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Dr. Scott Berry BSc, MD, MHSc, FRCPC 
Dr. Berry is a medical oncologist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He completed his general medical training and medical oncology training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Berry is an active participant in clinical research at the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) Clinical Trials Group and the North American Intergroup. He has been involved in important international trials in colorectal cancer that have been published in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Annals of Oncology. Dr. Berry has also authored several prostate and colorectal cancer guidelines for the Cancer Care Ontario Program in Evidence Based Care and chaired national consensus guideline meetings for the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada.


Dr. Berry also loves teaching and holds several leadership positions in education. He has won several teaching awards including the University of Toronto Division of Medical Oncology Education Award. He chairs the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialty Committee for Medical Oncology. He is the Program Director for the Medical Oncology Training Program at the University of Toronto and Co-Medical Director of www.OncologyEducation.com.

His other academic interests are the bioethical issues surrounding the care of people with cancer, in particular the ethical issues surrounding funding new and expensive cancer medications. Dr. Berry holds a master's degree in bioethics from the University of Toronto. He has also served on the ASCO Ethics Committee and is the ethics advisor to the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review and the NCIC Data Safety Monitoring Committee.

Areas of specialization: Colorectal cancer, GI cancers, medical education, bioethics of cancer care

 

Dr. Sunil Verma MD, MSED, FRCPC 
Dr. Verma is a Professor and Head of the Department of Oncology at the University of Calgary. He is also the Medical Director of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. He completed his medical degree and postgraduate training in internal medicine and medical oncology at the University of Alberta in Canada. Dr. Verma also completed a fellowship in breast cancer at the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Medical Education at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Verma is internationally recognized for his research and education leadership in breast cancer. His research interests include developing novel therapies for breast cancer, reducing toxicities associated with systemic treatment and medical education. He is the principal investigator for many trials in breast cancer including a number of practice changing Phase III trials in breast cancer. His work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer. He has led and created numerous innovative educational projects in oncology and has won several teaching and mentoring awards.

Areas of specialization: Breast cancer, lung cancer, development of novel therapies, medical education

 

 

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