This event will be a case-based approach to the current major clinicopathologic issues in Soft tissue tumours in different paediatric ages and is targeted to Paediatric pathologists, adult histopathologists and trainees.

Dinner, 28 January

We will be hosting a dinner at the Crown Plaza on the first evening of the event. Tickets are £45.00 per person and include a three course set menu, wine (half bottle per person), tea and coffee. This will be a great opportunity to network with colleagues and presenters attending the two day event. Bookings can be made at the time of booking the conference. Please do contact us at meetings@rcpath.org with any questions.

Hotel reservation

When making a reservation at Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield by phone 0114 252 6511 or email (stay@cpsheffield.co.uk) please quote “Royal College of Pathologists”.


Thursday 28 January 2021

Part 1

08.45    Registration

09.10    Welcome & Course content: Professor Marta Cohen

09.15    Overview of classification schemes and therapeutic approaches in sarcomas in children adolescents and young adults: Dr Anna Kelsey 

10.00    Case presentation: Dr Edmund Cheeseman

10:15    Rhabdomyosarcoma in infants, children, adolescents and young adults: a roadmap for the modern pathologist: Dr Anna Kelsey

11:00    Coffee Break

Part 2

11:15    Case presentation: Dr Rajeev Shukla

11:30    Ewing and Ewing- like sarcomas: a new perspective from molecular studies: Dr Khin Thway

12:15    Redefining the landscape of vascular malformations and benign vascular tumours in infants and children: a clinic- pathological diagnosis: Dr Isabel Colmenero

13:00    Lunch

14:00    Vascular tumours with intermediate clinical behaviour: Dr Isabel Colmenero

14:25    The paradigm of Synovial Sarcoma and CINSARC grading: Dr Marie Karanian

14:50    Epithelioid Sarcoma:  Dr Khin Thway                

15:15    Myoepithelial neoplasms: Dr Anna Kelsey

15:40    Coffee

16:00    Alveolar soft part sarcoma: Dr Khin Thway

16:20    Clear cell sarcoma of soft parts and Malignant gastrointestinal neuroectodermal tumor (GNET): Dr Khin Thway   

16:40    Fibromatoses: a clinicopathologic approach:Dr Anna Kelsey

17:15    Close                                                                                                                                                             

18:30   Dinner (for speakers and paying delegates)

Friday 29 January 2021

Part 3

08.30    Registration

09.00    Myofibroblastic lesions in infants, children, adolescents and young adults: towards a molecular classification: Dr Edmund Cheesman

09:45   Sarcomas other than rhabdomyosarcoma: Adult-type sarcomas in children and adolescents: Dr Rajeev Shukla

10:30  Coffee break

10:45  PNST: a difficult diagnosis in the genomic era: Dr Marie Karanian

11:30    Malignant Vascular tumors: Dr Isabel Colmenero  

12:15    Close



Online Bookings

RCPath Members: £292.00
Concessions: £152.00 Includes trainees, BMS, non-consultant Clinical Scientists, retired & nurses
Non-members: £363.00

Offline Bookings (cheque and invoice)

RCPath Members: £327.00
Concessions: £185.00 Includes trainees, BMS, non-consultant Clinical Scientists, retired & nurses
Non-members: £394.00

Please note that an administrative charge of £20.00 will be made on all cancellations and the total registration fee is forfeited if cancelled one working week before the event.



To be held at the Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield S4 7YE