Oncology Continuing Education

University of Toronto

Oncology Continuing Education

University of Toronto

Oncology Continuing Education Rounds

Held the 3rd Friday of each month (with some exceptions) from 8:00-9:00am September through November, and January through June. This educational event is approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1 credit per rounds).

2019 Dates

November 15, 2019

Speaker: TBA
Title: TBA
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

October 18, 2019

Speaker: Jordan Feld, Phelan Chair in Translational Liver Research, Toronto General Hospital
Title: Formal title TBA
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

September 20, 2019

Speaker: Jenny Lau, Palliative Medicine, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: Opioid-related Harms in Palliative Care (formal title TBA)
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

Summer 2019 - No rounds (July and August)

June 21, 2019

Speaker: Heidi Schmidt, Interim Radiologist-in-Chief (JDMI), Department of Medical Imaging, Women's College Hospital
Title: LDCT Lung Cancer Screening - Let's Get Ready!
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 17, 2019

Speaker: Srikala Sridhar, Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Toronto
Title: The Rapidly Changing Landscape in the Management of Bladder Cancer in 2019
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 12, 2019

Speakers: Gary Rodin (Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto), Madeline Li (Clinician Scientist, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre), and Rebecca Wong (Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto)
Title: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD): Implications for Oncology
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 2019 - No rounds (March break)

February 15, 2019

Speaker: Marcus Butler, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Cell Therapy for Solid Tumours
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 18, 2019

Speaker: Warren Mason, Medical Director, Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre/Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto/Kirchmann Family Chair in Neuro-oncology Research
Title: Advances in the Molecular Classification of Brain Tumours: Implications for patient management
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2018 Dates

November 16, 2018

Speaker: Marc de Perrot, Division of Thoracic Surgery, John Cho, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Penelope Bradbury, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Management of Mesothelioma: Current and Future Perspectives 
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 2018 - No rounds

September 21, 2018

Speaker: Coleman Rotstein, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto
Title: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (PJP) Prevention in Oncology - Who, When, and What?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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Summer 2018 - No rounds (July and August)

June 15, 2018

Speaker: James Brierley, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Title: AJCC and UICC TNM, an Introduction to the 8th Edition: Controversies and future directions
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 18, 2018

Speaker: Ronald Burkes, Medical Oncologist, Mount Sinai Hospital/Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Gonzalo Sapisochin Cantis, Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto
Title: The Multidisciplinary Management of Metastatic Colorectal Liver Metastases: The role of liver transplant
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 20, 2018

Speaker: Eitan Amir, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Biosimilars: Oncology and Beyond
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 2018 - No rounds (March break)

February 16, 2018

Speaker: Arjun Sahgal, Deputy Chief, Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Title: Radiosurgery and the Paradigm Shift in the Management of Brain Metastases Away from Whole Brain Radiation
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 19, 2018

Speaker: Natasha Leighl, Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: Time to Abandon the RCT? Canada's barriers to a precision approach in lung cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2017 Dates

November 17, 2017

Speaker: Geoffrey Liu, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Title: Its ALK Crazy: The rapidly changing therapeutic face of ALK positive lung cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 20, 2017

CANCELLED

September 15, 2017 (rescheduled from January 2017)

Speaker: David Hogg, Site Leader, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: New Therapies for Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 16, 2017

Speaker: John Kim, Staff Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital
Working Title: Anal Canal Cancer: A Changing Paradigm of GI Pelvic Radiotherapy
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 19, 2017

Speaker: David Warr, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Working Title: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Is it Still a Problem and Why?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 21, 2017

Speakers: Jennifer Knox (Department of Medicine, University of Toronto) and Laura Dawson (Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto)
Working Title: Combined Modality Care for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: New Hope
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 2017 - no rounds (March break)

February 17, 2017

Speaker: Lillian Siu, Staff Physician, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: Changing Landscape in Phase I Cancer Clinical Trials
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 20, 2017 (CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS - WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR LATER IN YEAR)

Speaker: David Hogg, Site Leader, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: New Therapies for Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

2016 Dates

November 18, 2016

Speaker: John Waldron, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Title: Evolution of the Management of Oropharyngeal Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 21, 2016

Speaker: Kathy Pritchard, Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Title: The Oxford Overview of Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: What's New
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 16, 2016

Speaker: Eugene Chang, University Health Network
Title: Cancer Rehabilitation: The Role of the Physiatrist in Oncology Care
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 17, 2016

