Time Session Title Speaker(s)
08:30 – 09:10 Registration
09:10 – 09:20 Welcome
09:20 – 09:50 Overtreatment in breast cancer: trials for optimising treatment. Miss
Adele Francis
09.50 – 10:20 Screening QA performance issues – A West Midlands’s prospective Dr David Rowlands
10:20 – 10:50 Tricky breast lesions: Myofibroblastoma, adenomyoepithelioma,
adenoid cystic carcinoma and other.
Prof Sami Shousha
10:50 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 11:50 Making sense of papillary lesions of the breast. Dr Elena Provenzano
11.50 – 12:20 Overview of B3 lesions with emphasis on lobular neoplasia. Dr  Pauline Carder
12:20 – 13:00 Update on the guidelines for management of B3 lesions:
a) Radiology overview
b) Pathology overview
Dr Nisha Sharma

Dr Abeer Shaaban

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Recent advances in imaging of the axilla. Dr Nisha Sharma
14:30 – 15:00 Handling and reporting of neoadjuvant cancer specimens –
International working group recommendations.
Dr Elena Provenzano
15:00 – 15:30 Changes in tumour morphology, grade and receptor status following
neoadjuvant chemotherapy- implications for the practising pathologist.
Dr Abeer Shaaban
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 16:10 New online applications Leica
16:10 – 17:45 Slide Seminar, questions and answers

2014 Programme Topics:

  • Recent advances in imaging of the axilla.
  • Screening QA performance issues – A West Midlands’s perspective.
  • Tricky breast lesions: Myofibroblastoma, adenomyoepithelioma, adenoid cystic carcinoma and other
  • Making sense of papillary lesions of the breast.
  • Overview of B3 lesions with emphasis on lobular neoplasia.
  • Update on the guidelines for management of B3 lesions:
  • Over treatment in breast cancer: trials for optimising treatment.
  • Handling and reporting of neoadjuvant cancer specimens – International working group recommendations.
  • Changes in histological features and receptor status following neoadjuvant chemotherapy- implications for the practising pathologist.
  • Slide seminar