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IPSO Programme Highlights

Tuesday, October 10


  • Time: 08:30 – 17:30
  • Program available here
  • Venue to be confirmed
  • Faculty:
    • Ahmed Nasr, University of Ottawa
    • Reto Baertschiger, University of Toronto
    • Pablos Lobos, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
    • Peter Ehrlich, University of Michigan
    • Jennifer Aldrink, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    • Roshni Gupta, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    • Jaime Shalkow, ABC Cancer Center, Mexico
    • Nelson Piche, University of Montreal
    • Hafeez Abdelhafeez, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    • Jonathan Karpelowsky, Westmead Children’s Hospital


Wednesday, October 11

Please see the main scientific program for further information

  • Free paper session
  • Daniel Hayes surgical skills seminar: Minimizing long term sequelae in pediatric oncology surgery by performing reconstructive surgery:
    • Soft tissue and Thoracic reconstruction, Peter Ehrlich
    • Urological and pelvic reconstruction, Armando Lorenzo
    • Transplant techniques, bench surgery and vascular reconstruction, Greg Tiao
  • Free paper session
  • IPSO problem case session
  • IPSO Business Meeting (Members Only)


Thursday, October 12

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  • Free paper session: The Robert Arceci Best of IPSO
  • Free paper session
  • IPSO Symposium: Meeting the surgical challenges of cancer care in the Adolescent and Young Adult
    • Paediatric malignancies in Young Adults, Ted Gerstle
    • Adult malignancies in Children, Pablo Lobos
    • Surgical needs in patients with familial predisposition syndromes, Andrew Murphy
  • IPSO Gala Dinner


Friday, October 13

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  • Meet the expert: Biomedical engineering in oncology care, Dr. Jonathan Morris
  • Free paper session: IPSO best posters
  • IPSO Keynote Lecture: The impact of surgical long-term follow-up of children with solid tumors, Chris Weldon
  • IPSO SIOP PROS Symposium: Head and neck tumors
    • SIOP: Dr. Ted Laetsch
    • PROS: Raquel Davila Fajardo
    • IPSO: Jaime Shalkow