PROS Educational Day

October 10, 2023 @The Ottawa Hospital General Campus


DATE: Tuesday, October 10

VENUE: Main Auditorium, 2nd Floor, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa. K1H8L6.

Course Directors: Dr Vimoj J. Nair MBBS MSc FRCPC, Dr Lynn Chang MD MSc FRCPC, Dr Derek Tsang MD MSc FRCPC

Registration: Click here and register


9:30 am to 12:00 pm | CONTOURING SESSION base of skull tumors
                                     Chairs: Vimoj Nair, Lynn Chang,
                                     Panellists: Derek Tsang, Shannon MacDonald, Myrsini Ioakeim Ioannidou
                                     - PPT slide decks will be provided (link) 1-2 weeks before session with instructions
                                     - Audience remote contour and self-check
                                     - Live discussion
Cases 1 –3 Contouring session | Base Of Skull Rhabdomyosarcoma, Craniopharyngioma, Ewings  Sarcoma
Challenging cases | Q &A with panelists on difficult contouring/planning challenges


12:00 AM to 1:00 PM | Lunch Break
12:15- 1:00 PM | Tour of the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre (optional)

1:00 PM TO 4:30 PM | EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS: Update in management of Base of skull tumours
                                    Dr. Vimoj Nair MD MSc FRCPC, Dr. Lynn Chang MD MSc FRCPC

1:00 PM TO 1:20 PM | Skull base Anatomy
                                    Dr. Fahad Alkherayf MD MSc FRCSC

1:20 PM TO 1:40 PM | Updates in Neurosurgical management of skull base tumors
                                    Albert Tu MD FRCSC

1:40 PM TO 2:00 PM | Updates in systemic and targeted therapy for skull base tumors
                                    Dr. Raveena Ramphal MBChB, FRACP

2:00 PM TO 2:20 PM | Updates in Radio diagnostic tools for Skull base tumors
                                    Dr. Nagwa Wilson MD PHD

                                   Presenters: Dr Vimoj Nair, Dr Lynn Chang
                                   Panelist: Dr. Nagwa Wilson, Dr Albert Tu, Dr. Derek Tsang


2:40 PM TO 3:00 PM | Coffee break

3:00 PM TO 3:30 PM | Radiotherapy for Pediatric skull base tumors
                                    Chairs: Tatiana Ritchie, Derek Tsang

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM | Radiotherapy for Skull Base Sarcomas
                                   Dr. Dana Lynne Casey MD

3:30 PM to 4:00 PM | Radiotherapy for Craniopharyngiomas/Pituitary tumours
                                  Dr. Shannon MacDonald MD

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM | Radiotherapy for Chordomas/Chondrosarcomas/Rare Tumours
                                  Dr. Myrsini Ioakeim Ioannidou