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nnual NB Oncology Health Day slated for September 8th, 2017 will be a gathering of medical professionals engaging in presentations and discussion about gastrointestinal cancers and treatment.  We are accredited by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine.

Specialists from across Canada have kindly offered their time to join us and speak about oesophageal, gallbladder, liver, pancreatic, stomach, small intestine, bowel (large intestine or colon and rectum), and anal cancers, and offer updates on current clinical standards of care.



   07h30 – 08h15 Registration and Breakfast
   08h15 – 08h30 Opening Remarks – Dr. Mohammed Harb
   08h30 – 09h00 Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Colorectal Cancer: Experimental Treatment or Standard of Care? – Dr. Carmen Giacomantonio (Halifax) – Dr. Paul Dubois Moderating
09h00 – 09h15 Q&A
09h15 – 09h45 Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Malignancies and Oligometastases – Dr. Robert Thompson – Dr. Linda Leblanc Moderating
09h45 – 10h00 Q&A
10h00 – 10h15 Break
10h15 – 10h45 Does Side Matter in Colorectal Cancer Treatment? – Dr. Bruce Colwell – Dr. Margot Burnell Moderating
10h45 – 11h00 Q&A
11h00 – 11h30 Surgical Management of Colorectal Cancer / Liver Metastases – An Update – Dr. Geoff Porter (Halifax)– Dr. Paul Goobie Moderating
11h30 – 11h45 Q&A
11h45 – 12h15 Update on Screening for Colorectal Cancer – Dr. Berger – Dr. Peter Lightfoot Moderating
12h15 – 12h30 Q&A
12h30 – 13h30 Lunch
13h30 – 13h50 Management Strategies for Rectal Cancer with Synchronous Liver Metastases – Dr. Mohammed Harb (Moncton) – Dr. Pierre Whitlock Moderating
13h50 – 14h05 Q&A
14h05 – 16h30 Panel Discussions – Case Presentations

Moderator – Dr. Ali Benjelloun

Panel Members:

Dr. Carmen Giacomantonio

Dr. Geoff Porter

Dr. Bruce Colwell

Dr. Mohammed Harb

Dr. Robert Berger

Dr. Robert Thompson

  Case Discussion – Dr. Mahmoud Abdelsalam
  Case Discussion – Dr. Anan Ghadeer
  Case Discussion – Dr. Gurpreet Singh Ranger
  Case Discussion – Dr. Melanie Boucher
  Case Discussion – Dr. Robert Thompson
  Case Discussion – Dr. James Michael
16h30 Closing Remarks – Dr. Mohammed Harb
** agenda is subject to change