Medical Association of Jamaica
VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM 2020
"CANCER: NEW HORIZONS, NEW HOPE"
17-20 September 2020
Four Days of Powerful Talks
17 Sept 2020
20 Sept 2020
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
Guest Speaker: The Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton,
Minister of Health
Session I - Cancer: Do We Know the Numbers?
Session II - Screening: Early Detection Means Life! (Part I)
Session III - Current Approaches To Cancer Treatment (Part I)
SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
Session IV - Advances In Screening
Session V - Screening: Early Detection Means Life! (Part II)
Session VI - Looking After The Women
SEPTEMBER 19, 2020
Session VII - Let's Look At The Kids!
Session VIII - For The Skin Of It!
Session IX - Current Approaches To Cancer Treatment (Part II)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2020
Session X – Current Approaches to Cancer Treatment (Part III)
Mike D'Silva Memorial Lecture
Session XI – Cancer: Getting the Right Frame of Mind!
About Symposium 2020
The Symposium under the theme “Cancer: New Horizons, New Hope” will provide for the delegates a comprehensive overview of some of the current advances in the fight against cancer. The epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis and evidence-based management protocols of cancer will be explored. This will include a look at recommended screening protocols, advances in radiological imaging, advances in chemotherapy, radio-oncology and surgical modalities available for the treatment of cancer. The psycho-social impact of cancer will be explored as well as new techniques available for palliative care.