FEB 20: CANCER IN GENERAL PRACTICE

PrintWe are looking forward to an exciting event on Saturday, 20 February 2016! Registration is still open and one can pay at the door. Pre-register at www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com!

Programme – Cancer in General Practice – An Update for GPs

Time Topic Presenter
12.00-12.25 Registration  
12.25-12.30 Opening Remarks  
12.30-1.10 Breast Cancer Basics: Screening, Treatment & Follow-Up. Dr. Sophia Edwards-Bennett, Radiation Oncologist, Guest Presenter
1.10-1.50 Cancer Issues in General Practice Dr. Tania Whitby-Best, General Practitioner
1.50-2.20 Discussion – To Screen or Not To Screen? A Look At The New American Cancer Society & American College of Radiology Guidelines & Their Implications Mr. Ian Lewis, Dr. Sophia Edwards-Bennett
2.20-3.00 Lunch Break  
3.00-3.40 Colorectal & Anal Cancer: Risk Factors, Screening, Treatment & More Dr. Edward Kiggundu, Radiation Oncologist, Guest Presenter
3.40-4.20 Blood Cancer  – Case Studies Dr. Chris Nicholls, Haematologist
4.20-5.00 The Nurse’s Perspective Ms. Lisa Dodson & Ms. Latrisha White, Oncology Nurses
5.00-5.10 Break  
5.10-5.40 Physiotherapy in Cancer Care To Be Announced
5.40-6.20 Blended Session: Palliative Care in Cancer Treatment – Are We Taking A Multidisciplinary Approach? Dr. Adrian Waterman, Anaesthetist/ Pain Specialist, Dr. Kathy Ellis, General Practitioner
6.20-6.30 General Discussion/ Closing Remarks