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The Pathology of Melanoma: An International Course Paris

27 april 2017 - 08:00 - 28 april 2017 - 17:00

The goal of the Course is to cover the most difficult diagnostic problems encountered by practicing pathologists in the areas of cutaneous and ocular melanoma. The approach of the Course will be practical based on the extensive experience of the Directors of the Course and other invited speakers. The Course will consist of a series of didactic lectures and interactive sessions during the two-day period. Digitized images of specific cases will be available for review in advance of the Course and will be discussed in the interactive sessions of the Course. Selected topics will include the general approach to the difficult melanocytic lesion, dysplastic and other atypical cutaneous melanocytic nevi, spitzoid melanocytic tumors, blue nevi and atypical variants, nevoid melanoma, desmoplastic melanoma, blue nevus-like melanoma, conventional cutaneous melanoma, primary acquired melanosis, pediatric melanoma, acral melanoma, mucosal melanoma, melanocytic lesions of the nail apparatus, conjunctival melanoma, uveal melanoma, the latest AJCC guidelines (8th Edition) for cutaneous and ocular melanoma staging, practical immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis of melanocytic lesions, immune checkpoint pathways, the reporting of melanoma and prognostic factors, and what the clinician expects from the pathologist.

Other speakers (preliminary list)

Pr. Nathalie Cassoux (Institut Curie, Paris, France)
Dr. Loren Clarke (Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Salt Lake City, USA) Pr. Sarah Coupland (University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK)
Pr. David Elder (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA)
Dr Sophie Piperno-Neumann (Institut Curie, Paris, France)
Dr. Thomas Wiesner (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria) Pr. Zembowicz (Tufts Medical School, Boston, USA)

Site: Amphithéâtre Constant Burg, Institut Curie, 26 rue d’Ulm, Paris, 75005 France

Language : English

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27 april 2017 - 08:00
28 april 2017 - 17:00


Amphithéâtre Constant Burg
Institut Curie, 26 rue d’Ulm
Paris, 75005 Frankrijk
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