This meeting is the first of its kind organised by the British Society for Haematology and the British Lymphoma Pathology Group. The focus of the meeting will be on Hodgkin lymphoma: challenges in diagnosis and clinical management. The programme offers a mixture of case based discussions, presentations and debates.
10.00 – Welcome
10.15 – PLENARY: Where is the unmet need in Hodgkin Lymphoma?
11.00 – coffee
11.20: Parallel sessions
Clinical – Debate: Optimal treatment of TYA Hodgkin Lymphoma is with a paediatric approach
For: Dr Stephen Daw, UCL
Against: Dr Clare Rowntree, Cardiff
Pathology - Microenvironment in Hodgkin lymphoma and its impact on pathogenesis (Prof Paul Murray)
Pathology – Diagnostic challenges: when what looks like Hodgkin isn’t Hodgkin
Clinical – Radiotherapy in Hodgkin: case-based discussions (Prof Tim Illidge)
12.20-13.00 - PLENARY – nodular LP Hodgkin:
(i) Towards a unified treatment approach (Dr Pam McKay)
(ii) What are the unanswered biological questions? (Dr Cathy Burton)
13.00-14.00 – lunch
Pathology - BLPG business meeting
Clinical – Challenging Case studies presented by trainees.
14.45 – 15.30
Pathology - BLPG – EQA
Clinical - Elderly Hodgkin – real world challenges (Dr Wendy Osbourne, Newcastle)
15.50-16.30 – PLENARY – Changing face of lymphoma classification