Best of ASCO® Vancouver 2024

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Event Type: In-Person
Conference Venue: Hyatt Vancouver | Vancouver, BC
Address:
655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
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OncologyEducation’s Best of ASCO® Vancouver 2024 Conference is licensed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology® and will be an all-day event on June 20, 2024.

Chaired by Dr. Sharlene Gill and Dr. Nancy Nixon, the Best of ASCO® Vancouver Conference provides oncologists and medical professionals with an expert summary of the most significant research advances, groundbreaking insights, and clinically relevant abstracts presented at the 2024 ASCO® Annual Meeting.
With expert-led sessions focused on multiple cancer types, you’ll learn the latest therapy approaches to enhance your clinical practice and improve patient outcomes.

The Best of ASCO® 2024 Vancouver faculty will draw from some of Western Canada’s most influential oncologists.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the most significant treatment advances presented at the 2024 ASCO® Annual Meeting.
  2. Describe the current standard of care for key malignancies.
  3. Discuss the current controversies in the management of specific cancers.

Scientific Agenda

Click below to learn more about the scheduled presentations and incredible speaker lineup at the Best of ASCO® Vancouver Conference 2024.

Meet the Best of ASCO® Vancouver 2024 Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Sharlene Gill

Dr. Sharlene Gill
MD, MPH, MBA, FASCO
Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia and Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer

Dr. Gill is a Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies at BC Cancer – Vancouver. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy and an MD from the University of British Columbia in 1996 followed by residencies in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Gill subsequently completed a fellowship in Gl Oncology at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) and a Master’s of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. In 2017, she completed an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina. She is actively engaged in education and research, with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters to her credit. Dr. Gill currently serves as the Chair of the Canadian Clinical Trials Group (CCTG) GI Disease Site Committee, and is President-Elect for the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists.

Dr. Nancy Nixon

Dr. Nancy Nixon
MD
Medical Oncologist, Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Dr. Nancy Nixon completed her internal medicine and medical oncology specialization training in Calgary, finishing in 2016. In 2017, Dr. Nixon completed a clinical and research fellowship in breast cancer under the supervision of Dr. Sunil Verma. She is currently a full time medical oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary.Since 2019 she has been the Southern
Alberta Tumour Team Lead for medical oncology. In 2017 she received
an Early Career Research Program Award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research, and was featured 1n the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s LEAP magazine for her research focusing on patient priorities 1n cancer research. Dr. Nixon 1s also involved with translational research studies at the University of Calgary examining biomarkers for tumour response to treatment and immune therapies.

Registration for Healthcare professionals can be completed above. Industry representatives (both sponsor and non-sponsor) must contact Kelly Allan at [email protected] for registration and sponsorship opportunities. Industry registrations will not be accepted through the website.

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​For sponsorship-related inquiries, please contact Bernadette Gregoris at [email protected].

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