Cancer immunopathology

Host: Christian Ottensmeier, University of Southampton

11:00-12:30

Room: Room 11

This session will be aimed at clinicians and scientists interested in evaluation of cancer tissue for decision making for immunotherapy.

Presentations will cover:
– Approaches and clinical relevance of molecular stratified, exemplified in head and neck cancer
– Developing, validation of protein biomarkers to make treatment choices, pitfalls and current status
– Next generation assessment of tissue evaluation using high resolution omics approaches and how this relates back to classical morphological assessments

Confirmed speakers:
Gareth Thomas, University of Southampton
Phillipe Taniere, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Yinyin Yuan, The Institute of Cancer Research

Developing immune stratification for cancer: targeting the tumour microenvironment
Integration of validated protein biomarkers within Molecular Pathology Diagnostic Service: the challenges