Programme


12 - 14 November 2021

Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Hybrid Conference


Dr. Kumar Weerasekera Oration

Friday 12th November 2021 | 20:00 - 20:40

Precision Radiotherapy: It’s a matter of time

Dr Nuradh Joseph

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Teaching Hospital Batticaloa

DAY 1

Friday, 12th November 2021

Pre-congress Workshop 1 (Essentials in Oncology for All Doctors)

Time

Topic

Speakers

10.00 - 10.20

Principles of Cancer management

Dr. Jayantha Balawardane

10.20 - 10.40

Oncological Emergencies - Tumour lysis syndrome & Febrile Neutropaenia

Dr. Devinda Jayathilake

10.40 - 11.00

Spinal metastasis – A Surgeon’s point of view

Dr. M.S. Hameed

11.00 - 11.15

Q&A

11.15 - 11.35

Cancer pain management

Dr. Sujeewa Weerasinghe

11.35 - 11.55

Prescribing chemotherapy – Do no harm

Dr. Naduni Imbulgoda

11.55 - 12:15

Q&A


Pre-congress Workshop 2 (Live Case Discussion)


Time

Speakers

13:15-16:00

Dr. T. Ajithkumar

Dr. Niluja  Thiruthaneeswaran

Prof. Ananya Choudhury

Dr. Jennifer King

Dr. Martin Scott-Brown

Dr. Matthew Roberts

Registration

Link to online registration:

https://forms.office.com/r/3Kj5LT0fTs

DAY 2

Saturday, 13th November 2021

Main Congress

Time

Session

Topic

Speakers

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote lecture

Radiotherapy for Oligometastatic disease

Prof. Shankar Siva

Symposium 1 | Defeating Hepato-biliary Cancers together

09:30 - 09:45

Approach to indeterminate Biliary Strictures

Prof. Rahul Pannala

09:45 - 10:00

Controversies and Challenges in Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Prof. Amit K. Mathur

10:00 - 10:15

Radiation Therapy for Hepato-Biliary Cancer

Prof. Ashman B Jonathan

10:15 - 10:30

Targeting molecular subsets in Biliary Cancer

Prof. Ramesh Ramanathan

10:30 - 10:40

Q&A

10:40 - 11:00

Plenary 1

Improving Cancer Outcomes: Role of the civil society

Dr. Lanka Jayasuriya-Dissanayake

11.00 - 11.30

Tea Break

Symposium 2 | Management of Retroperitoneal Sarcomas

11:30 - 11:50

Pre-operative Evaluation & Surgical management of retroperitoneal Sarcomas

Mr. Dirk Strauss

11:50 - 12:10

Role of Radiation therapy for retroperitoneal Sarcomas

Dr. Damayanthi Pieris

12:10 - 12:30

Emerging role of systemic therapy in the management of Sarcomas

Dr. Alexander Lee

12:30 - 13:00

Plenary 2

Biological Optimization of Radiotherapy

Prof. Catharine West

13:00 - 13:30

Plenary 3

Balancing Individual risk - Early Hodgkin Lymphoma

Dr. Graham Collins

13:30 - 14:15

Lunch Break

14:15 - 16:15

Free paper session

DAY 3

Sunday, 14th November 2021

Main Congress

Time

Session

Topic

Speakers

Symposium 3 | Management of Head and Neck Cancers

09:30 - 09:50

Surgical principles of Oral Cavity Cancers

Prof. Prathamesh Pai

09:50 - 10:10

Adjuvant treatment of Oral Cavity Cancers

Prof. Ashwini Budrukkar

10:10 - 10:30

Updates in the management of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Prof. Ivan Tham

10:30 - 11:00

Plenary 4

Management of advanced Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Prof. Sarah O’Dwyer

11:00 - 11:30

Plenary 5

Radiotherapy in Medulloblastoma

Dr. Thankamma Ajithkumar

11:30 - 12:00

Tea Break

Symposium 4 | Gynaecological Oncology

12:00 -12:20

Fertility preservation in Cancer care

Dr. Rajitha Wijesinghe

12:20 - 12:40

Recent advances in the Surgical management of Ovarian Cancers

Mr. Raj Naik

12:40 - 13:00

Medical management of stage III Ovarian Cancers

Prof. Linda Mileshkin

13:00 - 13:30

Plenary 6

Role of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

Prof. Jean Abraham