On behalf of Dr. Natalie Coburn, the Department of Continuing Professional Development and Surgery at the University of Toronto, we invite you to participate in a digital seminar series event filled with national and international keynote speakers, clinical case presentations and panel discussions on the topic of multidisciplinary considerations for the treatment of colorectal, gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer in 2021.

We are very pleased to host internationally renowned physicians at the forefront of improving cancer treatment and outcomes.

Each evening of the 3-part program will consist of lectures by the guest speakers, clinical case presentations and a panel discussion. The panel discussions will involve medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, moderated by Ontario faculty members.

We hope that you will be able to join us for these educational seminars!

Target Audience

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Pathologists

Note: This is an unaccredited webinar series.

Neoadjuvant Approaches for Pancreas Cancer (June 9 & 16)

Wednesday, June 9th 17h-1845h (ET)

1700 Introductions
Dr. Sylvia Ng
1705 Guest Speaker: Radiation Oncology Considerations for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
1730 Guest Speaker: Surgical Oncology Considerations for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
1750 BREAK
1755 Q&A Period
Moderator: Dr. Natalie Coburn and Dr. Julie Hallet
1825 Clinical Case Presentations for Evening #2 Discussion
Dr. Julie Hallet

Wednesday, June 16th 17h-1845h (ET)

1700 Introductions and Case Presentations
Dr. Natalie Coburn
1705 Guest Speaker: Medical Oncology Considerations for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Dr. Rachna Shroff
1720 Case Presentations
Dr. Julie Hallet and Dr. Sylvia Ng
1725 Breakout Rooms Case Discussions
Moderators: Ontario Faculty
1745 Break
1750 Presentation of cases discussions & panel
Dr. Racha Shroff and Ontario Faculty
1825 Summary of seminar and closing remarks
Dr. Natalie Coburn

Mutational Status and Sidedness in CRC (Past Webinar)

A two-evening series about Sidedness and Mutational Status: Considerations for Curative-Intent Treatment of Stage IV CRC. We will review the current and evolving treatment and testing options for stage IV colorectal cancer. We will also discuss clinical decision-making with a multi-disciplinary team to optimize therapies and improve patient outcomes.

Thursday February 18th 17h-1845 h(ET)

1700 Introductions
Dr. Natalie Coburn
1705 Guest Speaker: Medical Oncology Considerations for Curative-Intent Treatment of Stage IV CRC
Dr. Cathy Eng
1745 BREAK
1750 Guest Speaker: Surgical Oncology Considerations for Curative-Intent Treatment of Stage IV CRC
Dr. Sepideh Gholami
1815 Q&A Period Moderators
Dr. Natalie Coburn and Dr. Julie Hallet
1825 Clinical Case Presentations for Evening #2 Discussion
Dr. Julie Hallet

Thursday February 25th 17h-1845h (ET)

1700 Introductions and Case Presentations
Dr. Natalie Coburn
1705 Guest Speaker: Molecular Testing in Ontario—Current Status and Future Plans
Dr. Aaron Pollett
1725 Case Presentations
Dr. Julie Hallet
1730 Breakout Rooms Case Discussions
Moderators: Ontario Faculty
1755 Break
1750 Presentation of cases discussions & panel
Drs. Cathy Eng, Sephideh Gholami, Aaron Pollett,  Sharlene Gill, Suneil Khanna, Rebecca Auer
1825 Summary of the seminar and closing remarks
Dr. Natalie Coburn

Gastric Cancer (Past Webinar)

Faculty Biographies

In this single webinar, we will review the current and evolving treatment and testing options for stage IV gastric cancer and discuss clinical decision-making with a multi-disciplinary team to optimize therapies and improve patient outcomes.

Wednesday, April 7th 17h-1830h (ET)

1700 Introductions
Dr. Michael Raphael
1705 Guest Speaker: Medical Oncology Considerations for Gastric Cancer Chemotherapy
Dr. Elizabeth Smyth
1735 Break
1740 Clinical Case Presentation #1
Dr. Michael Raphael
1745 Panel Discussion
Dr. Elizabeth Smyth, Dr. Michael Raphael, Safiya Karim, Christine Brezden, and Ontario Faculty
1800 Clinical Case Presentation #2
Dr. Michael Raphael
1805 Panel Discussion
Dr. Elizabeth Smyth, Dr. Michael Raphael, Safiya Karim, Christine Brezden and Ontario Faculty
1825 Summary of the seminar and closing remarks
Dr. Natalie Coburn

Cancellation

Requests for cancellation must be made in writing to facmed.registration@utoronto.ca. Registrations are not transferable.

The University of Toronto reserves the right to cancel events. Registrants will be notified at the earliest possible date in the event of a cancellation. Registration fees for events cancelled by the University will be refunded; however, the University will not be liable for any loss, damages or other expenses that such cancellations may cause.

Zoom Webinar Tips

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Series Sponsors

Platinum

  • Amgen

Silver

  • Bayer-Healthcare
  • Merck

Bronze

  • Astra-Zeneca
  • Eisai
  • Taiho

View Sponsorship Prospectus →