Draft Programme

07:00 Registration Opens
07:00 Exhibition Opens
08:00-10:00 Session 1 | Chair: Dr David Brittain
Part 1: Aplastic Anaemia / PNH – Dr. Phillip Scheinberg
Part 2: Mastocytosis – Dr Deepti H Radia
10:00-10:30 Tea
10:30-12:30 Session 2 | Chair: Dr Michael Cass
Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia – Prof Miguel A. Sanz
Debate: Conventional chemotherapy for AML will soon be a thing of the past
For: Dr Karen Gunther
Against: Dr Perry Loebenberg
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Session 3 | Chair: Dr Andrew McDonald
Acute myeloid leukemia session – Prof Farhad Ravandi

  • How I manage Toxicities of Targeted Therapies
  • Post-transplant Maintenance
  • Targeted    Therapies in Younger Patient
  •  An Update on FLT3i
  • Managing germline AML
15:00-15:30 Tea
15:30-17:00 Session 4 | Chair: Prof Vernon Louw
Proffered papers

Dr Farah Rahman
Dr Romana Jassat
Dr Candice Hendricks
Dr David Brittain
Prof Karen Shires
Dr Katherine Antel

17:00-18:00 SACHaS AGM
19:00 Conference Dinner
Exhibition Opens
08:00-09:30 Session 5 | Chair: Dr Karen Gunther 08h00 – 12h50
Nurses Symposium

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Multiple myeloma session – Prof Evangelos Terpos

  • Amyloidosis
  • POEMS
  • Imaging Modalities: What to use and when?
09:30-09:50 Tea
09:50-11:20 Session 6 | Chair: Dr Pieter de Witt
Part 1: Follicular Lymphoma – Review of current treatment approaches – Prof Dr Mathias Rummel
Part 2: Panel discussion Follicular Lymphona in SA
Panellists: Dr David Brittain; Dr Philippa Ashmore; Dr Sharlene Parasnath
11:20-12:50 Session 7 | Chair: Dr Hannes Koornhof
Part 1: Management of Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas – Prof D Weinstock
Part 2: A panel discussion on the management of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphomas
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