Vancouver 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 closed. Thank you to everyone who participated.

When: Friday, May 4, 2018 | 8:30am - 12:30pm
Royal Columbian Hospital
330 E Columbia St, New Westminster
Sherbrooke Lounge, Main Floor

Topics and Speakers include:

Welcome & What’s New from Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
 

Radiation Therapy in the Management of Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours
Dr. Hany Soliman | Radiation Oncologist | Department of Radiation Oncology | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre| Toronto, ON

Learning Objectives:

  • Highlight advances in radiation therapy and how it has improved treatment
  • Discuss modern management of brain metastases with case examples
  • 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 Margaret Ng: Margaret was diagnosed at the age of 33 with an oligoastrocytoma (grade III) and will share her personal story of how nutrition supported her healing journey.
 

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Event Details

  • Registration will close on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST. Walk ups welcome!
  • If you cannot attend, please let Janic know at your earliest convenience.
  • 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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