Schedule

April 13, 2018

Calgary HCP Symposium 2018

This half-day symposium provides the opportunity to network, learn and share knowledge and expertise in the field of brain tumours (neuroscience and neuro-oncology) with a focus on cross-disciplinary learning.

Registration is now open. Seats are limited. Register by April 6, 2018 please.

When: Friday, April 13, 2018 | 8:30am - 12:30pm
Mount Royal University
Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning
Ross Glen Hall (Room EC 1060), 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Please see parking information.

Topics and Speakers include:

Welcome and What's New from Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases: Aggressive Care Through Non-Invasive Means
Dr. Sten Myerhaug | Radiation Oncologist | Department of Radiation Oncology | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre| Toronto, ON

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss treatment modalities
  • Review on-going clinical trials as they relate to management of brain metastases
  • Review current literature on brain metastases management
     

Dancing (or not) On Your Patient’s Dance Floor
Meina Dubetz | Registered Nurse | Department of Radiation Therapy | Tom Baker Cancer Centre  | Calgary, AB

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explore boundaries of professional relationships
  • Develop your own care plan
  • Personal leadership and self-care
     

Personal Story presented by Courtney WilloughbyCourtney was diagnosed with a hypothalamic glioma at the age of 13 and will share her personal story of courage, optimism and hope. 
 

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Event Details

  • Space is limited to 50 seats
  • There is no charge for this Symposium
  • Breakfast and light refreshments and beverages are available during breaks.  

You can forward any questions and recommend topics or speakers to:

Janic Gorayeb 
Senior Health Information Specialist 
jgorayeb@braintumour.ca 
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233

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