Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Day

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: June 30th 2015 11:00am until 3:00pm

Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH

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For General Surgery Registrars ST3+



A series of informal talks covering all aspects of soft tissue sarcoma management:

  • Pathology
  • Radiology 
  • Referral pathways 
  • Extremity soft tissue sarcoma
  • Surgery for retroperitoneal sarcoma
  • Gynaecological sarcomas


All refreshments provided.



11:00 a.m. Welcome and introduction (Mr David Gourevitch)

11:15 a.m. The pathology of Sarcoma (Dr Nayneeta Deshmukh)

11:30 a.m. Surgery for thoracic sarcomas (Mr Maninder Kalkat)

11:45 a.m. Radiology for soft tissue sarcomas (Dr Julie Olliff)

12:00 p.m. Magnetic resonance imaging (Dr Hassan Douis)

12:15 p.m. Surgery for extremity soft tissue sarcomas (Prof Robert Grimer/Mr Michael Parry)

12:30 p.m. Lunch

13:15 p.m. Surgery for retroperitoneal sarcomas (Mr Anant Desai)

13:30 p.m. Chemo- and radiotherapy (Dr David Peake)

13:45 p.m. Gynaecological sarcomas (Miss Kavita Singh)

14:00 p.m. NICE guidelines, specialist centres and referral pathways (Mr Samuel Ford)

14:15 p.m. Coffee break

14:30 p.m. The role of the CNS (Miss Fiona Fitzgibbons)

14:45 p.m. Questions and close (Mr Anant Desai)


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