Speaker: Penelope Bradbury, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Systemic Therapy Advances for Pleural Mesothelioma
Location: Toronto General Hospital, R.F. Elliott Wing Room 4S-436, 190 Elizabeth St. (Map)

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May 20, 2016

Speaker: Marcus Butler, Division of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: Engineering Better Anti-Tumour Immune Responses
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 15, 2016

Speaker: Camilla Zimmermann, Head of Palliative Care Services, University Health Network
Title: Early Palliative Care: Why and How?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 2016 - no rounds - March break

February 19, 2016

Speaker: Raymond Kim, Litwin Family Centre in Genetic Medicine, University Health Network
Title: Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The Next Generation
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 15, 2016

Speaker: Jordan Feld, Francis Family Liver Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital
Title: Curing Hep C: Implications for Oncology
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2015 Dates

November 20, 2015

Speaker: Heidi Roberts, Professor of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Lung Cancer Screening in Ontario: What to Expect for 2016
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 16, 2015

Speaker: Anthony Fyles, Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Molecular Subtypes for Prediction of Breast Cancer Radiation Response
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 18, 2015

Speaker: Paul Wheatley-Price, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Title: The Advantages of Community: How We Work Better in Partnership
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 19, 2015

Speaker: Neesha Dhani, Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: Precision Medicine for Pancreatic Cancer: A Quest for Needles in the Haystack
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 15, 2015

Speaker: Arjun Sahgal, Clinician Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Title: SBRT to Spine and Non-Spine Bones: Rationale and Current Status
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 17, 2015 - no rounds

March 2015 - no rounds - March break

February 20, 2015

Speaker: Scott Berry, University of Toronto Medical Oncology Training Program, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Title: Is Less Chemotherapy More? Chemotherapy Strategies for the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 16, 2015

Speaker: Michael Milosevic, Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Title: How Technological Changes have Revolutionized Management of Gynaecological Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2014 Dates

November 21, 2014

Speaker: Lee Krug, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York City, NY
Title: New Approaches for Treating Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 17, 2014

Speaker: David Warr
Title: Supportive Care is More Than Just Palliative Care
Location (New for October only): Toronto General Hospital, R.F. Elliott Wing Room 4S-436, 190 Elizabeth Street

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September 19, 2014

Speaker: Narinder Paul, Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network
Title: Thoracic Imaging for Oncology Patients: Past, Present, Future
Location (New for September only): Toronto General Hospital, R.F. Elliott Wing Room 3S-439, 190 Elizabeth Street

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June 20, 2014

Speaker: Shabbir Alibhai, Division of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Toronto General Hospital
Title: 2014 Update on Geriatric Oncology for Aging Oncologists
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 16, 2014

Speaker: Monika Krzyzanowska, Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Optimizing the Quality of Systemic Therapy in Oncology
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 11, 2014

Speaker: Christopher Booth, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre
Title: Cancer Care and Outcomes in the Real World: Are We Achieving the Achievable?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 21, 2014

Speaker: Rebecca Wong, Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Oligometastases and Stereotactic Radiotherapy - Who Would Benefit?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 17, 2014

Speaker: Michael Crump, Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Primary Treatment of Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Maintaining Balance
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2013 Dates

December 13, 2013

Speaker: Laura Dawson, Department of Radiology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Radiation Therapy for Liver Cancer: Ready for Prime Time?
Location: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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November 15, 2013

Speaker: Philippe Bedard, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Molecular Profiling of Advanced Solid Tumours
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 18, 2013

Speaker: Caroline Chung, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Title: Changing Landscape in the Management of Brain Metastases
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 20, 2013

Speakers: Kelvin Chan (Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre), Allan Grill (Chair, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care Committee to Evaluate Drugs)
Title: pCODR to CED: A guide to cancer drug funding ecision making in Ontario
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 17, 2013

Speakers: Marcus Bernardini, Antonio Finelli, and Kazu Yasufuku, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital
Title: Robotics in Surgical Oncology
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 19, 2013

Speaker: Lillian Siu, MD FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: Personalized Cancer Medicine: No Longer Just Buzzwords
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 15, 2013

Speaker: Camilla Zimmermann, MDCM PhD FRCPC
Medical Director, Lederman Palliative Care Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Early Palliative Care: Benefits and Barriers
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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January 18, 2013

Speaker: Suresh Senan, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Title: Follow-up after Curative Therapy for an Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: New insights from the surgical and stereotactic radiotherapy literature
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 15, 2013

