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

5.75 MOC SEC 1 | 5.75 MAINPRO+ | Accredited by UBC CPD

Friday, October 2, 2020

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

8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Registration will close at 8:00am on the day of the conference.

Location:  The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Who should attend: Any physician or allied health care provider who is involved with the care of breast and prostate cancer patients including family physicians, general practitioner’s in oncology, radiation and medical oncologists, medical students, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physiotherapists.

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


8:15      Program Introduction | Dr. Larry Goldenberg
8:30      Fad Diets & Dietary Supplements for Breast & Prostate Cancer: What to Recommend or Avoid from A to Z | Mark Moyad, MD
9:05      Cardiotoxicity Related to Cancer Therapies (ADT Effects) | Lynn Straatman, MD
9:25      Bone Health/Testosterone | Richard Bebb, MD
9:45      Sexual Health Concerns in Women with Breast Cancer: A Practical Approach | Melanie Altas, MD 
10:05    Q & A
10:35    BREAK
10:50    Medical Treatments for Post Breast Cancer Genital Urinary Syndrome of Menopause (GMS) | Lana Lipkowitz, MD
11:10    Sexual Issues for Prostate Cancer Patients | Ryan Flannigan, MD
11:30    Prostate Cancer Supportive Care (PCSC) Program | Monita Sundar, MA
11:40    Caring for Patients after Initial Treatment for Breast Cancer | Tamara Shenkier, MD
12:00    After Breast Cancer Service | Anita Dotts, NP
12:10    Q & A
12:30    LUNCH
13:10    Afternoon Introduction | Larry Goldenberg, MD
13:20    Living with Prostate Cancer: Loss, Grief, Depression, and Challenges to Identity | David Kuhl, MD, PhD
13:40    Physiotherapy Solutions for Upper Body/Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction Following Mastectomy | Susan Deslippe, PT
14:00    Use of Cannabis and Cannabinoids for Cancer Patients | Pippa Hawley, MD
14:20    Using Exercise as a Supportive Medicine in Breast and Prostate Cancer Patients | Sarah Weller, MSc, CSEP-CEP
14:40    Q & A
15:10    Closing Remarks | Larry Goldenberg, MD


Physicians: $150 (virtual)
Allied Health: $75 (virtual)
Students: $50 (virtual)

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

For Inquiries

Jenna Bentley
PCSC Program Coordinator

Sponsorship Provided By:

Presenting Faculty:


pcsc@vch.ca   |   604-875-4485