About this event

  • Date and time Sat 25 Mar 2023 from 9:45am to 5:20pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery

Join us for a multi-faceted update on sarcoma treatment delivered by experienced specialists from high volume centres around the country.

Attendees will be provided with the most up-to-date guidance for managing bone and soft tissue sarcoma, including innovations in neoadjuvant/adjuvant therapy, radiotherapy and reconstructive surgery options.

Throughout the event, panel sessions will provide the perfect opportunity for speakers and attendees to engage in interactive discussion about case studies and transformations/pitfalls in sarcoma management.

Attend this event for an update on: 

  • Innovations in bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment
  • Reconstructive surgery, including reconstruction algorithm 
  • Contemporary treatment of intra-abdominal/pelvic sarcoma
  • Neoadjuvant/adjuvant treatment options in sarcoma


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We would like to thank our sponsor Sandison Easson for their support of this event. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.



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Welcome and introduction

Mr Fateh Ahmad, President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Introduction to sarcoma and arrangement of sarcoma service

Mr Ian Smith, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Management guidelines and non-malignant lesions

Mr Adam Dangoor, Consultant Medical Oncologist, The Bristol Cancer Institute 

Comfort break
Abdominal and retroperitoneal sarcoma

Mr Dirk Strauss, Consultant Surgeon, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Bone sarcoma - upper limb management

Mr Jonathan Perera, Consultant Orthopaedic Sarcoma and Joint Reconstruction Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore

Bone sarcoma - spine and pelvic management

Mr Hanny Anwar, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore 

Lunch break
Functional reconstruction following upper and lower limb sarcoma resection

Mr Damien Grinsell, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne, Australia

Limb reconstruction - should we just amputate?

Miss Victoria Giblin, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Sheffield Specialist Sarcoma Service

Head and neck reconstruction

Mr Dan Saleh, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Comfort break
Reconstruction of complex areas for sarcoma

Mr Damien Grinsell

Reconstruction in paediatric sarcoma

Mr Francis Peart, Plastic Surgeon

Recent advances in the oncological management of bone and soft tissue sarcomas

Professor Robin Jones, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Institute of Cancer Research, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting




Registration for this event will close at 7:30am on 25 March 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.  

The agenda is subject to change at any time 

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM's discretion. 

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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