Course Overview and Registration

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About the masterclass

The International Society of Breast Pathology is delighted to announce its first online breast pathology masterclass, organised in partnership with Nottingham Breast Pathology Masterclass, the British Association of Pathology (ABP), the European Working Group for Breast Screening Pathology (EWGBSP) and the PathLAKE consortium.

This half-day online event, sponsored by Roche, covers the latest WHO updates on breast tumour classification, approaches to diagnosis of challenging lesions (metaplastic carcinoma, fibroepithelial lesions and breast cytology), and an update on the use of IHC and key molecular tests in breast pathology.

The programme brings together leading histopathologists and experts from around the world including;

Professor Ian Ellis
Professor Jorge Reis-Filho
Professor Emad Rakha
Professor Fernando Schmitt
Professor Tan Puay Hoon
Professor Cecily Quinn

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The course is free of charge to all delegates. It takes place online so you can join from your desktop, tablet or mobile phone, wherever you are.






The programme

Topic Speaker UK (GMT+1) GMT / UTC EDT
Welcome Prof Fernando Schmitt, Chair of ISPB &
Prof Emad Rakha
13:00 12:00 08:00
WHO Updates On Breast Tumour Classification Prof Ian Ellis 13:10 12:10 08:10
Discussion   13:35 12:35 08:35
My Approach To The Diagnosis of Fibroepithelial Lesions Prof Tan Puay Hoon 13:40 12:40 08:40
Discussion   14:10 13:10 09:10
My Approach To The Diagnosis of Breast Cytological Specimens Prof Fernando Schmitt 14:20 13:20 09:20
Discussion   14:50 13:50 09:50
Break   15:00 14:00 10:00
The Molecular Tests That Pathologists Need To Know Prof Jorge
15:15 14:15 10:15
Discussion   15:45 14:45 10:45
IHC In Breast Pathology & Pitfalls Prof Emad Rakha 15:50 14:50 10:50
Discussion   16:20 15:20 11:20
My Approach To The Diagnosis of Metaplastic Carcinomas Prof Cecily Quinn 16:25 15:25 11:25
Discussion   16:55 15:55 11:55
General Discussion   17:00 16:00 12:00
Close   17:15 16:15 12:15

The programme is moderated by Dr Areeg Abbas, Consultant Pathologist at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust

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