CARE Fall Update in Oncology 2016

What follows is an update on the programs the CARE Oncology faculty has developed in the last quarter of 2016, as well as upcoming CARE events.

Latest CARE Initiatives in Oncology

CARE Perspectives on ESMO 2016

The CARE Oncology Faculty met at ESMO (Copenhagen, Denmark – October 7-11), and produced the CARE Perspectives on ESMO 2016 Conference report, featuring the highlights. This report was led by Drs. Denis Soulières, Christian Kollmannsberger, and Daniel Rayson.


Upcoming CARE Events in Oncology

CARE Congress on SEBs/Biosimilars

This congress will be led by a panel of multiple CARE faculty in the field of gastroenterology, oncology, hematology and rheumatology. The CARE faculty will facilitate a speaker line up that will include clinicians, nurses, hospital pharmacists, health Canada, ethicists, medical legal, patient advocacy groups and payers to share their understanding and position regarding the integration of SEBs in the Canadian healthcare system.

The congress will be open to a diverse audience of multiple specialties including but not limited to hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, respirology, and dermatology. This audience will be comprised of physicians, patient’s groups, pharmacists, nurses, payers, members of government and sponsoring industry. 

CORE at CLCCO 2017

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Time: 2:30 - 6:00 pm 

Location: Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel
1038 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 0B9

The CORE (Canadian Oncology Resident Education) program is open to all residents/fellows.  In order to attend this free CORE event you must be registered for the main CLCCO 2017 conference
(click here to register for the main conference). 

Intent: Provide residents/fellows from across Canada an opportunity to gather, discuss and address gaps in knowledge in regards to important issues in lung cancer.

Stay tuned for more CARE initiatives in Oncology:

·       SABCS 2016 (December 6-10, 2016 - San Antonio, TX)

·       ASCO GI 2017 (January 19-21, 2017 - San Francisco, CA)

·       ASCO GU 2017 (February 16-18, 2017 - Orlando, FL)