2019 CAGPO & Manitoba Provincial Cancer Care Conference: Recent Advances in Oncology Care
Conference Agenda

Please find below the activities and topics that were covered during the 2019 CAGPO & Manitoba

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2019 CAGPO-CCMB Conference: Update in Oncology (ID-190049-001)

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Thursday, September 26, 2019  
7:00 - 12:00 p.m. CCFP Cancer Care Meeting
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Workshop
Lynch Syndrome (additional fee for this session)
(Royal College Accredited)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception and Cancer Care Manitoba Poster Presentations
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Welcome - From CAGPO and Cancer Care Manitoba
Key Note Speaker - Dr. Jeff Sisler, Executive Director, 
Professional Development & Practice Support, College of Family Physicians of Canada
Topic:  The role of the family doctor in the delivery of oncology care

Friday, September 27, 2019  
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Exhibits
9:00 - 12:00 p.m. CCMB Medical Oncology Meeting
CCMB Radiation Oncology Meeting
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.   Symposium- Biosimilars in Oncology
Marc Geirnaert – Director of the Provincial Oncology Drug Program, CCMB
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Brachytherapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer
Dr. Aldrich Ong – Radiation Oncologist, CCMB
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Sexuality Issues in Oncology
Anne Katz, PhD- Nurse Counsellor, CCMB
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Break and Exhibits
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Immunizing Oncology Patients - which vaccines?  When?
Dr. Eric J. Bow, Professor, Departments of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and Internal Medicine, Sections of Infectious Diseases and Haematology/Oncology, Director, Infection Control Services, CancerCare Manitoba
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Smoking Cessation - why should our patients quit?
Dr. Graham Warren, Radiation Oncologist, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Symposium – Metastatic hormone sensitive, Her2Neu negative breast cancer  -an approach to systemic therapy 
Dr. Saroj  Niraula, Medical Oncologist, CCMB
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Care for the Caregiver
Linda Montford, Psychosocial Oncology Clinician, CCMB
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Role of Cannabis in symptom management
Dr. Paul Deaninck,Medical Oncologist, CCMB
3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Break and Exhibits
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Complementary & Alternative Therapy
Lynda Balneaves, PhD - Associate Professor, University of Manitoba; President of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO).
6:00 p.m. Meet for buses to the banquet
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. CAGPO Banquet off site
Museum of Human Rights 
Entertainment: ASHAM STOMPERS

Saturday, September 28, 2019  
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Exhibits
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. CAGPO business meeting (open to CAGPO members)
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Treatment of Cancer-associated Thrombosis: LMWH or DOAC?
Dr. Cynthia Wu, Hematologist, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB (accredited)
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Extracranial SBRT: Established and evolving roles
Dr. Arbind Dubey– Radiation Oncologist, CCMB
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.   Break and Exhibits
11:00- 11:45 a.m. Colon Cancer- Left vs Right sided treatment & 3 vs 6 months of treatment - how to choose
Dr. Vamsee Torri, Medical Oncologists, CCMB
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Metastatic Nonsmall cell lung cancer- systemic therapy update
Dr. David Dawe, Medical Oncologist, CCMB
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Symposium - The Climb - Tristan Williams, CancerCare Research Assistant, McGill University, Co-Chair, Cancer Care Mission Users’ Committee, Cancer Survivor  and Dr. Gen Chaput, GPO, BA Communications Human Relations, MD, MA Health Professions Education, Certificate of Added Competency Palliative Medicine (CFPC), Expertise in Cancer survivorship, Casley-Smith Certification in Cancer-related Lymphedema, Assistant Professor, McGill University
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Febrile Neutropenia in Oncology Patients
Dr. Cornie Woelk - Family Physician in Oncology, Boundary Trails Regional Cancer Program
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. CAGPO Scholarship presentation
Wendy Lambert

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Break and Exhibits
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. The Expertise Amongst Us (participants choose one):
BRCA and Ovarian Cancer
Dr. Amber Swan, GPO, Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB and Kim Serfas, Genetic Counsellor, HSC
Palliative Care:  Malignant bowel obstruction & Procedures in palliative care
Dr. Evan Lilly,GPO, Bluewater Health, Sarnia, ON
Oncology Emergencies
Dr. Andrew Knight, GPO, Clinical Lead for Palliative Care, Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON

Breast Cancer Follow-Up
Dr. Gen Chaput, GPO, McGill University Health Centre
Physician Burnout
Dr. Mary DeCarolis, GPO, Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Kitchener ON, Co-Chair, CAGPO
I-O Toxicity-pneumonitis & colitis
Dr. Mark Krispjanson, Medical Lead Primary Care, Community Oncology Program. CCMB
Dr. Cornie Woelk, Family Physician in Oncology, Boundary Trails Regional Cancer Program
4;00 - 4:45 p.m. Melanoma Systemic Therapy: Immuno-oncology drugs and management of their toxicities
Dr. Tara Baetz, Divisional Head, Medical Oncology, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, Kingston, ON
Afternoon and Evening Free
Sunday, September 29, 2019  
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Exhibits
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. CAGPO Contract Meeting
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Symposium -  Fomulation Advances in Oncology
Philip Kuruvilla and Tina Crosbie (Roche Symposium not accredited)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Multiple Myeloma
Dr. Leonard Minuk, Hematologist, CCMB
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Adjuvant systemic therapy in Hormone Sensitive, Her2Neu negative breast cancer
Dr. Val Gordon, Medical Oncologist, CCMB
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Break and Exhibits / Check-out
11:30 - 12:15 a.m. Metastatic Prostate cancer - how to choose which drug in which sequence?
Dr. Joel Gingerich, Medical Oncologist, CCMB
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Dignity Therapy
Dr. Harvey Chochinov, Senior Scientist, Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology, CCMB
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