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Course Overview

12-13 Nov 2010
Venue: Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital
Course Directors: Dr Angela Chong, Dr Puay Hoon Tan
Invited Expert: Dr Sunil Lakhani

About the course:
This inaugural SGH Breast Pathology Course aims to provide an update on current challenges in diagnostic breast pathology, integrating microscopic slide sessions with didactic lectures. A novel feature of this course is the ‘Consult the expert’ session, using a thematic approach with unusual, interesting or problematic cases contributed by registrants, as well as incorporating in-house SGH breast pathology cases. Participants will have ample opportunity to review and discuss these cases during the course. Glass slides, optical and virtual microscopy will be available for the workshop.

A series of lectures discussing timely topics and diagnostic approaches, harnessing adjunctive tools to pathologic workup, will be another feature of the course. DVDs of lectures and cases will be distributed to participants during the course.

Places still available for Day 2 - an exciting day of lectures and discussions. So hurry, come and join us!
As of 31 August 2010, Day 1 is fully subscribed and only waitlist options are available.

Invited Expert:
Dr Sunil Lakhani
Professor and Head of Molecular & Cellular Pathology
The University of Queensland School of Medicine, Australia

Dr Sunil Lakhani is Professor and Head of Molecular & Cellular Pathology at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, and Head of the Breast Group at the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane Australia. He is the Series Editor of the World Health Organisation Classification of Tumours, and is the Volume Editor of the 4th edition of Tumours of the Breast.

An internationally renowned breast pathologist with an active research portfolio, he manages a busy breast pathology and consultation service with teaching and research interests. 

Dr Gary Man-Kit Tse
Prince of Wales Hospital
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Dr Tse is Senior Medical Officer and Director of Autopsy Service at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong and Honorary Associate Professor in The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat Sen Medical School in Guangzhou in China. He is the current President of the International Academy of Pathology (Hong Kong Division). With extensive publications on breast pathology, he sits on the Editorial Boards or is referee for more than 30 peer-reviewed journals. He lectures widely in regional and international meetings.

Dr Puay Hoon Tan
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Pathology
Singapore General Hospital

Dr TAN is Senior Consultant Histopathologist and Head, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. She has a long-standing interest in breast pathology and contributes regularly to literature in this field.


Dr Inny Busmanis
Dr Jabed Iqbal
Dr Ana Richelia Jara Lazaro

Who should attend:
Practising pathologists, pathology fellows and residents, and clinicians managing breast conditions.

 IN THE MEANTIME, we will put several cases up on this website over the next few months. Please do look at them and let us know what you think when you come for the course. We hope you enjoy them, just as we have enjoyed putting them together!

Click here to view the FUN CASE PUZZLERS


Last Modified Date :06 Sep 2010