OncologyEducation is proud to present the Best of GU & GI Cancers Summit, chaired by Dr. Scott Berry and Dr. Srikala Sridhar. This digital event will take place on Friday, April 16, 2021.
The focus of this meeting will be to provide medical oncologists with a summary of the most significant treatment advances in Genitourinary and Gastrointestinal malignancies presented at major international events in 2020 and 2021. The Best of GU & GI Cancers Summit faculty will draw from some of Canada’s most influential oncologists.
1. To discuss pivotal trials and research presented in the different disease sites.
2. To review the current standard of care for key malignancies.
3. To discuss the current controversies in the management of specific GU & GI cancers.
Registration will be open in the new year and will be complimentary for Healthcare professionals. Industry representatives (both sponsor and non-sponsor) can register by contacting Laura Davidson at email@example.com.
Dr. Scott Berry, BSc, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Dr. Scott Berry is a medical oncologist and Professor and Department Head in the Queen's University Department of Oncology. He is the Cancer Program Medical Director at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
Dr. Berry is an active participant in clinical research in GI cancer. He is the Co-Chair of the GI Disease Site Group of the CCO Program in Evidence Based Care.
Dr. Berry loves teaching, has won several teaching awards and is a past Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialty Committee for Medical Oncology.
His other academic interest is the bioethical issues surrounding the care of people with cancer, in particular the ethical issues surrounding funding new and expensive cancer medications. Dr. Berry has a Master’s degree in Bioethics from the University of Toronto. He is the former ethics advisor to the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review and has served on the ASCO Ethics Committee.
Dr. Srikala Sridhar MD, MSc, FRCPC
Dr. Kala Sridhar is an Associate Professor within the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Toronto. She is head of the genitourinary cancers medical oncology site group at the Princess Margaret Hospital and treats primarily bladder, prostate and kidney cancers.
She has an active research program in the area of bladder cancer, evaluating new therapies and imaging modalities; and is currently the international study chair of a National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) phase 2 clinical trial. In 2011, she was recognized for her teaching excellence with a University of Toronto teaching award.
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|9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. EST||Welcome Address by Chairs - Dr. Scott Berry and Dr. Srikala Sridhara|
|9:10 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. EST||Prostate Cancer - Dr. Sebastien Hotte|
|9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. EST||Bladder Cancer - Dr. Srikala Sridhar|
|10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. EST||Break|
|10:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. EST||Renal Cancer - Dr. Daniel Heng|
|10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. EST||Case-Based Presentation in GU Cancers -TBC|
|11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. EST||LUNCH - Dr. Sebastien Hotte|
|12:05 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. EST||Pfizer Lunch Symposium: New Clinically Available Biomarkers: Recognizing Meaningful Responses with Targeted Agents in CRC - Dr. Sharlene Gill|
|12:50 p.m. - 01:20 p.m. EST||Esophago-Gastro Cancer - Dr. Elena Elimova|
|01:20 p.m. - 01:50 p.m. EST||Pancreatic Cancer -Dr. Daniel Renouf|
|01:50 p.m. - 02:20 p.m. EST||Hepatobiliary Cancer -TBC|
|02:20 p.m. - 02:30 p.m. EST||BREAK|
|02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. EST||Colorectal Cancer - Dr. Stephanie Snow|
|03:00 p.m. - 03:45 p.m. EST||Case-Based Presentation in GI Cancers - Dr. Suneil Khanna|
|03:45 p.m. - 03:55 p.m. EST||Closing Remarks - Dr. Scott Berry and Dr. Srikala Sridhara|