Speaker: Camilla Zimmermann, MDCM FRCPC PhD
Head, Palliative Care Services, University Health Network
Medical Director, Lederman Palliative Care Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Early Palliative Care: Benefits and Barriers
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 22, 2013 - NO ROUNDS (MARCH BREAK)

April 19, 2013

Speaker: Lilian Siu, MD FRCPC
Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Title: Personalized Medicine
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 17, 2013

Speakers: Marcus Bernardini, MD MSc FRCSC (Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Princess Margaret
Hospital), Antonio Finelli, MD MSc FRCSC (Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital), and Kazuhiro Yasufuku, MD PhD (Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital)
Title: Robotics in Surgical Oncology
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 21, 2013

Speaker: Helen MacKay, MD
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Gynaecological Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

September 20, 2013

Speaker: Kelvin Chan MD, Department of Medicine,University of Toronto, and Allan Grill MD, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Title: A Guide to Cancer Drug Funding Decision Making in Ontario
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

October 18, 2013 - TBA

November 15, 2013

Speaker: Philippe Bedard, MD FRCPC, Department of Medicine,University of Toronto
Title: Molecular Profiling of Advanced Solid Tumours
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

2012 Dates

January 20, 2012

Speaker: Alex Spyropoulos, MD
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Wilmot Cancer Centre, School of Medicine, Rochester University
Title: Risk Assessment Models for Optimal Thromboprophylaxis in Medical Patients
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 17, 2012

Speaker: Brian O'Sullivan, MD, FRCPC
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Program
Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Title: Dealing with the Current Epidemic of HPV-driven Oropharyngeal Cancer: Were We Asleep at the Switch?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 20, 2012

Speaker: David Warr, MD FRCPC
Department of Medical Oncology
Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Title: Chemotherapy-Induced Emesis: Are We Doing Our Best?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 18, 2012

Speaker: Kathleen Pritchard, MD FRCPC
Co-chair, Breast Cancer site group for NCIC Clinical Trials Group
Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Title: The EBCTCG (Early Breast Cancer Trialist’s Collaborative Group) Overview: Is it still relevant in 2012?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 15, 2012

Speaker: David Hogg, MD FRCPC
Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Faculty of Medicine,University of Toronto
Title: The Occasional Melanoma Oncologist
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 7, 2012

Speaker: Tony Mok MD
Department of Clinical Oncology
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title: A Personal Path in Personalized Medicine
Location: 
Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 21, 2012

Speaker: Anthony Joshua, MBBS
Department of Medical Oncology
Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Title: Prostate Cancer: Looking over the Horizon
Location: 
Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 19, 2012

Speaker: Richard Kim, MD FRCPC
Director, Centre for Clinical Investigation & Therapeutics
Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario
Title: Personalized Medicine for Oncology Patients
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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December 14, 2012  - POSTPONED

Speaker: Phillipe Bedard, MD FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine,University of Toronto
Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Molecular Profiling of Advanced Solid Tumours
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2011 Dates

January 21, 2011

Speaker: James Downar, MD(CM) FRCPC
Palliative Care and Intensive Care Medicine,
University Health Network/Toronto East General Hospital
Title: Why is DNR a Four-Letter Word? Resuscitation and life support for patients with advanced cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 18, 2011

Speaker: Pamela Catton, MD FRCPC
Title: Survivorship @ PMH: Empowerment, Integration and Coordination
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 25, 2011

Speaker: William Pao MD, PhD
GOLDENBERG MEMORIAL LECTURER
Associate Professor of Medicine, Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research
Director, Personalized Cancer Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Title: Next Generation Cancer Medicine
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 15, 2011

Speaker: Elaine Jaffe, MD
Head, Hematopathology Section, Centre for Cancer Research,
National Institute of Health (NIH), Maryland USA
Title: WHO Lymphoma
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 20, 2011

Speaker: Brian Rini MD
Department of Solid Tumour Oncology
The Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
Title: New Advances in the Treatment of Advanced RCC
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 17, 2011

Speaker: Ivan Silver MD MEd FRCPC
Vice-Dean, Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine,University of Toronto
Title: Enhancing Your Lifelong Learning to Support Your Practice and Teaching
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 16, 2011

Speaker: Heidi Roberts MD FRCPC
Site Director - Medical Imaging, Women's College Hospital
Professor of Radiology, University of Toronto
Title: Screening for Lung Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 21, 2011

Speaker: Jack Holland MD FRCP FRCPC
Chair, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB)
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Title: The Ethics of Cancer Research
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2010 Dates

