Leeds Breast Pathology Unit has successfully run Eight previous update courses in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. We hope to build up on our experience and introduce topics from the feedback we have recieved.

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  • 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