspectives
Dr Victoria Harmer
Post reconstruction radiotherapy: The problems after implant based reconstruction
Mrs Ritchie Chalmers

Session 2

Oncoplastic MDT
Cases presented by: Ms Sabina Rashid & Ms Ciara McGoldrick
Debate: This house believes that immediate breast reconstruction and radiotherapy are compatible
For: Mr Simon Wood & Mr Daniel Leff Against: Mr Andy Malyon & Mrs Ritchie Chalmers

Session 3

Aesthetic evaluation
Miss Rachel O’Connell
New approaches in radiotherapy techniques and schedules
Dr Anna Kirby
Radiotherapy before mastectomy
Dr Susan Cleator
Novel strategies for biological radioprotection in free flaps
Mr Aadil Khan
Are clinical trials in radiotherapy and reconstruction possible and useful?
Prof Chris Holcombe
Consensus statement and close of meeting
Miss Fiona MacNeill