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OcuMel UK 2015 Annual Conference

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We held our fifth annual conference since OcuMel UK was founded in 2011, at the Penta Hotel in Reading on Friday 25th September 2015.

As with other years, this annual event was well attended by patient and family members. We thank our generous sponsors for the day, Delcath Systems and Immunocore; without whom the conference would not have been possible.

Our speakers were on top form as usual, and we thank them for their time and engaging contributions.

Mr Sachin Salvi: "The Sheffield approach to Ocular Oncology". Mr Salvi is a Consultant Ocular Oncologist at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.
Dr Peter Szlosarek: "Novel Antimetabolite combinations for metastatic uveal melanoma". Dr Peter Szlosarek is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Barts Cancer Institute (QMUL) and St Bartholomew's hospital.
Mr Arjun Takhar: "The use of liver-directed therapies in metastatic ocular melanoma". Mr Takhar is a Consultant in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and General Surgery at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust.
Dr Pippa Corrie: "Clinical trials of new agents showing promise in advanced ocular melanoma". Dr Corrie is Director of Chemotherapy Services in the Cancer Division at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
Prof. Christian Ottensmeier: "Using immune checkpoint blockade in patients with ocular melanoma". Prof. Ottensmeier is a Consultant in Medical Oncology at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust.

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