The Breast Pathology Update Course has been running annually since 2008. We hope to build up on our experience and introduce topics from the feedback we have received.

  • 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 Tea/Coffee 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 Tea/Coffee Break
  • 16:00 – 16:10 New online applications – Leica
  • 16:10 – 17:45 Slide Seminar: Questions and Answers
  • 08:30 – 09:10 Registration
  • 09:10 – 09:20 Welcome
  • 09:20 – 09:50 The role of MRI in management of breast carcinomas with emphasis on lobular carcinomas – Dr Michelle McMahon
  • 09:50 – 10:20 Immunohistochemical markers in diagnostic breast pathology – Dr Emad Rakha
  • 10:20 – 10:50 Problem areas in diagnosis of DCIS – Dr Jeremy Thomas
  • 10:50 – 10:10 Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11:10 – 11:40 Approach to diagnosis of papillary lesions on core biopsy – Dr Sally Lane
  • 11:40-  12:10 Flat Epitelial atypia and in situ lobular neoplasia: an update – Dr Emad Rakha
  • 12:10 – 12:40 Radial scar and complex sclerosing lesions – Dr Rebecca Millican-Slater
  • 12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
  • 13:40 – 14:10 Mucin filled ducts and mucocoele like lesions – Dr Abeer Shaaban
  • 14:10 – 14:40 Outcome of B3 lesions using the Leeds Management pathway – Dr Nisha Sharma
  • 14:40 – 15:10 Teasing out biphasic lesions – a practical approach – Dr Jeremy Thomas
  • 15:10 – 15:30 Tea/Coffee Break
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Handling and report post neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) breast specimens – Dr Abeer Shaaban
  • 16:00 – 17:30 Slide Seminar: Questions and Answers
  • 08:30–09:10 Registration
  • 09:10–09:20 Welcome
  • 09:20–09:50 Conservative management of low risk DCIS. Dr Adele Francis.
  • 09:50–10:20 Pleomorphic LCIS histology, diagnosis and associated lesions. Dr Abeer Shaaban.
  • 10:20–10:50 Aprocrine lesions of the breast. Dr Sally Lane.
  • 10:50–11:20 Break
  • 11:20–12:00 Approach to B3 and B4 core biopsy lesions. Dr Andrew Lee.
  • 12:00–12:30 Diagnosis and management of the screen-detected radial scar. Dr Pauline Carder.
  • 12:30–13:00Update on the BSP Breast Reporting Guidelines. Dr Andrew Lee.
  • 13:00–14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00–14:40Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast:
  • Radiological features and diagnosis. Dr Nisha Sharma
  • Classification and histological features. Dr Abeer Shaaban.
  • 14:40–15:10 Diseases of the nipple. Dr Rebecca Millican-Slater.
  • 15:10–15:30 Break
  • 15:30–16:00 Advances in breast imaging: using microbubbles in identifying sentinel lymph nodes. Dr Nisha Sharma.
  • 16:00–17:30Slide Seminar: Questions and Answers.
 
  • 08:30 – 09:10 Registration
  • 09:10 – 09:20 Welcome
  • 09:20 – 09:50 What is new in breast reconstructive surgery. Mr Philip Turton.
  • 09:50 – 10:20 Troublesome scarcites: duct adenoma, nipple adenoma, microglandular adenosis and others. Prof Andrew Hanby.
  • 10:20 – 10:50 Mammary calcifications-radiological/patholgical correlation. Dr Colin Purdie.
  • 10:50 – 11:20 Break
  • 11:20 – 11:50 Update on FEA in needle core biopsy: diagnosis, significance and management. Dr Abeer Shaaban.
  • 11:50 – 12:10 Lobular neoplasia oon core biopsy: diagnosis and management implications. Dr Colin Purdie.
  • 12:10 – 12:50 Reporting sentinel lymph node biopsy and update of the TNM manual 7th edition. Dr Sally Lane.
  • 12:50 – 13:50 Lunch
  • 13.50 – 14.50 Update on Familial breast cancer: Morphological featues and molecular profile. Prof Andrew Hanby.
  • Genetic testing for familial breast cancer. Dr Julian Adlard. Screening for familial breast cancer: experience of a UK piloted centre. Dr Nisha Sharma.
  • 14:50 – 15:20 Breast carcinoma following NACT: macroscopic handling, mircoscopic features and reporting. Dr Abeer Shaaban.
  • 15:20 – 15:40 Break
  • 15:40 –16:10 Pathological/radiological case studies. Dr Sally Lane & Dr Barbara Dall.
  • 16:10 – 17:10 Slide Seminar: Questions and Answers

