Annual Academic Sessions 2019

Title: "Evidence to Practice: Bridging the gap".

 

Pre congress Workshop 01 (15th November)
Venue – Crystal Upper, Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

Contouring Workshop in Radiotherapy
08:30 - 09:00
Dr. Tom Roques (UK) Dr. Mahilal Wijekoon (SL)
Prof. Sandra Turner (Australia) Dr. Nuradh Joseph (SL)
Dr. Shazril Imran (Malaysia)  
Dr. J Jayamohan (Australia)  

 

Pre congress Workshop 02 (15th November)
Venue - Operating theatre, National Cancer Institute of Sri Lanka

 

Therapeutic mammoplasty Implant based Breast reconstruction
Miss. Harleen Deol (Oncoplastic breast surgeon, UK)
08:00 - 16:00
Dr. Panduka Jayasekara (SL) Dr. Dileepa Mahaliyana (SL)
Dr. Kanishka De silva (SL) Dr. Aravinda Dissanayake (SL)
Dr. Ranga Perera (SL) Dr. A. Parthiepan (SL)
Dr. Aun Muhammed (UK) Dr. Ramprakash Ramanathan

 

Day – 01 Saturday 16th November
Venue – Crystal Upper, Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Time

ACTIVITIES
09:30 - 11:00 Symposium I – Paediatric Oncology /Haemato-oncology Symposium

Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: Embracing the promise
Dr. Sanjeeva Gunasekera (SL)

PET imaging guided treatment in Hodgkin Lymphoma
Dr. Devinda Jayathilake (SL)

An update on CML - Therapy and Monitoring
Dr. Buddhhika Somawardana (SL)
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Plenary - Maintaining Stability and Reviving Growth
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy (SL)
11:30 - 11:45 Tea
11:45 - 12:45 Symposium 2 – Breast Cancer

Oncoplastic surgical Techniques
Ms. Harleen Deol (UK)

Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer: A Practical approach
Dr. (Mrs.) Buddhinie Karunaratne (SL)

What's new in Her2+ metastatic breast cancer?
Dr. Shazril Imran (Malaysia)

Questions
12:45 - 13:15 Plenary 2 - Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Prof. Sandra Turner (Australia)
13:15- 14:00 Lunch
14:00- 14:55 Symposium 3 – Thyroid Cancer

Management of Radioiodine Refractory Thyroid Cancer
Dr. Tom Roques (UK)

Pathological variants of Classical Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Prof. Chandu de Silva (SL)

Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer: Less is More?
Dr. Rasitha Manatunga (SL)

Questions
15:00- 16:00 Symposium 4 - Adjuvant Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer>
Dr. Nuradh Joseph (SL)

Nephron sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma
Prof. Neville Perera (SL)

Metastatic Renal Cancer: Beyond TKIs
Dr. Aun Mohammend (UK)

Question Time
16:00- 16:15 TEA
16:15- 16:45 Plenary 3 - Challenges in managing depression in Cancer Patients
Dr. Asanga Fernando (UK)
16:45- 18:00 Symposium 5 Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer
Dr. Mahilal Wijekoon (SL)

Advances in Systemic Therapies for small cell lung cancer
Dr. Shazril Imran (Malaysia)

Paraneoplastic Syndromes in SCLC
Dr. (Mrs.) Sumitha Peiris (SL)

Questions

"Evidence to Practice: Bridging the gap"
Day 2 Sunday 17th November

Time

Activity

08:30 – 09:00

Plenary 4 - Symptom Management in Palliative Care
Dr. Sampath Kondasinghe (Australia)

09:00 – 10:00

Symposium 6 - Case Discussions on Hepatobiliary Cancer MDT
Dr. Tom Roques (UK)
Dr. J Jayamohan (Australia)
Dr. Niroshan Atalugama (SL)
Dr. Chinthaka Appuhamy (SL)
Dr. (Mrs.) Sajeevani Jayawardena (SL)

10:00 – 10:30

Plenary 5 - Challenges in the management of Peritoneal Malignancies
Dr. Jayamal Ariyaratne (SL)

10:30-10:45

Tea

10:45-11:15

Plenary 6 - VMAT for anal cancer
Dr. J Jayamohan (Australia)

11:15- 12:15

Free Paper Session

12:15- 13:10 Symposium 7 - CNS Tumours Imaging in Brain Tumours
Dr. Chinthaka Appuhamy (SL)

Novel surgical techniques in Management of CNS Tumours
Dr. Saman Wadanamby (SL)

Personalizing Adjuvant Treatment of Brain Gliomas
Dr. Aun Muhammed (UK) Questions

13:10-13:40

Concluding Plenary - Targeting Cancer: Improving global access to radiation therapy
Prof. Sandra Turner (Australia)


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