NewswireToday - /newswire/ -
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2013/10/28 - Annual Oncology Conference Takes Place November 29 in Toronto; Oncology Healthcare Practitioners Around the World Convene for the Latest Developments in Cancer Treatment - OncologyEducation.com.
OncologyEducation.com, the everyday resource for physician-authored oncology education, will host the 3rd Annual Best of Oncology East Conference on November 29th, 2013 at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto.
The 3rd Annual Best of Oncology East Conference is a day-long meeting that will educate oncology professionals on advances in cancer treatment. Meeting objectives include:
1. To discuss the pivotal oncology trials and research presented in the different disease sites
2. To review the current standard of care for key malignancies
3. To discuss the current controversies in the management of specific cancers
The conference will be co-chaired by Sunil Verma BSc, MD, MEd, FRCP© and Scott Berry, BSc, MD, MHSc, FRCP©, Medical Directors of OncologyEducation.com; and Robert El-Maraghi, BSc, MD, FRCPC and Dorothy Lo, BSc, MD, MHA, FRCP©, Co-Chairs for the Community Oncologists of Metropolitan Toronto (COMET) Education Committee. Dr. Verma is an associate professor at the University of Toronto and the Chair of breast medical oncology at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. Dr. Scott Berry is a medical oncologist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and an associate professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Robert El-Maraghi is a medical oncologist at the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre and a clinical lecturer at the University of Toronto. Dr. Dorothy Lo is a medical oncologist at St. Joseph's Health Centre and the Secretary for the Hematology/Oncology Section of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA).
“Throughout the past year, the oncology field has seen a tremendous number of advances in cancer research,” said Dr. Verma. “The Best of Oncology events bring together these essential developments through cutting-edge scientific presentations focused on cancer research, treatment and care, specifically grouped by disease site for the most comprehensive presentation of educational material.”
This educational event is directed at oncologists and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of cancer. To register or view the program agenda, please visit oncologyeducation.com.
OncologyEducation.com is the foremost resource providing evidence-based educational content exclusively developed and authored by a leading international faculty of oncology physicians. All content focuses on presenting timely, unbiased information for the medical oncology community and includes reports on the latest advances in literature and clinical trials, conference updates and presentations, and disease-specific information, all of which are delivered through integrated online and mobile platforms. Accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) events are hosted several times a year throughout the world and focus on the latest scientific information for improvements in standards of care in cancer management and treatment. Though not a registered not-for-profit organization, OncologyEducation.com adheres to the same principals and funding model, and reinvests all profit towards its educational materials.