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Workshops / Symposia

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.

Workshops

Pain and Palliative Care for Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers and Volunteers – One Month Certificate Course

MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Center, August 2010, October 2010 and December 2010

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.

 

What Can We Learn from Africa?  New Insights into Lymphoma Classification, Heterogeneity, Molecular Epidemiology and Biology

Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy, May 7th and 8th, 2010

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’s Third Meeting Devoted to Cancer Control in French-Speaking Developing Countries

Val d’Aurelle Regional Cancer Control Center, Montpellier, France, April 8th and 9th, 2010

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.

 

INCTR Telepathology/Teleoncology Meeting

College of Health Sciences, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, January 26, 2010

 

Training for Trainers: 3rd Workshop Palliative Care and Pain Control

Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, December 1st- 5th, 2009

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. 

 

Palliative Care for Cancer in Africa, Pre-Conference Workshop at AORTIC

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, November 10, 2009

 

INCTR Workshop on Scientific Writing

Brussels, Belgium, October 18th- 21st, 2009

Recipients of poster awards given at the time of the INCTR Meeting in 2009 attended a 4 day workshop on scientific writing.

 

Second International Workshop on Palliative Care

Santa Marcelina Hospital, São Paulo, Brazil, October 16th and 17th, 2009

 

Pain and Palliative Care for Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers and Volunteers – One Month Certificate Course

MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Center, September, 2009

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.

 

AMCC’s Second Meeting Devoted to Cancer Control in French-Speaking Developing Countries

Val d’Aurelle Regional Cancer Control Center, Montpellier, France, April 3rd, 2009

 

Follow-Up Thematic Workshop – Cancer Control in East Africa

Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, January 24th, 2009

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.

 

Training Workshop for Investigators and Data Managers

Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, January 21st, 2009

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.


   

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