Advancing the fight program

Day 1 May 13, 2023


7:30 am Registration + Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am Welcome – Dr. Ian Bambury Chairman
8:40 am Opening Remarks – Dr Raleigh Butler President CGCS
8:50 Remarks – Shaun Wynter, Head Obstetrics & Gynaecology Unit UHWI,

SESSION I Chair – Dr Matthew Taylor
9:00 am Address – The Hon. Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn OD MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Wellness, Jamaica or Representative
9:30 am Endometrial Cancer in the Caribbean – Trinidad (Dr Malini Bachan)/ Jamaica (Dr Paul Mitchell)

Analysis of the Statistics/Role of General Gynaecologist – Dr Natalie Medley, Jamaica
10:00 am Endometrial Cancer in the Young Patient- Fertility Options/Ovarian Conservation – Dr Troy Gatcliffe
10:30 am Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer and its Benefits in De-Escalating Adjuvant Treatments – Dr Ian Harley (Zoom Link)
11:00 am Genetic Testing for Gynaecolgical Cancer in the Caribbean Pros and Cons – Dr Sheray Ward-Chin
12:00 pm Luncheon Buffet

SESSION II Chair – Dr. Vikash Chatrani
12:30 pm “Controversies in Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers: How do we envision the management of these patients” – Dr Marcus Bernadini Canada – (Zoom Link)
1:00 pm Morbid Obesity in Gyne-oncology Patients: Strategies to Deliver Standard Treatment and Improve QOL, Reduce All-cause Mortality- Dr. Vishal Bahall
1:30 pm Sexual Function after Treatment in Gynaecologic Cancer Patients – Dr. Elaine Craig (Zoom Link)
2:30 pm Fellow Corner
Research Presentation Dr Omar Wellington
Interesting Case Presentation -Dr Christopher Daley
3:00 pm Refreshment Break

SESSION III Chair – Dr. Anna Kay Taylor – Christmas
3:30 pm Management of Advanced Ovarian Cancer in the Era of PARP Inhibitors– Dr Cemone Nixon Trinidad
4:00 pm Integrating Palliative Care in Patients with Gynaecologic Malignancy in the Caribbean – Dr Natalie Sharpe
4:30 pm Closing Remarks – Dr. Ian Bambury

Day 2 May 14, 2023



8:00 am Welcome/Chair- Dr Ian Bambury
8:15 am Address – Mr. Michael Leslie, Acting Executive Director, Jamaica Cancer Society

8:20 am CHAIR -Professor Horace Fletcher
8:30 am Update on MOH Role in the Fight Against Gynaecologic Cancer in Jamaica – Ministry of Health and Wellness – Dr Tamu Davidson, Jamaica
9:00 am Elimination of Cervical Cancer, Global Screening Issues
St Elmo Hall Memorial Lecture – