Difficulties in pathological classification of breast lesions on core biopsies

Published Alicia Mew on Tue, 08/15/2023 - 15:35

Breast Cancer Education Series hosted by Dr Cameron Snell

Difficulties in pathological classification of breast lesions on core biopsies

Explore challenges in diagnosing breast lesions, gain insights from real case studies, and engage in thought-provoking discussions with Dr Cameron Snell and an esteemed panel in the latest webinar as part of our Breast Education Series. A must-attend for pathology professionals and anyone interested in breast cancer.

Aim: to explore challenges in diagnosing breast lesions

Learning Objectives: participants will gain insights into: 

  • the intricacies of managing women with core biopsy findings of fibroepithelial and papillary lesions, both with and without atypia.
  • situations where the initial biopsy may yield unexpected findings on the final path by exploring real-world case studies. 
  • limitations in predicting the biology of breast lesions and the ensuing controversies in management.


Host: Dr Cameron Snell 
Head of Anatomical Pathology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


Dr Annjaleen Hansa 
Anatomical Pathology Registrar, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Dr Mathu Sinnathamby 
Anatomical Pathology Registrar, The Royal Women's Hospital

Expert panel

Dr Belinda Yeo 
Medical Oncologist, Austin Health and Clinician Scientist, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, La Trobe University; Breast Cancer Research & Education Lead, VCCC Alliance

Professor Bruce Mann 
Surgical Oncologist; Director of Breast Cancer Services, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital; and Professor of Surgery, University of Melbourne; Breast Cancer Research & Education Lead, VCCC Alliance 

Course Details

Microscope lens
Course type
60 mins
Curriculum Area
Treatment (incl. Supportive Care)
Prevention, screening and diagnostics
Education & Training

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