January 15, 2010

Speaker: Frances Shepherd, MD, FRCPC
Division of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Predictive Markers for EGFR Therapy
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 19, 2010

Speaker: James Tulsky, MD
Centre for Palliative Care, Duke University Medical Centre
Title: Good Communication is Not Magic: An Empirical Approach to Talking With Cancer Patients
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 26, 2010

Speaker: Robert Kerbel, MD
Division of Molecular & Cellular Biology Research, Sunnybrook
Title: Contrasting Impact of Antiangiogenic Drugs (antibodies vs TKIs) and Metronomic Chemotherapy on Early Stage or Advanced Metastatic Cancers

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 16, 2010

Speaker: Andrea Bezjak, MD FRCPC
Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: SBRT (Stereotactic body radiotherapy) - the Hype and the Promise
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 21, 2010

Speaker: Ron Burkes, MD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist Mount Sinai Hospital
Title: Colon Cancer and Management of Liver Metastases: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 18, 2010

Speaker: Benjamin Neel, MD
Director, Ontario Cancer Institute
Title: Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in Human Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 17, 2010

Speaker: Ian Tannock, MD PhD DSc
Daniel E. Bergsagel Professor of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital/University of Toronto
Title: Management of Prostate Cancer (and why I refuse to know my own PSA)
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 15, 2010

Speaker: Jordan Feld, MD MPH
Toronto Western Hospital Liver Centre/McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health
Title: Chemotherapy-Related Hepatitis B Reactivation: Can We Do Better?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

November 19, 2010

Speaker: David Warr, MD FRCPC
Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Chemo Induced Emesis: Are antiemetic guidelines consistent with the science?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital, Room #7-605, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2009 Dates

January 16, 2009

Speaker: Bill Brien, MD, FRCPC
University Health Network/Toronto Medical Laboratories
Title: Cancer and Venous Thromboembolism
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 20, 2009

Speaker: Martin Blackstein, MD
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Title: The GIST Of The Story Of GIST. An Examination Of The Events Of 10 Years Which Lead To An Untreatable Cancer Becoming Curable
Location: Room #7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 20, 2009

Speaker: Peter Anglin, MD
Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: Expensive Cancer Drugs, Ontario, and Canadian Patients: What does "unfunded drug" really mean?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 17, 2009

Speaker: Michael Crump, MD FRCPC
Department of Medical Hematology-Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Title: Cure and Late Effects in Hodgkin Lymphoma
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 15, 2009

Speaker: Gabriel Hortobagyi, MD FACP
M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas
Title: Clinical Application of Gene-Profiling Systems in Breast Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 19, 2009

Speaker: Lillian Sung, MD
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Title: Infections in Pediatric AML: What Have We Learned?
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 18, 2009

Speaker: Eric Chen, MD
University Health Network
Title: Targeting EGFR in Colorectal Cancer
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 16, 2009

Speaker: George Dranitsaris, MPharm
Statistical Consultant, Princess Margaret Hospital
Title: The Development of Prediction Models in Oncology to Optimize Drug Efficacy and Minimize Toxicity
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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November 20, 2009

Speaker: John Dipersio, MD - annual Goldenberg Basic Sciences Lecturer
Chief, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis
Title: Mobilization of Normal and Leukemic Stem Cells
Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2008 Dates

January 18, 2008

Speaker: Camille Zimmermann, MD, FRCPC

Medical Director, Lederman Palliative Care Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital

Title: Outpatient Palliative Care: Oxymoron or Innovation?

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 15, 2008

Speaker: Hans Messner, MD

University Health Network/Princess Margaret Hospital

Title: Current Status of Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplants in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Location: Room #7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 28, 2008

Speaker: David Malkin, MD FRCPC

Co-Director, Cancer Genetics Program, Hospital for Sick Children

Title: SNPs, Chips and Telomere Tips: New Genetic Models of Cancer Predisposition

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 18, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Michael Jewett, Dr. Jennifer Knox

University Health Network

Title: New Trends in the Management of Kidney Cancer

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 16, 2008

Speaker: Shabbir Alibhai, MD FRCPC, Departments of Medicine/Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Title: Will You Still Screen Me, Will You Still Treat Me, When I'm 64? How About 84? (A Brief Tour of the Wonderful World of Geriatric Oncology)

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 20, 2008

Speaker: Coleman Rotstein, MD FRCPC FACP, Division of Infectious Diseases, McMaster University