  • 08:30 – 09:15    Registration
  • 09:15 – 09:30    Welcome
  • 09:30 – 10:00    Methods of macroscopic cut up of breast specimens, Dr Sally Lane
  • 10:00 – 10:30    Fibroepithelial lesions: fibroadenoma vs phyllodes tumour,Prof Andy Hanby
  • 10:30 – 11:00    Spindle cell lesions of the breast: an approach to diagnosis, Dr Will Merchant
  • 11:00 – 11:30    Break
  • 11:30 – 12:00    Mammotome biopsy in diagnosis and management of screen  detected breast lesions, the Leeds experience, Dr Nisha Sharma
  • 12:00 – 12:30    Radial scars diagnosis in core biopsy and excision, Dr Cecily Quinn
  • 12:30 – 13:00    Pleomorphic LCIS diagnosis and management,Dr Abeer Shaaban
  • 13:00 – 14:00    Lunch
  • 14.00 – 14.30    Top immunohistochemical markers for your daily practice, Dr Rebecca Brannan
  • 14:30 – 15:00    Learn from those scenarios: clinic-pathological cases that made a difference, Dr Barbara Dall
  • 15:00 – 15:30    Update on the treatment of breast cancer, Dr Julian Adlard
  • 15:30 –15:50     Break
  • 15:50 – 17:30    Slide Seminar: Questions and Answers
  • 08:30 – 09:15   Registration
  • 09:15 – 09:30  Welcome
  • 09:30 – 10:00    Papillary lesions of the breast: differential diagnosis and approach to diagnosis – Dr Sally Lane
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Neuroendocrine tumours of the breast Dr Rebecca Brannan
  • 10:30 – 11: 00   Basal phenotype breast cancer: morphology and molecular profile – Prof Andrew Hanby
  • 11:00 – 11:30    Break
  • 11:30 – 12:00  Update on columnar cell lesions – Dr Abeer Shaaban
  • 12:00 – 12:30   Paget cells, Toker cells, and other clear cells of nipple epidermis –  Dr  James Going
  • 12:30 – 13:00  Diagnosis and implications of micrometastasis and isolated tumour cells in sentinel lymph node – Dr Sally Lane
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Lunch
  • 14.00-14.30 MRI of breast lesions, uses and limitations – Dr Barbara Dall
  • 14:30 – 15:00    Male breast cancer: incidence, risk factors, diagnosis and reporting – Dr Abeer Shaaban
  • 15:00 – 15:30    Management of DCIS and update on the Sloane project – Prof David  Dodwell
  • 115:30 – 16:00  Break
  • 16:00 – 17:30    Slide Seminar; Questions and Answers
  • 08:15 – 09:00    Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:10  Welcome
  • 09:10 – 09:40    Usual Ductal Hyperplasia vs Atypical Hyperplasia vs DCIS; risk, diagnosis & management – Abeer Shaaban
  • 09:40 – 10:10 Lobular Neoplasia and Pleomorphic LCIS – Andrew Hanby
  • 10:10 – 10:40    Fibroepithelial lLesions, Diagnostic Criteria – Godfrey Coast
  • 10:40 – 11:00  Break
  • 1:00 – 11:30  Basal Phenotype Tumours, Morphology and Molecular Characterisation – Andrew Hanby
  • 11:30 – 12:00  How to Handle Sentinel Lymph Nodes – Sally Lane
  • 12:30 – 13:00  Immunohistochemistry in Breast Pathology; Role in Diagnosis and Management – Sally Lane
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Lunch
  • 14:00 – 14:30  What Every Pathologist Needs to Know About Breast Imaging – Joyce Liston
  • 14:30 – 15:00  Treatment of Breast Cancer: the Oncologist’s Perspective – Julian Adlard
  • 15:00 – 15:30  Columnar Cell Lesions, an Update – Abeer Shaaban
  • 15:30 – 15:50  Break
  • 15:50 – 16:20  Handling and Reporting Post-Chemotherapy Breast Specimens – Godfrey Coast
  • 16:20 – 17:00  Slide Seminar; Questions and Answers
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