Provincial Cancer Care Conference

(formerly Community Cancer Care Educational Conference)

CAGPO and Manitoba Provincial Cancer Care Conference 2019

September 26-29, 2019
The Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Pl, Winnipeg MB

This year, CancerCare Manitoba will offer the Provincial Conference in partnership with the Canadian Association of General Practitioners in Oncology (CAGPO).  The joint conference “CAGPO and Manitoba Provincial Cancer Care Conference” will have a national flavor this year and will take place on September 26-29th at the Fairmont Hotel, in Winnipeg, Manitoba

On the Thursday afternoon, a workshop on Lynch Syndrome will be offered by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada. The workshop will be followed by our usual cocktail reception, which will include award winning poster presentations in keeping with last year’s format. The Thursday evening keynote presentation will feature Dr. Jeff Sisler, former Medical Director, Primary Care of the Community Oncology Program, who is now Executive Director of Professional Development & Practice Support at the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

The educational sessions on Friday will include plenary presentations on a variety of relevant topics such as Biosimilars, Sexuality Issues, Brachytherapy, Complementary and Alternative Therapies, Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer, Smoking Cessation, Immunization of Oncology Patients, Role of Cannabis in Symptom Management, Caring for the Caregiver and Melanoma Systemic Therapy. 

The Saturday and Sunday program will include presentations on Febrile Neutropenia, Lung, Colon and Prostate Cancer, Direct Oral Anticoagulants, Multiple Myeloma, and Personhood in Care. The program will feature “The Expertise Amongst Us”, a session where experts from around Canada will lead discussions on topics that participants can choose from. Topics include BRCA & Ovarian Cancer, Dyspnea, Malignant Bowel Obstruction, Oncologic Emergencies, Immuno-oncology related Pneumonitis & Colitis. 

Every year, the Provincial Cancer Care Conference enables Manitoba health care professionals in oncology to come together and participate in a high quality educational program designed to meet the diverse learning needs of this multidisciplinary professional group.

All health care providers with an interest in Oncology are welcome to attend!

Join this excellent educational event and network with colleagues from throughout the country!

We thank the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for providing funding that allows us to offer the Provincial Cancer Care Conference each year.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

If you have any questions, please contact Rhona Porter at rporter@cancercare.mb.ca

For All GPOs/FPOs &
Non Manitoba Healthcare Professionals
For Manitoba Non FPO Physicians,
Nurses and Allied health

Provincial Cancer Care Conference 2018

The 2018 Provincial Cancer Care Conference included presentations from a number of healthcare experts. The annual provincial conference enables healthcare professionals in oncology to come together and participate in innovative educational and networking opportunities designed to meet the diverse needs of this multidisciplinary professional group.

Below you will find links to pdfs of the educational material used in conference workshops and sessions.

2018 Presentations

Navigation Plenary

Milagros Duque & Shane MacDonald & Allison Wiens
Navigating the Storm: Working Together to Improve the Cancer Journey

Community Cancer Care 2017 Educational Conference

October 26-27, 2017 in Winnipeg
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Avenue
Co-hosted by Prairie Mountain Health

 

Community Cancer Care 2017 Agenda

This program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Manitoba office for up to 11.00 Group Learning credits. It has been accredited for a maximum of 10.00 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba for pharmacists in Manitoba and Category "A" credits for Radiation Technologists in Manitoba.

Thursday afternoon Cancer is Different for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) Interactive Workshop will be facilitated by Canadian Task Force on AYA with Cancer members:

  • Dr. Brent Schacter, Hematologist
  • Dr. Geoff Cuvelier, Pediatric Oncologist
  • Dr. Anne Katz, Clinical Nurse Specialist & Sexuality Counsellor
  • Ian Scott, AYA Psychosocial Oncology Clinician
  • Chris Yachison, Young Adult Cancer Survivor

Friday morning focuses on Lung Cancer and its treatment. Friday afternoon will cover medical cannabis, practical health equity, specialisation targeted breakout sessions, and "short snappers" on topics of interest to a multidisciplinary audience. This annual provincial conference brings Oncology healthcare professionals together to participate in innovative learning and networking opportunities. We hope to see you there!

