The INCTR organizes and participates in workshops and symposia for health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer. Workshops and symposia held in 2009 and 2010 and those planned for later in 2010 are listed below.
For a summary of workshops held in 2003 through 2008, click here.
For a summary of symposia held in 2003 through 2008, click here.
These one month courses will be conducted by MNJ in collaboration with INCTR PAX and Pallium India. The goal of these courses is to provide doctors, nurses, social workers and volunteers with practical “hands-on” training in palliative care that is supported by theoretical background information.
This workshop featured lectures on specific lymphomas followed by selected case presentations. The recent results of the pathology review performed by the Pathology Program team in the context of the on-going INCTR Burkitt lymphoma study were presented. Presentations related to the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and HIV-associated lymphomas were given. A round table discussion that touched on a variety of topics relevant to improving diagnosis and management of lymphomas was held.
AMCC held its 3rd meeting on cancer control in French-speaking developing countries. Problems related to cancer control in several low income countries in Africa and Asia were discussed. A major outcome of the meeting was the development of strategic plans to enhance North-South and South-South collaboration in projects related to cancer treatment and research in the French-speaking developing world.
This 5 day training course for “trainers” in palliative care and pain control was the 3rd in a series of trainers for doctors, midwives, pharmacists and nurses from 7 French-speaking countries in West Africa. Evaluation of previous meetings took place and updates and good practices relating to pain management, drugs delivery, the use of morphine syrup, palliative care, and the role of associations in terminal care.
Recipients of poster awards given at the time of the INCTR Meeting in 2009 attended a 4 day workshop on scientific writing.
The goal of this course was to provide doctors, nurses, social workers and volunteers with practical “hands-on” training in palliative care supported by theoretical background information.
The objective of this workshop was to assess progress and to develop future plans in the thematic areas of access to care, pathology, supportive care and palliative care.
This one day workshop was attended by investigators and their respective research team personnel who recently agreed to participate in the INCTR protocol for the treatment of Burkitt lymphoma. Investigator responsibilities, the protocol, and data management procedures were elements of the workshop.