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, 28th 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 28th 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 29th 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