Title: Update on the Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections for the Oncologist

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 19, 2008

Speaker: Patricia Shaw MD FRCPC, University Health Network

Title: Tumour Bio-Banks: The Past, Present, and Future

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 17, 2008

Speaker: Annual PMH Meeting

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

November 21, 2008

Speaker: Carlos L. Arteaga, MD [ Goldenberg Lecturer ], Vanderbilt Breast Cancer Program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Title: Mechanisms of Action and Resistance of HER2-Targeted Therapies in Breast Cancer: Clinical Implications

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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December 19, 2008

Speaker: Geoffrey Liu, MD, MSc, University Health Network/Princess Margaret Hospital

Title: Pharmacogenetics of Upper Aerodigestive Tract

Location: Princess Margaret Hospital Auditorium, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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2007 Dates

January 19, 2007

Speaker: Frances Shepherd, MD, FRCPC,Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Division of Hematology-Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network

Title: Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Comes of Age

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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February 16, 2007

Speaker: Tim Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Supportive Director, Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton

Title: Decision Aids in Oncology: A Model for Health Services Research

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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March 16, 2007

Speaker: Ming Tsao, MD FRCPC, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network

Title: Molecular Diagnosis in Treatment of Lung Cancer

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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April 20, 2007

Speaker: Mary Gospodarowicz, MD FRCPC FRCR, Chief, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network

Title: Lymphoma

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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May 18, 2007

Speakers: Warren Mason, MD PhD, Clinical Studies Resource Centre, Ontario Cancer Institute, and Normand
Laperriere, MD FRCPC, Central Nervous System Site Group Leader, University Health Network

Title: Update on the Role of Temozolomide and Pseudoprogression in Gliomas

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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June 15, 2007

Speaker: David Jaffray MD, Head, Physics Department, Princess Margaret Hospital

Title: Retooling Radiation Oncology

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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September 21, 2007

Speaker: Mark Clemons, MD, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network

Title: The Latest is the Greatest? Future directions in the management of patients with bone metastases from breast cancer

Location: 6th Floor Auditorium, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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October 19, 2007

Speaker: Ian Quirt, MD, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital

Title: The Safe Use of Erythropoietin in Oncology Patients

Location: 6th floor lecture theatre, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto

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December 14, 2007

Speakers: Juanita Crook, MD FRCPC and Charles Catton, MD FRCPC, Professors of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network

Title: Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Inside and Out

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto


2006 Dates

January 20, 2006

Speaker: Harvey Schipper, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Title: Bringing Science to the Bedside: What it Takes to Commercialize

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University
Avenue

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February 17, 2006

Speaker: Charles Balch, MD, CEO, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Title: Successes and Failures in the Management of Melanoma

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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March 17, 2006

Speaker:
Steven Gallinger, MD, FRCSC, Researcher, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Title: Translational GI Cancer Genetics

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University
Avenue

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April 21, 2006

Speaker:
Lawrence Einhorn, MD,Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Lance Armstrong Foundations, Professor of Oncology, Indiana University Medical Centre

Title: Testicular Cancer: A Model for a Curable Neoplasm

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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May 19, 2006

Speaker:
Charles Erlichman, MD, FACP, FRCPC, Chair, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Centre

Title: Implications of Bench and Bedside Studies for Therapy directed at HSP90

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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June 16, 2006

Speaker: Harvey Schipper, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Title: Bringing Science to the Bedside: What it Takes to Commercialize

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

Note: These rounds are re-scheduled from January 2006

 

September 15, 2006

Speaker: Linda Elting, MD, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics - University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre

Title: Outcomes of Febrile Neutropenia: Comparison of Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy

Location: Room #7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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October 20, 2006

Speaker: Martin R. Chasen, MBChB FCP(SA), Clinical Director, Cancer Nutrition-Rehabilitation Program, Department of Oncology, McGill University

Title: Cancer Nutrition and Rehabilitation - It Does Make a Difference

Location: Room #7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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November 17, 2006

Speaker: 4th Annual Goldenberg Lecture - Robert Lowsky MD, Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Stanford University

Title: Total Lymphoid Irradiation and Anti-Thymocyte Globulin for Tolerance Induction and Protection from Graft-versus-Host Disease

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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December 15, 2006

Speaker: Rob Bristow, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Researcher, Division of Applied Molecular Oncology, Ontario Cancer Institute

