Scientific Program

Friday, 28th September (Hall A)
09:00 AM Onwards Registration
10.00 AM - 12.30 PM AMPOK Molecular Oncology Symposium
10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Standardising Biomarker Assay for Molecular Diagnostics & Making Sense of the Data
10.35 AM - 11.05 AM Risk Assessment in Hereditary Cancers and Recent Advances in Molecular Profiling of Breast Cancer
11.10 AM - 11.35 AM Update on Liquid Biopsy in Oncology
11.40 AM - 12.15 PM Tumor Board - Real World Impact of NGS in Colorectal and Gynec Oncology
12.30 PM - 01.15 PM LUNCH BREAK
01.15 PM - 02.45 PM Breast Cancer Session 1: Early Breast Cancer
01.15 PM - 01.30 PM Biomarker Driven Treatment of Early Breast Cancer
01.35 PM - 01.50 PM Novel Surgical Options in Breast Cancer
01.55 PM - 02.10 PM Adjuvant Radiation based on Genomic Risk Factors - Emerging Scenarios
02.15 PM - 02.45 PM Tumor Board- Early Breast Cancer
02.50 PM - 03.00 PM TEA BREAK
03.00 PM - 04.30 PM Breast Cancer Session 2: Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
03.00 PM - 03.15 PM Oncoplastic Techniques and Reconstruction Techniques
03.20 PM - 03.35 PM Regional Management of Breast Cancer- A Radiation Oncologist's Perspective
03.40 PM - 03.55 PM Optimization of HER2 Therapy in LABC - Controversies and Consensus
04.00 PM - 04.30 PM Tumor Board-LABC
04.35 PM - 05.45 PM Breast Cancer Session 3: Metastatic Breast Cancer
04.35 PM - 04.50 PM Triple Negative Breast Cancer- Where we are Heading?
04.55 PM - 05.10 PM Immunotherapy In Breast Cancer - Is It The Future?
05.15 PM - 05.45 PM Tumor Board- Metastatic Breast Cancer
07:00 PM Onwards Cultural Program & Dinner
Saturday, 29th September (Hall A)
08:00 AM Registration
09.00 AM - 10.00 AM Session 1 - Lung Cancer
09.00 AM - 09.15 AM Radiological Assessment of Response in the Biological Era
09.20 AM - 09.35 AM Endobronchial Techniques in Lung Cancer Diagnosis
09.40 AM - 10.10 AM Debate : Surgery is the Standard of Care in Early Lung Cancer
10.10 AM-10.20 AM Tea Break
10.20 AM - 11.30 AM Session 2: Precision Medicine in Lung Cancer
10.20 AM - 10.35 AM Liquid Biopsy in Clinical Practice
10.40 AM - 10.55 AM Frontline therapy for Genomic Aberration in Lung Cancer
11.00 AM - 11.30 AM Tumor Board- Small Cell Lung Cancer
11.30 AM - 12.50 PM Session 3: Role of Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer
11.30 AM - 11.50 AM First Line Chemo-immunotherapy in Carcinoma Lung
11.55 AM - 12.15 PM Managing Toxicities of Immunotherapy
12.20 PM - 12.50 PM Tumor Board- Metastatic Lung Cancer
12:55 PM - 01:40 PM LUNCH BREAK
01:40 PM - 02:55 PM Session 1: Gynec Malignancies
01:40 PM - 02:00 PM HPV Screening and Vaccination Strategies for the Developing World
02:05 PM - 02:25 PM Fertility Sparing in Gynecological Malignancies
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM Tumor Board: Malignancies during Pregnancy
03:05 PM - 03:15 PM TEA BREAK
03:20 PM - 04:40 PM Session 2: Ovarian Cancer
03:20 PM - 03:40 PM HIPEC in Ovarian Cancer
03:45 PM - 04:05 PM Maintenance Therapy in Ovarian Cancer
04:10 PM - 04:40 PM Tumor Board: Relapsed Ovarian Cancer
04:40 PM - 06:05 PM Session 3: Uterine Malignancies
04:45 PM - 05:05 PM Surgical management of Endometrium - Recent concepts
05:10 PM - 05:30 PM Adjuvant Management of Endometrium in Clinic
05:35 PM - 06:05 PM Tumor Board: Uterine Sarcoma
06:30 PM Onwards INAUGURATION followed by Banquet Dinner
Sunday, 30th September (Hall A)
08:00 AM Registration
09.00 AM - 10.30 AM Gastro & Esophageal
09.00 AM - 09.15 AM Changing Epidemiology of GI Cancers in India
09.20 AM - 09.35 AM Definitive CRT vs Trimodality in Esophagus - Choosing Wisely
09.40 AM - 09.55 AM Gastric Cancer - Beyond D2
10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Tumor Board : Neoadjuvant in GE Junction
10.30 AM - 12.00 PM Pancreaticobiliary
10.30 AM - 10.45 AM Beyond MILAN - Transplant in HCC
10.50 AM - 11.05 AM SBRT Among the Non Surgical Options of HCC
11.10 AM - 11.25 AM Beyond Sorafenib : Systemic Options in HCC
11.30 AM - 12.00 PM Tumor Board - Neoadjuvant Treatment Options in Pancreas
12.00 PM - 01.30 PM Rectum
12.00 PM - 12.15 PM Neoadjuvant Options in Rectum
12.20 PM - 12.35 PM Multiorgan Resection in Rectum
12.40 PM - 12.55 PM Adjuvant Chemo in Rectum-Necessary or Not ?
01.00 PM - 01:30 PM Tumor Board - Sequencing Treatment in Synchronous Mets
01.30 PM - 02.00 PM Prize Distribution and Concluding Remarks
02.00 PM onwards Lunch

SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

Friday, 28th September
AMPOK Molecular Oncology Symposium
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Boban, Dr. Anu R.I.
10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Standardising Biomarker Assay for Molecular Diagnostics & Making Sense of the Data
10.30 AM - 11.00 AM Risk Assessment in Hereditary Cancers and Recent Advances in Molecular Profiling of Breast Cancer
11.10 AM - 11.35 AM Update on Liquid Biopsy in Oncology
11.40 AM - 12.15 PM Panel Discussion - Real World Impact of NGS in Colorectal and Gynec Oncology
Lymphoma slide seminar with clinical inputs
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Sumeet Gujral, Dr. Sumangala Balakrishnan
02.00 PM - 05.00 PM Pathology is the bedrock on which modern oncology is built. To better understand the changing landscape related to pathology of Lymphomas, MVR CANCON has created a unique forum for the interaction between some of the leading pathologists and hemato oncologists of India. Digital images of interesting cases of Lymphoma will be circulated online for perusal and interpretation. Slides viewing facility will also be made available at the conference venue. These slides, as well as their cytogenetics, flow cytometry and clinical principles will be discussed in detail by experts with enough time for interaction. We hope this will be a unique opportunity for post graduates in pathology as well as all Pathologists with interest in Hematology. In addition to this session we expect your active participation in the molecular oncology session scheduled for the same day morning as well as the discussions on Multiple myeloma which follows the slide seminar. Warm welcome to MVR.
Saturday, 29th September
Radiation Therapy Technologists Workshop - in association with ARTTI
(Set Up Verification - Where are we headed)
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Mohammed Afsal K, Mr. Harshal
01.30 PM - 01.50 PM Basic Principles in Imaging Techniques for Treatment Verification
02.00 PM - 03.00 PM Hard Talk- Current Image Verification Systems Across Devices
03.00 PM - 03.20 PM Imaging Principles in MR Linac- Beyond the Hype
03.30 PM - 03.50 PM Set Up Verification in Proton- Challenges
04.00 PM - 04.20 PM Ideal Verification: What is the Future?
Oncology for Gynecologists - in Association with KFOG
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Santhosh Kuriakose, Dr. Dinesh Makuny
10.00 AM - 10.20 AM Essential Radiology in Gynec Oncology
10.20 AM - 10.40 AM Recent Advances in Colposcopy
10.40 AM - 11.00 AM HPV DNA Testing as a Strategy for Screening
11.00 AM - 11.10 AM Tea / Coffee Break
11.10 AM - 11.30 AM Minimally Invasive Surgery in Carcinoma Cervix
11.30 AM - 11.50 AM Recent Advances in Gynec Radiation
11.50 AM - 12.50 PM Tumor Board of Interesting Cases with an Expert Panel-GTD
12.50 PM - 01.30 PM Lunch / Meet The Professor
(Gynec Post graduates with Prof Peter Rose from Cleveland )
Paediatric MVR IAP Kozhikode Program
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Ranjith, Dr. Smitha
01.30 PM - 01.50 PM Approach to Pancytopenia
01.50 PM - 02.10 PM Current Outcomes of ALL Among Children in Asian Countries - Where Are We Now?
02.10 PM - 02.30 PM Recognising Oncological Emergencies in Paediatric Population
02.30 PM - 02.50 PM Approach to Abdominal Masses in Children
02.50 PM - 03.10 PM Rational Use of Blood Products
03.10 PM - 03.30 PM Immunisation in Immunocompromised children - Do’s and Don't's
05.00 PM - 06.30 PM Cancer Survivors Program
Co-ordinators: Dr. Nirmal C, Mr. Shaji M.G
Sunday, 30th September
MVR - IMA Medicolegal Workshop
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Jayakrishnan, Dr. Shailaj Kurup
10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Current Medicolegal Scenario in India
10.30 AM - 11.00 AM Case Based Discussion 1 - Social Media Challenges
11.00 AM - 11.30 AM Indian Evidence Act & Electronic Records - When Voice recording is done by Patients and Relatives
11.30 AM - 12.00 PM Case Based Discussion 2 - Consent and Documentation Challenges
12.00 PM - 12.30 PM Case Based Discussion 3 - Operation Theatre Special Considerations
12.30 PM - 01.00 PM Case Based Discussion 4 - Do not Resucitate and DAMA
01.00 PM - 01.30 PM Case Based Discussion 5 - When Complaint or Notice is Received
01.30 PM - 02.00 PM MCI Regulations & Uniform Code for Pharma Marketing Practices (UCPMP) - Interacting with Industry Representative
Palliative Care Program
Session Co-ordinators: Dr. Ramkumar, Dr. Ajmal Sherif
10.00 AM - 10.40 AM Panel Discussion- Practising Palliative Care in Community
10.40 AM - 11.00 AM Regulatory Issues Regarding Opioids
11.00 AM - 11.20 AM Beyond Opioids: Interventions in Pain Management
11.20 AM - 11.30 AM Tea/Coffee Break
11.30 AM - 11.50 AM Reactions to Diagnosis and Illness Among Cancer Patients and Care Givers
11.50 AM - 12.10 PM Palliative Chemo : Does It Really Palliate?
12.10 PM - 12.30 PM The Last Days of A Cancer Patient: What An Oncologist Should Know?
12.30 PM - 12.50 PM What is New: METHADONE
12.50 PM - 01.30 PM Panel Discussion: Patient Rights Versus Family: The Art of Communication in Indian Scenario

