Cancer Day for Primary Care

Cancer Day for Primary Care is a biennial full day education symposium dedicated to topics at the interface of primary care and oncology.  Save the Date: Cancer Day for Primary Care will be held on May 3, 2019 at the Frederic Gaspard Theatre in the Basic Medical Sciences Building, University of Manitoba.

Cancer Day for Primary Care 2017

The 13th Annual Cancer Day for Primary Care 2017 was held at the Frederic Gaspard Theatre in the Basic Medical Sciences Building, 730 William Avenue, on Friday, May 5, 2017.Thank you to all speakers and delegates for participating in an excellent day of learning.

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2017 Presentations

Ketogenic diets - The next anti-cancer therapy?
Angela Martens, RD
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PSA: To screen or not to screen
Darrel Drachenburg, BSc MD FRCSC
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Risks and benefits of lung cancer screening
Kelly Bunzeluk
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How sweet it is! Steroid induced hyperglycemia
Mark Kristjanson, MD CCFP
April Mills, RN, CDE

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It's all in the family: When to refer for BRCA1/2 and Lynch testing
Bernie Chodirker, MD FCCMG FRCPC
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The ins and outs of colon cancer screening with and without central intake endoscopy
J. Gerard Coneys, MD FRCPC
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How can navigation services help your patient?
Andrea Agostinho, MD, CCFP
Kate Woods, RN, BN

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Community Oncology Professional Development Awards Presentation
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New kids on the block: Immunotherapy and targeted therapy in melanoma
Ralph Wong, MD FRCPC
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The dark side of immunotherapy
Joel Gingerich, MD FRCPC
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Oncologic emergencies: When to call the radiation oncologist
Shrinivas Rathod, MD
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Sit down, lean in
Mike Harlos, MD CCFC(PC) FCFP
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