We thank the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for sponsoring this year's conference.

2017 Presentations

2017 Conference Workshop

Cancer is Different for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) Interactive Workshop

Dr. Brent Schacter
Introduction to AYA Cancer What's the Problem

Dr. Geoff Cuvelier
Medical Aspects of the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Experience

Dr. Anne Katz
Fertility Preservation

Ian Scott
Cancer is Different for Adolescents and Young Adults

Dr. Anne Kat
Sexuality

Chris Yachison
Five Pieces of Paper Activity

Community Cancer Care 2016 Educational conference

The Community Cancer Care 2016 Educational Conference in Brandon included presentations from a number of healthcare experts. The annual provincial conference enables healthcare professionals in oncology to come together and participate in innovative educational and networking opportunities designed to meet the diverse needs of this multidisciplinary professional group.
Below you will find links to pdfs of the educational material used in conference workshops and sessions.

2016 Presentations

2016 Conference Workshop

Anticipating and Addressing Clinical Challenges at the End of Life

Dr. Mike Harlos, Medical Director, Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care Program, WRHA
Sit Down, Lean In: The Importance Of Connection In Exploring Suffering

 

Dr. Kim Wiebe, Leader, Provincial MAID (Medical Assistance/Aid in Dying) Clinical Team
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) 

Keynote Presentation

What I Learned from Cancer

Dennis Maione, Cancer survivor, storyteller, author and advocate of patient-centered care

Lymphoma Sessions

Dr. Pamela Skrabek, Hematologist, CCMB
Know Your Nodes: Suspicion and Diagnosis of Lymphoma

 

Dr. Catherine Moltzan, Hematologist, CCMB
Lymphoma Treatment Modalities: The Big Picture

 

 

Dr. Kristjan Paulson, Hematologist, CCMB
The 5 W's of Autologous Stem Cell Transplant in Lymphoma

 

Dr. Naseer Ahmed, Radiation Oncologist, CCMB
Is There a Role of Radiation in the Management of Lymphomas? 

Plenary Sessions

Elizabeth Payne, Supportive Care Coordinator, Community Oncology Program, CCMB
What About My Kids? Supporting Families When a Parent Has Cancer

 

Kristi Hofer, Senior Pharmacist, Operations - CCMB
Kristie Morydz, Nurse Practitioner, CCMB
Smoking Cessation in Oncology: It Takes a Team! 

 

Breakout Sessions

Jordana Jones, Oncology Nurse, WMCC
The A, B, Cs of Radiation Skin Toxicities

Carla Pensack, Clinical Pharmacist, CCMB
With A Little Help From My Friends: Supportive Care Medications in Lymphoma

Dr. Erika Moller, Family Physician in Oncology, WMCC
Old Doc, New Tricks? Things I am Doing Differently this Year in my FPO Practice

Barb Hues, Nurse Educator, CCMB
Volume & Vulnerability: The Explosive Impact of Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Kristie Hofer, Senior Pharmacist, Operations, CCMB
Pat Trozzo, Director of Pharmacy, CCMB
Let's Interact - A Discussion on Managing Drug Interactions in Oncology

Ian Scott, Psychosocial Oncology Clinician, CCMB
Death and Dying in Families: Supporting Bereaved Family Members 

Short Snappers

 

Dr. Ross Stimpson, Medical Lead, ColonCheck Manitoba
Colorectal Cancer Screening: To Scope or Not to Scope?

 

Dr. Joel Gingerich, Oncologist, CCMB
Checkpoint Inhibition: The New Cancer Treatment Revolution

 

2016 Conference Video Presentations

The following videos are from the Community Cancer Care 2016 Educational Conference, co-hosted by the Brandon regional cancer hub.
Please be aware that some videos presented on this page are unlisted on YouTube. As a result, they are only available through the links provided on this web page.