Cambridge Conference on Breast Cancer Imaging (description)

"Breast Cancer Imaging"

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Category:Imaging, Radiography, Radiology
Address:Robinson College, Grange Road, Cambridge Universit Cambridge, England, United Kingdom CB3 9AN
Phone:+4420 8979 8300
Event dates:3/23/2009 - 3/24/2009 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Sue Barter
  • Ros Given-Wilson
  • Stephen Duffy
  • Keith Faulkner
  • Julietta Patnick
  • Erika Denton
  • Hilary Dobson
  • James McKay
  • Fiona Gilbert
  • Matthew Gaskarth
  • Peter Britton
  • New Techniques in Screening
  • Evaluation of Screening Data
  • New Challenges and Developments in Screening
  • Trials and Tribulations
  • Challenges in MRI and PET
  • Advances in the Symptomatic Setting
Organizer phone:+4420 8979 8300
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Medical Education
Event frequency:Less than once per year
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Currency:British Pounds
CE Credits:11 category 1 CPD credits by the Royal College of Radiologists


This conference is usually held every two years and there will be an emphasis on interactive and inter-disciplinary discussion. The lectures will address highly topical and important issues in current clinical and radiological practice such as New Techniques in Screening, Evaluation of Screening Data, New Challenges and Developments in Screening, Trials and Tribulations, Challenges in MRI and PET and Advances in the Symptomatic Setting.




09.25-09.30 Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Sue Barter

Session 1 – New Techniques in Screening

1.1 Using digital systems for screening:
advantages and disadvantages
Dr. Russell Davies (Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital)

1.2 Tomosynthesis
Dr. Matthew Wallis
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)

1.3 Infrared imaging
Mr. Gordon Wishart
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)

11.00-11.15 Discussion

11.15-11.45 Coffee

Session 2 – Evaluation of Screening Data

2.1 Impact on mortality reduction from service
Professor Stephen Duffy (Cancer Research UK, London)

2.2 Stochastic models for risk due to dose
Professor Keith Faulkner
(Quality Assurance Reference Centre, Wallsend)

12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch

Session 3 – New Challenges and Developments in

3.1 Implementing age extension – how will
randomisation of batches work?
Professor Julietta Patnick
(Director NHS Breast Screening Programme, Sheffield)

3.2 High risk screening under the NHSBSP umbrella,
DoH view
Dr. Erika Denton
(Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich)

15.00-15.15 Discussion

15.15-15.45 Tea


Dr. Ros Given-Wilson (St. George’s Hospital, London)

19.00 for 19.30 Conference Dinner

PROGRAMME continued

Session 4 – Trials and Tribulations

4.1 The Sloane Project
Dr. Hilary Dobson
(West of Scotland Breast Screening Programme)

4.2 Results from FH01
Dr. James McKay
(North East Thames Clinical Genetics Service)

4.3 Hodgkins screening: data so far
Dr. Sue Moss
(Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Dept. of Health)

10.30-10.45 Discussion

10.45-11.15 Coffee

Session 5 – Challenges in MRI and PET

5.1 Current challenges in Breast MRI
Professor Fiona Gilbert
(University of Aberdeen)

5.2 Setting up an MRI biopsy service
Dr. Matthew Gaskarth
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)

5.3 The role of PET/CT in breast cancer
Dr. Iain Lyburn
(Gloucestershire Breast Screening, Cheltenham)

12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch

Session 6 – Advances in the Symptomatic Setting 1

Investigating the axilla - a debate: FNA vs. Core

For Core Biopsy: Dr. Peter Britton
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)
For FNA: Dr. Graham Hurst
(Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich)

15.00-15.30 Tea

Session 7 – Advances in the Symptomatic Setting 2

7.1 Prognostic factors in the screening vs symptomatic population
Mr. Gordon Wishart
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)

7.2 ‘False negative’ symptomatic mammography
Dr. Ruchi Sinnatamby
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge)

16.30-16.45 Discussion

16.45-17.00 Closing Remarks

Registration Fee Details:

Registration Fees: Early Rate
(on or before 16th Jan 2009) Late Rate
(on or after 17th Jan 2009)

Residential Rate
This rate includes single accommodation in Robinson College on Monday 23rd March 2009 and also the cost of a ticket to attend the Conference Reception and Dinner on Monday 23rd March 2009
£535.00 £565.00

Non-Residential Rate
This rate does NOT include a ticket to the Conference Reception and Dinner on Monday 23rd March 2009. However tickets can be purchased at an additional cost of £53.00 including VAT


All the above registration fees include access to scientific sessions, meeting materials, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea on both days of the Conference and VAT

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Contact Person:Kate Melton
TitleConference Manager
Organizer Address 1113-119 High Street
Organizer CityTeddington
Organizer State: (US)England
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)England
Organizer Zip or Postal CodeTW12 1NJ
Organizer CountryUnited Kingdom
Organizer Phone+4420 8979 8300
Organizer Fax+4420 8979 6700
Structural makeupAgency
Event Site/VenueRobinson College, Cambridge University
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:Conference Dinner
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
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Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:Delegates who are no longer able to attend the meeting should advise the Secretariat in writing as soon as possible. Registration fees will only be refunded, less a £10.00 administration fee, for written cancellations received prior to 20th February 2009. Refunds will not be made for cancellations received after this date, but name substitutions will be accepted at any time. Please note that any refunds due will be paid after the meeting has taken place.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
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Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
Will there be shuttle service available?NA

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