International Faculty

Dr. Thomas Budd

Professor of Medicine,

Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Dinesh Thekkinkattil

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon,

Lincoln County Hospital

Pilgrim Hospital, Boston

Dr. Peter Rose

Professor

Gynecology and Oncology,

Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Kurt A Schalper

Assistant Professor

of Pathology & Medicine

(Medical Oncology),

Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Shaheenah Dawood

Head of Medical Oncology and

Breast Cancer Program

Dubai Hospital, UAE

Dr. Diane Radford

Associate Professor

of surgery,

Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Zainul Abideen

Consultant in Paediatric

Haematology and Oncology

Burjeel Hospital

Dr. Khaleel Ashraf

Haematologist & Oncologist

Haematology & Oncology Associates

of Alabama LLC

Awards


Quiz Winners
1st Rank Dr. Shafeek Shamsudeen Dept of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Trivandrum
Dr. Kiran K Dept of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Trivandrum
2nd Rank Dr. Surya Prakash Vankina Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer hospital and research institute, Hyderabad
Dr. V Pradeep Babu Koyyala Dept of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Rresearch Center, Delhi
3rd Rank Dr. Sanath K Dept of Medical Oncology, Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer hospital and research institute, Hyderabad
Dr. Taha Sethjiwala Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai
Dr. Hemanth Kumar Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai


Best Oral Paper
1st Rank Dr. Renjith K. R. Dept of Nuclear Medicine, MVRCCRI, Calicut
Dr. Ravi Jaiswal Dept of Medical Oncology, Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer hospital and research institute, Hyderabad
2nd Rank Dr. Hemanth Kumar Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar
Ms. Maryam Ghufran Amity University, Delhi


Best E-Poster
1st Rank Dr. Hemanth Kumar Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai
2nd Rank Dr. R Deepak Dept of Radiation Oncology, Billroth Hospitals, Chennai
3rd Rank Ms. Maryam Ghufran Amity University, Delhi