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A one day course focusing on Hodgkin Lymphoma, organised jointly by the BSH and the BLPG.

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.


Date: 13 October 2017

Venue: Barnes Wallis Building, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus, Manchester M1 7JA



10.00 – Welcome

10.05 – PLENARY: Where is the unmet need in Hodgkin Lymphoma? (Prof John Radford, Manchester)

10.45 – coffee

11.00: Parallel sessions


Pathology - Microenvironment in Hodgkin lymphoma and its impact on pathogenesis (Paul Murray)

Clinical – Debate: Optimal treatment of TYA Hodgkin Lymphoma is with a paediatric approach

                For: Dr Stephen Daw, UCL

                Against: Dr Clare Rowntree, Cardiff


Pathology – Diagnostic challenges: when what looks like Hodgkin isn’t Hodgkin (Professor Harald Stein, Berlin)

Clinical – Elderly Hodgkin – real world challenges (Dr Wendy Osbourne, Newcastle)

12.15-13.00– PLENARY: Update on the WHO classification of lymphoma (Prof Leticia Quintanilla-Martinez de Fend, Tubingen, Germany)

13.00-14.00 – lunch

14.00: Parallel sessions


Pathology - BLPG business meeting

Clinical – Challenging Case studies presented by trainees.

14.45 – 15.30

Pathology - BLPG – EQA

Clinical – Radiotherapy in Hodgkin: case-based discussions (Prof Tim Illidge, Manchester)

15.30-15.50 - Tea

15.50-16.30 - PLENARY – nodular LP Hodgkin:

                         (i) What are the unanswered biological questions? (Dr Cathy Burton, Leeds)

                         (ii) Towards a unified treatment approach (Dr Pam McKay, Glasgow)


Event Availabilty

  • BSH/ BLPG members
  • £50 per Attendee
  • October 13th 2017
  • Places Remaining 25
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  • Non-members
  • £75 per Attendee
  • October 13th 2017
  • Places Remaining 52
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