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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.


Thursday 28 January 2021

  • Part 1
  • 12.00 Registration
  • 12:15 Welcome & Course content, Professor Marta Cohen
  • 12:20 Overview of classification schemes and therapeutic approaches in sarcomas in children adolescents and young adults, Dr Anna Kelsey (UK)
  • 12:50 Case presentation, Dr Edmund Cheesman (UK)
  • 13:10 Rhabdomyosarcoma in infants, children, adolescents and young adults: a roadmap for the modern pathologist, Dr Anna Kelsey (UK)
  • Part 2
  • 13:40 Case presentation, Dr Rajeev Shukla (UK)
  • 14:00 Ewing and Ewing- like sarcomas: a new perspective from molecular studies, Dr Khin Thway (UK)
  • 14:30 Break
  • 15:00 Redefining the landscape of vascular malformations and benign vascular tumours in infants and children: a clinic- pathological diagnosis, Dr Isabel Colmenero (Spain)
  • 15:30 The paradigm of Synovial Sarcoma and CINSARC grading, Dr Marie Karanian (France)
  • 16:00 Epithelioid Sarcoma, Dr Khin Thway (UK)
  • 16:30 Myoepithelial neoplasms, Dr Anna Kelsey (UK)
  • 17:00 Q&A
  • 17:15 Close

Friday 29 January 2021

  • 13:00 Welcome & Course content, Professor Marta Cohen
  • 13:05 Alveolar soft part sarcoma, Dr Khin Thway (UK)
  • 13:35 Vascular tumours with intermediate clinical behaviour, Dr Isabel Colmenero (Spain)
  • 14:05 Clear cell sarcoma of soft parts and Malignant gastrointestinal neuroectodermal tumour (GNET), Dr Khin Thway (UK)
  • 14.35 Fibromatoses: a clinicopathologic approach, Dr Anna Kelsey (UK)
  • 15:05 Coffee break
  • 15:20 Myofibroblastic lesions in infants, children, adolescents and young adults: towards a molecular classification, Dr Edmund Cheesman (UK)
  • 15:50 Sarcomas other than rhabdomyosarcoma: Adult-type sarcomas in children and adolescents, Dr Rajeev Shukla (UK)
  • 16:20 PNST: a difficult diagnosis in the genomic era, Dr Marie Karanian (France)
  • 16:50 Malignant Vascular tumours, Dr Isabel Colmenero (Spain)
  • 17:20 Q&A
  • 17:45 Close


Registration fees

RCPath Members: £165.00
Concessions: £88.00 Includes trainees, BMS, non-consultant Clinical Scientists, retired & nurses
Non-members: £266.00

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.




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