2018 agenda

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 – Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver

14:30 – 18:00 TLC- Training in Lung Cancer -Meeting for Resident and Fellows
Chairs: Dr. Randeep Sangha and Dr. Devin Schellenberg
14:30 – 14:40 Welcome and Introductions Emerald Ballroom
14:40 – 15:40 Rad Onc Break Out – Chair: Dr. Devin Schellenberg Emerald Ballroom C
 14:40 – 15:10  A review of Dual (and Tri) Modality for Lung Cancer – Dr. Daniel Glick
 15:10 – 15:30  How to Effectively Transition from Resident to Staff Radiation Oncology – Drs.Kimmen Quan, Suzanne Drodge and Alex Sun
 15:30 – 15:40

How to Launch Successful Collaborative Research Projects – Dr. Alex Louie

14:40 – 15:40 Med Onc Break Out Session – Dr. Randeep Sangha
Emerald Ballroom AB
14:40 – 14:55 SCLC and Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumours: 2018 Update – Dr. Suneil Khanna
14:55 – 15:00 Questions & Answers
15:00 – 15:15 Stage III NSCLC (Medical Oncology Edition): 2 Cases in 15 minutes – Dr. Nancy Nixon
15:15 – 15:20 Questions & Answers
15:20 – 15:35 Hallmarks of Happiness: Optimizing Oncologist Wellbeing – Dr. Anil Abraham Joy
15:35 – 15:40 Questions & Answers
15:40 – 15:55 Break
15:55 – 17:00 Combined Sessions Emerald Ballroom AB
15:55 – 16:15 Barriers to Running Clinical Trials- Dr. Alex Louie
16:15 – 17:00 Avoiding Bias and Ethics of Medicine- Dr. Pat Croskerry
17:00 – 18:00 TLC Resident’s Wine and Cheese Emerald Ballroom AB
18:00 Canadian Lung Cancer Conference Opening Dinner
(Open to registered delegates only)

Friday, February 9, 2018 – Fairmont Pacific Rim, Star Sapphire Ballroom

08:30 – 08:35 Welcome to the Canadian Lung Cancer Conference – Dr. Barbara Melosky / Dr. Cheryl Ho (BC) Star Sapphire Ballroom A & B
08:35 – 08:50 Welcome from NCIC – Dr. Glenwood Goss (ON)
Medical Oncology Session- Chair: Dr. Barb Melosky (BC)
08:50 – 09:35 Lung Cancer: Today & Tomorrow – Dr. Sanjay Popat (UK)
09:35 – 09:50 Canadian Perspective – Dr. Parneet Cheema (ON)
09:50 – 10:00 Touch pad questions and discussion
Radiation Oncology Session – Chair: Dr. Devin Schellenberg (BC)
10:00 – 10:20 Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Snake Oil- Dr. Drew Moghanaki (USA)
10:20 – 10:40 Will Advances in Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy make
Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer Obsolete? – Dr. Percy Lee (USA)
10:40 – 10:50 Touch pad questions and discussion
10:50 – 11:15 Coffee Star Sapphire Ballroom Foyer
Respiratory Session – Chair: Dr. Stephen Lam (BC)
11:15 – 11:45 Diagnosis of Small Peripheral Lung Lesions – Are navigation tools needed?

  • Pro – Dr. Felix Herth (GER)
  • Con – Dr. Noriaki Kurimoto (JPN)
Surgical Oncology Session – Chair: Dr. John Yee (BC)
 11:45 – 12:15

The Surgeon’s Role in Lung Cancer Care in the Era of Precision Medicine – Dr. David Jones (USA)

12:15 – 12:25 Touch pad questions and discussion
12:25 – 13:30 Lunch Emerald Ballroom
BREAKOUTS
Radiation Oncology – Chair: Dr. Devin Schellenberg (BC) Star Sapphire Ballroom C
13:30 – 14:15 Why We Make Bad Decisions- Dr. Pat Croskerry (NS)
14:15 – 14:35 SABR for Central Lesions – How to Fly in a No Fly Zone- Dr. Alex Louie (ON)
14:35 –14:55 Pulmonary Function and Toxicity in the Era of Personalized Radiotherapy- Dr. Houda Bahig (QC)
14:55 – 15:00 General Discussion

  • 5 min Q & A incorporated into each talk
Nursing – Chair: Bonnie Leung (BC), Leslie Markin (BC), Kelly Zibrik (BC), Dr. Martin Chasen (ON) Pearl Room
13:30 – 14:00 Nursing Research Engagement/Initiatives Dr. Maher El-Masri (ON)
14:00 – 14:30 Evaluating the Quality of Web-Based Materials/Resources- Dr. Paris Ingledew (BC)
14:30 –14:55 Providing Palliative Care/Community Support; Experiences Caring for Patients at End of Life – Leane Mathias (BC)
14:55 – 15:00 General Discussion
Medical Oncology – Chair: Dr. Diana Ionescu (BC) & Dr. Roselyn Juergens (ON) Star Sapphire Ballroom B
13:30 – 14:15 Update on Biomarkers in Immuno Oncology- Dr. Keith Kerr (SCT)
14:15 – 15:00 Imunotherapy today in NSCLC- Dr. Ross Camidge (USA)
Respiratory Session – Chair: Dr. Stephen Lam (BC) Topaz Room & Discovery Theatre
 13:30 – 15:00 Hands On Workshop – Dr. Noriaki Kurimoto (JPN)
13:30 – 15:00 Hands On Workshop – Dr. Felix Herth (GER)
Surgical Oncology – Chair: Dr. Kyle Grant (BC) Opal Room
13:45 – 14:10 Role of Surgery in the Management of Multifocal Lung Cancer – Dr. Kyle Grant (BC)
14:10 – 14:35 Pre-operative Lymph Node Evaluation – Dr. Simon Turner (AB)
14:35 – 14:50 Optimal Intra-operative Lymph Node Evaluation: An evidence based approach – Dr. Anna McGuire (BC)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break Star Sapphire Foyer
15:30 – 16:40 Debates – Chair: Dr. Xiaofu Zhu (AB) Star Sapphire Ballroom A & B
Rad Onc Debate 1 – Chair: Dr. Anand Swaminath (ON)
15:35 – 15:55 Is Whole Brain RT Dead- or is our short term memory poor and we’ve just forgotten about it?

  • Yes – WBRT is Like the Macarena, it was fun for a time but it’s now over – Dr. Jason Pantarotto (ON)
  • No – WBRT Is Like Justin Bieber – it adapts and we can’t/shouldn’t get rid of it – Dr. Zsolt Gabos (AB)
  • Touch pad vote and discussion
Debate 2 – Chair: Dr. Annick Wong (QC)
15:55 – 16:20

Are all PD-1 Monoclonal antibodies equally efficacious in advanced NSCLC:

  • Yes – Dr. Penelope Bradbury (ON)
  • No – Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price (ON)
Med Onc – Debate 3 – Chair: Dr. Desiree Hao (AB)
16:20 – 16:40 Osimertinib First line vs Second line T790

  • First Line: Dr. Peter Ellis (ON)
  • Second Line: Dr. Barbara Melosky (BC)
  • Touch pad vote and discussion
16:40 – 16:50 Betty Rice Award Presentation– Dr. Stephen Lam (BC)
16:50 – 17:00 Lifetime Achievement Award- Presented by Dr. Frances Shepherd (ON)
17:00 Closing Remarks – Dr. Barbara Melosky (BC)
18:30 Canadian Lung Cancer Conference Closing Dinner- Italian Kitchen- Burrard Street
(Open to registered delegates only)