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2018 POGO Symposium on Childhood Cancer


The 2018 POGO Multi-Disciplinary Symposium on Childhood Cancer – Precision Medicine in Pediatric Oncology – examined clinical and scientific advances in precision medicine and explored how those advances are impacting the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children.

Over 250 delegates representing a variety of disciplines attended the conference.

VIEW THE PROGRAM

Click on the session titles below to view presentations that POGO has permission to share. 

PLENARY SESSIONS

Precision Medicine in the Pediatric Oncology Clinic: From Feasibility to Clinical Impact
Katherine Janeway, MDMD, MMSc

Precision Medicine – A Paradigm Shift?
Ian F. Tannock, CM, MD, PhD, DSc
Uri Tabori, MD

Thinking Practically: Delivery of Care Considerations for New Agents
Karen Fung, MSW, RSW
Tara McKeown, RN MN NP-Paediatrics

Ethics and Consent in the Age of Precision Medicine – Forging a Path Forward
Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

Select Poster Presentations
Alexandra Zorzi, MD, FRCPC
Andrew Shuen, PhD Candidate, MD, FRCPC
Lauren Mulrooney
, Nursing Student (3rd year)
Valli Subasri, MSc candidate (Medical Biophysics)
Nicole Espinosa, BScH Candidate (Life Sciences)
Mohammad R. Alqudimat, PhD Student (Nursing)
Marta Wilejto, Assistant Professor Paediatric Hematology/Oncology
Sarah Naraine, Fourth Year Nursing Student
Ceilidh Eaton Russell, PhD
Jill Furzer, PhD candidate (health economics)

Targeted and Traditional Agents: Can We Reduce Side Effects Using Pharmacogenomic and Endogenous Biomarkers?
Richard B. Kim, MD, FRCPC

The Future of Immunotherapy, CAR-T and Beyond
Shannon L. Maude, MD, PhD

WORKSHOPS

The Evolution of Clinical Trials in Canada
Rebecca Deyell, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Josh Silvertown, PhD, MBA, MSM
Patrick Sullivan

PROFYLE/KiCS: The ABCs of Precision Medicine in Canada
Alexandra Zorzi, MD
Anita Villani, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Andrea Cote, RN, BScN

CAR-T Cell Therapy in Ontario: Opportunities and Challenges
Joerg Krueger, MD
Stacey Marjerrison, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Colleen Callahan, RN, MSN, CRN

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