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GOC on the GO – Our Virtual 19th Annual CPD Meeting

We are thrilled to announce to all our membership an equal opportunity to benefit from the outstanding topics that were presented at CPD. No matter where you are in the world, all you need is a smart phone, tablet or laptop/computer to view GOC's 19th Annual CPD meeting presentations anytime!  Yes, most presentations were filmed and are available for viewing. Earn self-learning CME credits from using your device!

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This virtual meeting is available to GOC members only as a benefit of membership.

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Date Posted May 9, 2019
  • Event Date

    May 9, 2019 - September 9, 2020

  • Event Time

    All Day

  • Event Location

    The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
    2781 Lancaster Road, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario

  • Event Contact

    Host: The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
    Contact E-Mail: enquiry@g-o-c.org
    Url: www.g-o-c.org

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  • Program

    Program Objectives

    1. To improve our understanding of the role of robotics-assisted surgery for gynecologic cancers;
    2. To review the indications for PARP inhibitor use in gynecologic oncology;
    3. To describe an interdisciplinary approach to malignant bowel obstruction;
    4. To understand the landscape of immunotherapy clinical trials in gynecologic oncology in Canada and how to develop an immune-oncology program in the hospital;
    5. To discuss the role of minimally invasive surgery and its limitations in the treatment of cervix cancer;
    6. To summarize the advances in radiotherapy in the treatment of cervix cancer and vulvar cancer;
    7. To summarize the role of hormone replacement therapy for gynecologic oncology patients;
    8. To discuss the applications of radiotherapy in palliative circumstances;
    9. To introduce the principles of pelvic physiotherapy and how it can be helpful for gynecologic oncology patients;
    10. To review new perspectives in HPV testing;
    11. To discuss the new advances in pathology and translational research for vulvar cancer and the resulting upcoming systemic therapies;
    12. To review considerations for the integration of oncology biosimilars in clinical practice.

    Molecular biology for gynecologic cancers: Program Objectives

    1. Discuss how advancements in basic science lead to specific improvements in cancer care for women.
    2. Review the description, classification, biology and significance of the chromosomal changes found in cancer.
    3. Discuss the current approaches and pitfalls to measuring ctDNA and how measuring ctDNA will improve the treatment of cancer and specifically GYN Cancers.
    4. Discuss molecular biology of HPV infection including typing, oncogenicity, and detection.
  • Registration

    CPD Registration Fees

    Category                                                                                                  Reg fee

    GOC Member physicians                                                                          $100.00
    GOC Member fellows, nurses, residents, researchers, pharmacists        $  50.00

    Molecular Biology Course Registration Fees

    Category                                                                                                  Reg fee

    GOC Member physicians                                                                          $35.00
    GOC Member fellows, nurses, residents, researchers, pharmacists        $15.00


    Registration for this event is closed.

  • Accomodations & Travel

    Not applicable!

  • Social event

    Not applicable!

  • Sponsors

    Our Sponsors

    We would like to acknowledge the following companies for their support of our 19th Annual Continuing Professional Development Meeting in the form of sponsorship or educational grants:

    DIAMOND+: Astra Zeneca
    GOLD: Hoffmann-La Roche, Merck Canada Inc.
    SILVER: Minogue Medical Inc.
    BRONZE: Allen-Carey Scholarship Fund in Women’s Health, CAREpath, Hoffmann-La Roche, Hologic, Tesaro/GSK


Our Partners

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada welcomes and values industry partnerships.

GOC acknowledges the ongoing support of these dedicated partners for their commitment to gynecologic oncology in Canada. Thank you.

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