Tuesday 9 February

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08:00 – 08:30

Energising yoga session


Join Symposium Mammographicum Online

09:00 – 10:00

De-escalation trials update

Chair: Claire Borrelli, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

SMALLMr Stuart McIntosh, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Surgical Oncology, Queen’s University Belfast
LORIS and Nostra trial where we areDr Matthew Wallis, Consultant Radiologist, Cambridge
Panel discussion

10:00 – 11:00

Good communication supports good care

Chair: Claire Borrelli, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

Telephone results studyDr Sian Taylor-Phillips, Associate Professor of Screening and Test Evaluation, Warwick Medical School
Genetics App SGHDr Katie Snape, Consultant Cancer Geneticist, St George’s Hospital
How do women experience a false positive test result from breast screening? A systematic review and thematic synthesisMiss Hannah Long, PhD student, University of Manchester
Panel discussion

11:00 – 11:30

Siemens Sponsor’s demo with Q&A – Showcasing our newest mammography system, the MAMMOMAT Revelation: enhance your workflow with the widest angle tomosynthesis and unique InSpect

11:30 – 11:40

Comfort break

11:40 – 13:10

Equipment performance and dosimetry

Chair: Mr Oliver Morrish, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

QA testing for CESMMs Katherine Schofield, Mammography Physics Team, Health Facilities Scotland
Towards the model observerDr Lynn Martinez, Clinical Scientist, Royal Free
Dose management and practical implicationsMr Matthew Dunn, Head of Radiation Physics, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Breast imaging dosimetry: Present and futureDr Ioannis Sechopoulos, Associate Professor, Radboud University Medical Centre, LRCB, Dutch Expert Centre for Screening
Panel discussion

13:10 – 14:00

Lunch break and Hologic Sponsor’s symposium

13:10 – 14:00

Hologic® Sponsor’s symposium
Enhancing workflow with AI in tomosynthesis using Hologic® 3DQuorumTM Imaging Technology: Initial experience from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Improving performance in tomosynthesis through Artificial Intelligence and SmartSlicesSue Branfield, Hologic®
Tomosynthesis within breast imaging – benefits and challengesDr Nisha Sharma , Director of Breast Screening and Clinical Lead for Breast Imaging, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
3DQuorumTM in the Symptomatic Breast UnitAnne Neilson-Moody, Consultant Radiographer, Leeds St James’s Hospital

14:00 – 15:10

Wellbeing of patients with advanced disease

Chair: Mrs Claire Borrelli, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

Breast cancer as a chronic diseaseProfessor Debbie Fenlon, Professor of Nursing, Swansea University
Imaging metastatic disease/PETProfessor Iain Lyburn, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHSFT
Pathology of primary and recurrent/metastatic tumours – informing the decision to rebiopsyDr Rahul Deb, Consultant Histopathologist & Breast MDT Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
Oncologist’s view – how to broach bad news regarding secondary breast cancer –  Dr Muireann Kelleher, Oncologist, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Panel discussion

15:10 – 15:40

Fujifilm Sponsor’s demo with Q&A – Join us for a demonstration showcasing the AMULET Innovality, including dual-angle tomosynthesis, patient comfort innovations and features to improve every department’s workflow!

15:40 – 16:10

Comfort break and poster viewing – click here to view the poster showcase

16:10 – 17:00

Proffered papers 2

Chair: Ms Patsy Whelehan, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

Estimating the cost impact of including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) for population-risk women in EnglandProfessor Claire Hulme, University of Exeter
Expression of the gadolinium transporters SLCO1B1 and SLCO1B3 in breast cancers: A potential role in influencing tumour enhancement on MRIRachel Sutherland, Newcastle University
Determination of onset fatigue while reading Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) casesMitchell Searjeant, University of Nottingham

17:00 – 18:00

Poster viewing – click here to view the poster showcase

18:15 – 18:45

Calming yoga session