Oct 27 – Haematologic & Blood Cancer Seminar

Participants are advised that the Haematologic & Blood Cancer Seminar scheduled to be held on October 27, 1PM-5PM will now be held at the SAVANNAH BEACH HOTEL, HASTINGS, CHRIST CHURCH and not the 3W’s Pavilion as previously advertised.

Registration and payment is available at the door: Physicians $75.00; Nurses & Allied Health – $55.00; Students: $25.00.

Please note the programme below:



 Chair                                     Dr Alafia Samuels, Director, CDRC

 1:05 – 1:15pm                    Welcome – Dr Joy St. John, CMO, Ministry of Health                     

 1:15 – 1:45pm                    Holistic Disease Management – New Approaches to Patient Care

Dr Natalie Greaves, Lecturer in Public Health, Faculty of Medical                                                                   Science

1:45 – 2:15pm                    Diagnosing Hematologic Cancer – What to Look For?

                                                   Dr June Clarke, Hematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 2:15 – 2:45pm                    The Role of the Laboratory in the Diagnosis and Treatment of

Haematological Disease

                                                     Dr Christopher Nicholls, Hematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

2:45 – 3:15pm                    The Importance of Ancillary Studies in the Diagnosis and                                                                   Treatment of Hematologic Disease

                                                   Dr Jacqueline William, Pathologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

3:15 – 3:45pm                    Paediatric Cancers and Sick Kids (SCI) Project – A Review and                                                          Comparative Study

                                                   Dr Cheryl Alexis – Associate Consultant Haematologist, Queen                                                                       Elizabeth Hospital

 3:45 – 4:15pm                     Barbados National Registry Presentation on Annual Data

 4:15 – 4:25                           Vote of Thanks – Professor Patsy Prussia, Clinical Director for                                                    BNR Cancer Registry

 4:25 – 5:00                           Light Refreshments


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