Title: DNA Repair and Prostate Cancer Progression: New Targets and New Therapies

Location: Room 7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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2005 Dates

January 21, 2005

Speaker:
Andrea Bezjak, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital; Associate Professor, Dept of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto

Title: The Secrets of Our Success: Quality of Life Assessment in NCIC Clinical Trials

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital,
600 University Avenue

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February 18, 2005

Speaker: John Kirkwood, MD, Director, Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Title: Melanoma: Adjuvant Therapy from IFN to Vaccines

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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March 18, 2005

Speaker: Roy Patchell, MD, Chief of Neuro-Oncology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky

Title: New Developments in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Compression Caused by Metastatic Cancer

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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May 20, 2005

Speaker:
Neil MacDonald, MD, CM, FRCPC, FRCP(Edin), LLD, Director, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Program, Department of Oncology, McGill University

Title: A Focus on Cancer Cachexia Anorexia

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 UniversityAvenue

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June 17, 2005

Speaker: Glenwood Goss, MD, BCh, FCP, FRCPC, Head, Medical Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre

Title: Update on Targeted Therapy in NSCLC

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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October 21, 2005

Place: Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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November 18, 2005

Speaker: Third Annual Goldenberg Lecture - Stan Riddell, MD, Associate Program Head, Program in Immunology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, Washington

Title: Molecules and Mechanisms of the Graft versus Leukemia Effect

Location: 18th Floor Auditorium, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue

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December 16, 2005

Speaker: Rob Bristow, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Clinician-Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute and Princess Margaret Hospital (University Health Network); Departments of Radiation Oncology and Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto

Title: DNA Repair and Prostate Cancer Progression: New Targets and New Therapies

Location: Room #7-605, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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2004 Dates

January 16, 2004

Speaker:
David Warr, MD, FRCPC,Medical Oncologist, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital,

Title: Should NK1 Receptor Antagonists Become Part of Standard Antiemetic Therapy?

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by videoconference)

February 20, 2004
Speaker: Ian Tannock, MD, PhD, FRCPC,  Staff Physician, Princess Margaret Hospital; Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute

Title: From Evidence-based Medicine to Clinical Practice -- Not Always Straightforward

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by videoconference)

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March 19, 2004
Speaker: Robert A. Phillips, PhD, President and CEO, Ontario Cancer Research Network

Title: Ontario Cancer Research Network: The challenge of commercialization as a driver for clinical investigation

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue,

Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by videoconference)

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April 16, 2004
Speaker: Donald E. Low, MD, FRCPC, Microbiologist-in-Chief, Toronto Medical Laboratories/Mount Sinai Hospital

and

Dr. Allison McGeer, MD, FRCPC Microbiologist, Director of Infection Control, Mount Sinai Hospital,

Title: Lessons from SARS

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by videoconference)

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May 7, 2004

Combined Hematology/OCE City-Wide Rounds

Speaker: Robert Twycross, DM, FRCP, FRCR, Emeritus Reader in Palliative Medicine, Oxford University

Title: What Can Palliative Care Offer Hematological Oncology?

Location: 6th floor Auditorium, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

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May 21, 2004

Speaker: Adrian Harris, BSc Hons, MB, ChB, MA, DPhil, FRCP, Director, Cancer Research UK, Oxford Cancer Centre, Medical Oncology Unit,
Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Title: Pharmacodynamic Monitoring in New Drug Development and Phase I Trials

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue

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June 18, 2004

Speaker: Kathleen I. Pritchard, MD, FRCPC Head, Clinical Trials & Epidemiology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre

Title: Breast Cancer Trials Research in the NCIC Clinical Trials Group: Achievements, Activities, and Plans for the Future

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by videoconference)

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October 15, 2004

Speaker: Marko Simunovic, MD, MPH, FRCPC General Surgery/Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton - Assistant Professor, Department of
Surgery, McMaster University

Title: A Surgical Knowledge Translation Strategy: The Quality Initiative in Rectal Cancer Trial

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by

videoconference)

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November 19, 2004

Speaker: Second Annual Goldenberg Lecture - Gordon Mills, MD, PhD Professor and Chair, Molecular Therapeutics, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Title: The Genomics of Ovarian Cancer: Identification of New Targets for Therapy

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by
videoconference)

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December 17, 2004

Speaker: Jennifer Blake, MD Head of Women's Health and Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UofT Clinic, Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Title: HRT Post-WHI: What is Safe?

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue/Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Shumak CEO Boardroom (by
videoconference)

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