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Breast Cancer Programme

Is surgery avoidable in the multidisciplinary management of breast cancer? (08:30-10:30)

Chairs: I Rubio (SP), T. Kovacs, UK

08:30 The medical oncologist’s view - G Curigliano, IT

08:50 The radiation oncologist’'s view – P. Poortmans, NL

09:20 The pathologists's view - G. Cserni, HU

09:40 The surgeon’s view - E Rutgers, NL

10:00 Discussion

Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)

ESSO-EANM Multidisciplinary Session: Bridging the Gap between Cancer Surgery and Nuclear Medicine (11:00 – 12:30)

Discussant: R. A. Audisio, UK
Discussant:  F. Giammarile, FR

PET and Breast Cancer
11:00 Present and future of PET scanning – D. Rubello, IT

11:15 How PET may influence breast cancer management - tbc

Radioguided Surgery for Breast Cancer

11:30 Radio-guided Surgery for Breast Cancer: technical aspects – F. Giammarile, FR

11:45 An update on sentinel node biopsy – M. Leidenius, FI
12:00 Discussion

Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)

Are surgical resection margins important in the surgical management of breast cancer? (13:30-14:00)

Chair: E. Rutgers, NL

Speaker in favour: L Wyld, UK

Speaker against: O Gentilini, IT

Novel techniques in resection margin assessment (14:00 – 15:00)

Chair: M. Leidenius, FI

14:00 Cerenkov luminescence (CLI) - T Kovacs, UK

14:15 Near infrared fluorescence optical imaging-Spectroscopy – tbc

14:30 Radioguided surgery (ROLL) - tbc

14:45 Discussion

Coffee Break (15:00 – 15:30)

Oncoplastic Workshop (15:30-17:00)

Chair: R.A. Audisio, UK; M. Mureau, NL

15:30 Is lipomodelling safe in oncoplastic breast surgery? – M. Leidenius, Fl

15:50 Should Oncoplastic breast conservation surgery be the standard of care? - T. Kovacs, UK

16:10 Nipple sparing mastectomy in breast cancer surgery- pros and cons - I. Rubio, SP

16:30 Breast reconstruction before and after radiotherapy: evidence-based recommendations for good clinical practice - M. Mureau, NL

16:50 Discussion

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