OncologyEducation’s Best of ASCO® Conference is a program licensed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and will be held on July 12, 2019 in Vancouver, BC. The focus of this event will be to provide medical oncologists and other healthcare practitioners with a summary of the most significant treatment advances presented at the ASCO 2019 Annual Meeting, with presentations focused on several key disease sites.
• To discuss the pivotal oncology trials presented in the different disease sites
• To review the current standard of care for key malignancies
• To discuss the current controversies in the management of specific cancers
Dr. Jose Monzon, a medical oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Monzon completed his postgraduate medical oncology residency training at the University of British Columbia and translational fellowship training at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group. He has also completed a PhD focusing on melanoma genetics at the University of Toronto. His current research interests include pharmacogenomics and early phase clinical trials in cutaneous and gastrointestinal malignancies.
Dr. Sharlene Gill is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy (Honors) and an MD (Doctor of Medicine) 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 (Boston, MA) before returning to Vancouver, Canada where she is presently a Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and staff oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency.Dr. Gill’s areas of expertise are colorectal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. In addition to her clinical work, she is actively engaged in education and research, with over 80 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters to her credit. She is currently an MBA Candidate at Kenan-Flagler Business School (University of North Carolina, Class of 2017).
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Dr. Gill is a Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and Staff Oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency.View Full Bio
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The Best ASCO Montreal will take place on June 28, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec.