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Virtual Scientific Program Day 2 - FRI 06 AUG

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SESSION ONE: COLORECTAL

09:00 ERAS Laparoscopic Bowel Resection in the Regional Hospital - Dr Ned Abraham
09:15 TBC
09:30 Modern management of diverticulitis - Dr Nimalan Pathma-Nathan
09:45 Colon CA and microbiome - Dr Michelle Tan
10:00 Prehabilitation
10:15 Complete response/NeoAdjRX rectal CA - Dr Kirk Austin
10:30 Q+A

10:45 - 11:15 MORNING TEA WITH INDUSTRY

SESSION TWO: BREAST + ENDOCRINE

11:15 Parathyroid surgery in a regional setting - Dr Allen-John Collins
11:35 Approaches to difficult thyroid - A/Prof Navin Niles
11:50 How I do it: Avoidance of breast deformities in breast conserving surgery - Dr James Kollias
12:05 The Future of Magnetics: Exploring Innovative Techniques in Localization of Non-Palpable Breast Lesions - Dr Emilia Dauway
12:25 Radiotherapy for breast cancers - Dr Lina Chong
12:35 Q+A

12:50-13:45 LUNCH BREAK - SURGICAL TRIVIA (details to come)

SESSION THREE: MELANOMA, SARCOMA, NON-MELANOMIC SKIN CARE

13:45 Sarcoma for general surgeons: What every surgeon should know - Mr Michael Hughes
14:00 Melanoma Update - A/Prof Robyn Saw
14:15 Management of metastatic cSCC TBC - TBC
14:30 KEYNOTE: The Provision of Surgical Services in a Rural Setting - Dr Gordon McFarlane
14:45 Q+A
14:55 Free papers

15:10 - 15:30 AFTERNOON TEA WITH INDUSTRY

SESSION FOUR: MELANOMA SENTINEL NODE BIOPSY

15:30 When and how to discuss sentinel node assessment for melanoma A/Prof Robyn Saw
15:45 Lymphatic mapping - tips and tricks - Dr Kevin London
16:05 The sentinel node biopsy procedure... or not - A/Prof Robyn Saw
16:25 Crucial pathology - Dr Robert Dawson
16:45 What next? - A/Prof Robyn Saw

17:00 PROGRAM CLOSE

17:00 PSA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (ALL WELCOME)