Halifax 2011

Topics and Speakers

Introductory Remarks – Jim Kormos, VP, CNETS Canada

Challenges in the Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumours: Perspectives from Pathology – Dr. Ozgur Mete (Toronto, ON)

Novel Radiopharmaceutical Approaches to the Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumours; The Canadian Perspective – Dr. Eric Turcotte (Sherbrooke, QC)

Hormonal Syndromes and Neuroendocrine Tumours – Dr. S. Ali Imran (Halifax, NS)

My Journey in the Land of Small Tumours – Perspectives on the Development and Clinical Utility of Somatostatin Analogues – Dr. Larry Kvols (Tampa, FL)

Audience Question and Answer Session – Dr. Daniel Rayson (moderator), Dr. Ozgur Mete, Dr. Eric Turcotte and Dr. Larry Kvols

An Overview of Radiologic Tools for the Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumours – Dr. Steve Burrell (Halifax, NS)

Surgical Issues in the Management of Neuroendocrine Tumours – Dr. Janice Pasieka (Calgary, AB)

An Overview of Neuroendocrine Tumours: Challenges and Misconceptions – Dr. Walter Kocha (London, ON)

A View From The Clinic – Helen Searle (Halifax, NS)

Question and Answer Session- Dr. Geoff Porter (moderator), Helen Searle, Dr. Walter Kocha, and Dr. Steve Burrell

Closing Remarks – Jim Kormos, Vice President, CNETS Canada

Summary List of Presenters
Dr. Ali Imran, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Walter Kocha, Medical Oncologist, London, Ontario Prof
Dr. Larry Kvols, Section Chief, Neuroendocrine Oncology Program, Moffitt Cancer Centre, Tampa, Florida
Dr. Ozgur Mete, Consultant Endocrine pathologist, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Janice Pasieka, Surgical Oncologist, Calgary Alberta
Dr. Geoff Porter, Professor, Department of Surgery and the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NovaScotia
Dr. Daniel Rayson, Medical Oncology, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Helen Searle, RN
Dr. Eric Turcotte, Clinical Head of The Molecular Imaging Centre, Sherbrooke, Quebec