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The Eastern Caribbean Oncology Conference Agenda

April 24, 2016

08:00 AM  -  8:40 AM

Continental Breakfast

Breakfast is served for all conference participants.

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8:40 AM  -  9:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

Prayer: Dr. Joycelyn Walter-Thomas Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics President, Antigua & Barbuda Medical Association; National Anthem; Welcome & Introductory Remarks: Dr. Conville Brown – MD, MBBS, FACC, FESC; Chairman & Chief Executive Officer The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean; Dr. Rhonda Sealey-Thomas – MBBS, MPH; Chief Medical Officer The Ministry of Health & […]

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9:00 AM  -  9:40 AM

HPV & Cervical Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Vikash Chatrani – MBBS, DM (OBGYN), FACOG, FICS  President The Barbados Cancer Society Awareness of HPV & its association with Cervical Cancer Benefits & risks associated with HPV vaccine

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9:40 AM  -  10:15 AM

Breast Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Alicia A. Rodriguez Abascal – MD, SMO (Intl Med, Oncology) SMO National Radiotherapy, St. James Medical Complex, Trinidad & Tobago

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10:15 AM  -  10:30 AM

Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment – Avoiding Delay to Improve Outcome

Speaker: Dr. Glenn Jones – B.Sc, MD, FRCPC, M.Sc Deputy Head of Oncology & Head of Radiation Oncology The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean

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10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM

Mid-Morning Break

Refreshments and snack will be served during this short intermission.

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11:10 AM  -  11:50 AM

Prostate Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Feifer – MD, MPH, FRCs(C), Urologic Oncology; Urologic Oncologist Trillium Health Partners – Credit Valley Site

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11:50 AM  -  12:30 PM

Prostate Cancer in the Caribbean

Speaker: Dr. Robin Roberts – MBBS (UWI), FRSc (Uro), MBA; Director Clinical Medicine & Research University of the West Indies, Bahamas

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11:00 AM  -  11:10 AM

Introduction to Radiation Therapy

Speaker: Dr. Thomas McGowan – MD, MBA, FRCPC Medical Director & Head of Oncology The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean

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12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM

Lunch

Lunch is served to all conference participants. Please ensure that diet and allergy information is made known prior to the conference.

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1:55 PM  -  2:10 PM

Radiotherapy for Emergencies and Benign Conditions

Speaker: Dr. Thomas McGowan – MD, MBA, FRCPC; Managing/Medical Director; Head of Oncology Department TCCB & TCCEC

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1:15 PM  -  1:55 PM

Colorectal Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Joey John – MD, FACS; Surgeon Medical Surgical Associates

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2:10 PM  -  2:20 PM

Coffee Break

Go ahead and stretch your legs during this short coffee break.

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2:20 PM  -  3:00 PM

An Introduction to Chemotherapy in 2016

Speaker: Dr. Kamalendu Malaker – MD, PhD (Lond); Professor of Oncology, Clinical & Community Medicine Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica

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2:50 PM  -  3:30 PM

Ethics in Oncology

Speaker: Dr. Derrick Aarons – MB, BS(UWI), MSc. (Bioethics), PhD. (McGill); Ethicist – Planning & Research Caribbean Public Health Agency

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3:40 PM  -  3:50 PM
3:50 PM  -  4:30 PM

Reception

Mix and mingle with the other conference attendees.

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