Winnipeg 2009

Topics and Speakers

Conference Theme and Program: Neuroendocrine Malignancies: the Carcinoid-NET tumour spectrum with a look at pathology and some present and emerging modes of treatment.

Chair: Dr. Ralph Wong – St Boniface Hospital – Winnipeg-Manitoba

Overview of NETsDr. Ralph Wong

Diagnosis of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Circulating NET tumor markers: When, Where, and How – Pathologist and the Endocrine Oncologist work together to find answers.Prof Sylvia Asa

Treatment of NETsDr. Thomas O’Dorisio

The PROMID study: Sandostatin therapy trial demonstrates tumour regression is achievable.Prof Dr. Rudolf Arnold

Surgical Resection of NETS: You CAN do it and it helps. – Dr. Daryl Gray

A Nurse and a Patient share insights into Lung Carcinoid Cancer.Joanne Ferguson, RN, BScN and Kathy Arbanasin PhD

Afternoon with International NET Nuclear Medicine Experts. – Chair: Dr Jean-Luc Urbain

Radionuclide treatment of neuroendocrine tumors, What the patient can expect – the UK experience.Dr. John Buscombe

Radiopeptides for diagnosis (receptor PET/CT) and therapy (PRRT) – a breakthrough that is already fact, not fiction.Prof Dr. Richard Baum

How might Canada best meet the diagnosis and treatment needs of a growing NET community?Dr. Jean-Luc Urbain