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2018 and earlier
|05‑May‑2018||Patient & Caregiver Forum|
LIVE IT, SURVIVE IT, CURE IT
Each year our annual forum brings together patients, caregivers, clinicians and researchers to share information. The all-day session provides an opportunity to network with other patients and caregivers and to talk one-on-one with leading kidney cancer experts.Topics will include the latest strategies and information to help you Live it, Survive it and Cure it.
|12‑Apr‑2018||Halifax Patient & Caregiver Meeting|
LIVING WITH KIDNEY CANCER IN THE MARITIMES
Dr. Lori Wood presents the latest kidney cancer treatments, development in research and how to access clinical trials. Kidney cancer survivor and kidney transplant recipient, Deby Nash, joins the session to share her experience with the disease.
How do I access clinical trials, how do I know which clinical trial is best for me, how do I start the conversation on clinical trials with my treating physician – these are but a few questions we often hear from patients and caregivers. We want to answers these questions and much more with our webinar featuring Dr. Daniel Heng, internationally renowned researcher and oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, AB. Kidney cancer patient and patient advocate Deb Maskens joins the webinar with patient perspective on clinical trials.
|23‑Nov‑2017||Vancouver Patient & Caregiver Meeting|
LIVE WELL WITH KIDNEY OR BLADDER CANCER
Kidney Cancer Canada and Bladder Cancer Canada join forces with top genitourinary specialists and researchers for an interactive and informative meeting on the latest hot topics in the management of these two cancers. Join us for this in-person meeting and talk to leading experts from British Columbia, Dr. Alan So (kidney lead) and Dr. Peter Black (bladder lead).
DRUG, DRUG INTERACTION AND MANAGING SIDE EFFECTS
Our webinar on drugs, drug interaction and managing side effects is an excellent opportunity to further your knowledge of kidney cancer therapies and ask questions to pharmacist Louiselle Godbout. Dawn Knight, oncology nurse joins the webinar to answer questions on side effects management.
UP-TO-THE-MINUTE KIDNEY CANCER TREATMENT NEWS
Dr. Christian Kollmannsberger (BC) and Dr. Anil Kapoor (ON) bring you the latest treatment information from the European Society Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress in our National Webinar. Kidney cancer survivor, Hélène Veilleux (QC) joins the doctors with the patient perspective of treatment.
|22‑Apr‑2017||Patient & Caregiver Bilingual Forum|
LIVE IT! SURVIVE IT! CURE IT!Wingchair discussion
Dr Neil Reaume moderates this session with leading kidney cancer doctors discussing where the treatment landscape is at and what to expect in the future.Live It, Survive It, Cure It panels
Panels of experts have been assembled around three themes: LIVE IT, SURVIVE IT, CURE IT. An introduction on each topic is presented followed by a moderated discussion with panel of experts. Speakers interact with the audience throughout the discussion by answering their questions.
|5‑Apr‑2017||Durham Region Patient & Caregiver Meeting|
KIDNEY CANCER INFORMATION & OUTREACH SESSION
Interactive information and outreach session with urologist Dr. Michael Chang. Kidney cancer survivor, Heather Corbett, joins the meeting for the patient perspective.
|21‑Apr‑2016||Halifax Patient & Caregiver Meeting|
PRESENT TREATMENTS AND EMERGING THERAPIES IN KIDNEY CANCER
Featuring kidney cancer expert Dr. Lori Wood, Medical Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. She will speak about present treatments and emerging therapies in kidney cancer. Also presenting is Dr. Janice Howes, Psychologist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. Dr. Howes will speak about how to cope with “scanxiety” and cancer recurrence.
|5‑Mar‑2016||Patient & Caregiver Forum|
LIVE IT! SURVIVE IT! CURE IT!Wingchair discussion
Dr. Anil Kapoor moderates this session with leading kidney cancer doctors discussing where the treatment landscape is at and what to expect in the future.
Panels of experts have been assembled around each of the 3 themes of this year’s forum. Speakers provide a short presentation, then engage with the audience answering questions through a panel discussion.
|27‑Nov‑2015||Toronto Patient & Caregiver Meeting|
ADVANCES IN KIDNEY CANCER TREATMENT
Featuring kidney cancer specialist Dr. Tony Finelli, Surgeon of the Department of Surgical Oncologyat Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Dr. Finelli will speak about the advances in surgery and the role of biopsy. Nesan Bandali, Clinical Trials Nurse at the Odette Cancer Centre sheds light on emerging immuno-oncology treatment and managing side effects. Deb Maskens, Patient Advocate and Co-Founder of Kidney Cancer Canada, will speak about how new treatments are changing the landscape from a patient perspective.
|17‑Nov‑2015||Thunder Bay / Northwestern Ontario Patient Meeting|
KIDNEY CANCER TREATMENT & EMERGING THERAPIES
Featuring leading research and uro-oncologist Dr. Anil Kapoor, Chair of Kidney Cancer Canada’s Medical Advisory Board and Director of the McMaster Institute of Urology at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. Dr. Kapoor will speak about leading kidney cancer treatment therapies and research.
|11‑Apr‑2015||6h Annual Patient Education Meeting, Calgary, AB|
MAKING AND ADAPTING TO CHANGE
Dr Geoff Gotto, Dr Nimira Alimohamed, Dr Danny Heng,
Christine Collins, Erin Benner, RD, Dr Daniel Ng,
Dr Scott North, Glenda Mee, RN and Scott Schenkey