May 26 from 09:00 to 15:30
Room: Turner Valley
Survivorship Workshop Program

08:00             Registration

08:30            Meet and Greet / Continental Breakfast

09:00            Welcome Remarks
Elisabeth Baugh, Chief Executive Officer, Ovarian Cancer Canada
                                                                                                                                              

09:30            New Understandings in Ovarian Cancer
Barbara Vanderhyden, PhD; University of Ottawa         

10:15            The Role of Lifestyle and ovarian cancer prognosis
Dr.Anita Koushik, University of Montreal Hospital Research    

11: 00           Emerging role of Immune Therapy in Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Dr. Brad Nelson, Trev and Joyce Deeley Research Center, BC Cancer, Victoria

11:40            The Prevent Ovarian Cancer Program: A new model for the identification and care of Women at risk for ovarian cancer
Alicia Tone, PhD , Scientific Associate, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

12:00            Lunch – Living with Cancer: A Perspective
Moderator: John Robinson, PhD, University of Calgary

13:30            Research into New Treatments                  
Anna Tinker, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer, Vancouver

14:15            Living with Hope
Jesse McElheran, R. Psych, CCI, Dept of Psychosocial & Spiritual Resources,Edmonton

15:00            Advocacy– advancing research funding

15:15- 15:30      Closing remarks

15:35 - 17:00      Offsite Networking Reception - food and beverages provided
                            
Villa Bistro – 4 minutes walk from the Edmonton Coast Plaza
                            10014 104 St NW Unit 80,
                            Edmonton, AB T5J 0Z1

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