Agenda

8:00 – 8:25 am REGISTRATION & HOT BREAKFAST
8:25 – 8:30 am WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Dr. Charles Cho (Chair)
Southlake Regional Health
8:30 – 9:30 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:
Current Issues in the Perioperative Management of Esophagogastric Cancer
Dr. David Ilson
Memorial Sloan Kettering
9:30 – 10:00 am Immunotherapy in GI Malignancies
Dr. Parneet Cheema
William Osler Health Systems
10:00 – 10:30 am SBRT for GI Malignancies
Dr. Laura Dawson
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
10:30 – 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 – 11:30 am Tumor Board
Case #1: Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma with Bowel Obstruction
Participants will be asked to use their keypads to choose answers in the two cases. Participants will be able to ask questions during case discussions.

Moderator: Dr. Suneil Khanna

Dr. Tim Asmis
Medical Oncologist
Ottawa General Hospital

Dr. Natalie Coburn
Heptobiliary and General Surgeon
Sunnybrook Hospital

Dr. Chirag Patel
Radiologist
Sunnybrook Hospital

Dr. Laura Dawson
Radiation Oncologist
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Dr. Corwyn Rowsell
Pathologist
St. Michaels Hospital

11:30am- 12:45pm Lunch Breakout
Healthcare Use and Costs for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Advanced Colon Cancer Receiving Care in Two Cancer Centres
Suganya Vadivelu RN, BScN, MScN, CON(C), PGDHM
Juravinski Cancer Centre
12:45 – 1:15 pm Tumor Board
Case #2 : HCC
Participants will be asked to use their keypads to choose answers in the two cases. Participants will be able to ask questions during case discussions
1:15 – 1:45 pm Nutrition in GI Cancers
Dr. Rupert Abdallian
North York General Hospital
1:45 – 2:15 pm Molecular Profiling
Dr. Phil Bedard
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
2:15 – 2:30 pm BREAK
2:30- 3:30 pm DEBATE: Should Gastric Cancer surgery be limited to a few “centers of excellence” in Ontario?

Pro: Dr. Coburn – For optimizing care in this disease- “Centers of Excellence” should be established

Con: Dr. Hameed – Surgical expertise exists to manage this disease at most hospitals throughout Ontario and thus the status quo is appropriate.

Moderator: Dr. Mark Rother

Dr. Natalie Coburn
Surgical Oncologist
Sunnybrook Health Centre

Dr. Usmaan Hameed
Surgical Oncologist
North York General Hospital

Participants will vote for winner with touchpads

3:30- 3:45 pm SUMMARY & CLOSING
Dr. Charles Cho (Chair)