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Sponsorship is proud to present the Best of the SABCS® Toronto 2019 Annual Meeting. This event will present a summary of the most significant treatment advances presented at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium®. Presentations will be given by key opinion leaders and focus on the latest research with in-depth analysis and discussion to improve the current standard of cancer care. This event will be taking place at Parkview Manor in Toronto, ON, Canada.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this meetings, attendees will be able to:
· Describe key clinical trial data from 2018 in the management of breast cancer and understand the impact on Canadian practices.
· Understand the latest strategies in breast cancer pathology, radiation, and surgery.
· Implement approaches that maximize patient standard of care in breast cancer.




*Ends December 20, 2018





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Dr. Sunil Verma, MD, MSEd, FRCPC, is a Professor at the University of Calgary and Medical Director at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. He completed his internal medicine and medical oncology training at the University of Alberta and then went on to a fellowship in breast cancer at the University of Toronto. He also completed his Master of Science in medical education from the University of California during his fellowship years.

Dr. Verma’s main clinical interests are in the treatment and management of breast cancer and lung cancer. He also has key research interests in neoadjuvant and endocrine treatment of breast cancer, reducing toxicity of systemic treatment, and developing novel therapies in breast and lung cancer. He has won numerous teaching awards and has also been recognized with many awards for his mentorship.

Dr. Verma has led and created a number of national and international educational projects in oncology. He is well published, including being first author in New England Journal of Medicine along with other prestigious journals and is recognized internationally for his research and education leadership in breast and lung cancer. He is a member of several professional societies including ASCO, the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists, and the Canadian Medical Association.


Dr. Sonal Gandhi completed her MD at Queen's University, and her postgraduate internal medicine and medical oncology residency at the University of Toronto. She obtained her MSc in International Health Technology Assessment and Management also from the University of Toronto. She did a breast cancer fellowship at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, and has been part of the Division of Medical Oncology since 2011. In 2013, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, as a Clinician in Quality and Innovation. Currently, she is the Regional Quality Lead for Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto Central North. Her clinical work is mainly in breast cancer, as well as melanoma and some renal cell carcinoma. Her research and teaching interests are in systemic therapy quality and safety.


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