CCON 2019: Modern Changing Practices in Cardio-Oncology


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Friday, April 26, 2019

7:00a – 5:30p

TimeTopicLocation / Speaker
7:00 - 8:00Breakfast (provided) & Registration
8:00 - 8:15CCON 2019 Welcome and IntroductionCo-Chairs:
Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley & Dr. Negareh Mousavi
8:15 - 8:45Patient PerspectivesBetty Power & Lise Doiron
Session 1: Plenary Lecture and Considerations for Special Populations
Chair: Dr. Ian Paterson
8:45 - 9:30Optimizing Cardiac Health in Cancer Patients Through ExerciseDr. Jessica Scott
Assistant Member, Exercise Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
9:30 - 9:50Cardiovascular Dysfunction in the Older Adult Patient PopulationDr. Camilla Wong
Geriatrician, St. Michael’s Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Project Investigator, Li Ka Shing Research Institute
9:50 - 10:10Cardiac Risk Factors in Survivors of Childhood CancerDr. Paul Nathan
Director, Aftercare Program and Staff Oncologist, Hospital for Sick Children, Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
10:10 - 10:30 Panel Discussion
10:30 - 11:00Break with Snacks
Session 2: Predicting Cardiotoxicity
Chair: Dr. Margot Davis
11:00 - 11:20Global Longitudinal Strain and EchocardiographyDr. Chi-Ming Chow
Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Cardiologist at St. Michael’s Hospital
11:20 - 11:40Genetic Predictors of Long Term Cardiotoxicity Following Anthracycline TherapyDr. Rod Rassekh
Pediatric Oncologist, BC Children's Hospital; Clinician-Investigator, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
11:40 - 11:50Panel Discussion and Questions
11:50 - 1:00Lunch (Provided) and Poster Viewing
Session 3: Practice Changing Canadian Research
Chair: Dr. Dinesh Thavendiranathan
1:00 - 1:15West CoastDr. Ian Paterson
Cardiologist, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
1:15 - 1:30CentralDr. Husam Abdel-Qadir
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto; scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences; Cardiologist at Women’s College Hospital and the University Health Network
1:30 - 1:45East CoastDr. Sharon Mulvagh
Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic
1:45 - 2:00Panel Discussion and Questions
Session 4: Poster Presentations and DebateChair: Dr. Susan Dent
2:00 - 2:30Poster Presentations
5 minute oral presentations from top 3 posters, followed by questions
2:30Announcement of Poster Award Winner Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley & Dr. Negareh Mousavi
2:30 - 3:00Debate
QTc is a critical measurement in oncologic therapy
Audience poll for winner
YES: Dr. Negareh Mousavi
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
NO: Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada. President, Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network
3:00 - 3:20Break with Snacks
Session 5: Clinical Applications in Cardio-Oncology
Chair: Dr. Christine Simmons
3:20 - 3:35pBreast Cancer: A Focus on HER2 targeted therapiesDr. Tallal Younis
Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University. Medical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. Co-chair, Nova Scotia Breast Cancer Site Team
3:35 - 3:50pMalignant HematologyDr. Margot Davis
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC; Director, UBC Cardiology-Oncology Program
3:50 - 4:05pProstate CancerDr. Darryl Leong
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University. Staff Cardiologist, Hamilton Health Sciences
4:05 - 4:20pImmune Checkpoint InhibitorsDr. Tom Neilan
Director Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Associate Director of the MGH T32 Training Program in Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
4:20 - 4:40Panel Discussion and Questions
Session 6: Establishing a Cardio-Oncology ProgramChairs: Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley & Dr. Negareh Mousavi
4:40 - 4:55Building a Cardio-Oncology Program at a Community HospitalDr. Kibar Yared
Director, Cardiac Imaging; Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
4:55 - 5:10Building a Cardio-Oncology Program at a Academic HospitalDr. Susan Dent
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Breast Cancer Research and Co-Director of Cardio-Oncology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA; Founder & Past-President, Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network
5:10- 5:20Panel Discussion and Questions
5:20 - 5:30Closing Remarks / AdjournDr. Christine Brezden-Masley & Dr. Negareh Mousavi