‘What You Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast and Prostate Cancer’ Continuing Professional Development Conference

4.25 MOC SEC 1 | 4.25 MAINPRO+ | Accredited by UBC CPD

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This year’s conference will be held virtually!
The conference will be recorded for registered participants.

8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Registration will close at 8:00am on the day of the conference.

Location:  Virtual

Who should attend: Any physician or allied health provider who is involved with the care of breast and prostate cancer patients; this includes family physicians, general practitioners in oncology, urologists, general surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists, pharmacists, medical students, registered dieticians, clinical counsellors, exercise physiologists, nurse practitioners and nurses.

What will be covered: The conference will focus on screening, treatment, side effect management and emerging new therapies in breast and prostate cancer patients.


8:00      Program Introduction | Larry Goldenberg, MD
Bone Health for Breast and Prostate Cancer Patients  | Mirjana Pavlic, MD
8:25      Q & A
Caring for Breast Cancer Patient after Initial Treatment | Tamara Shenkier, MD
8:50      Q & A
Sexual Health for Breast Cancer Patients | Melanie Altas, MD
9:15      Q & A
Sexual Health for Prostate Cancer Patients | Ryan Flannigan, MD
9:50      General Q & A
10:10    BREAK
Use of Medical Cannabis in Cancer Patients | Pippa Hawley, MD
10:50    Q & A
Fear of Recurrence & Breast Cancer in the Context of Survivorship | Paula Myers, MSW
11:15    Q & A
Mindfulness and CBT for Couples for Post Prostate Cancer Treatment | Lori Brotto, PhD
11:50    Q & A
Nutrition and Diet for Breast & Prostate Cancer Patients | Andrea Holmes, RD
12:15    Q & A
Exercise for Prostate Cancer Patients | Nick Pratap, CEP
12:50    Q & A
Closing Remarks | Larry Goldenberg, MD


Physicians: $65 (virtual)
Allied Health: $55 (virtual)
Students/Residents: $15 (virtual)

*Registration will close October 2nd at 8:00am*

For Inquiries

Jenna Bentley
PCSC Program Coordinator

Sponsorship Provided By:

Presenting Faculty:


Phone: 604-875-4485 | Phone (toll-free): 844-483-1449
Fax: 604-875-4637
Email: pcsc@vch.ca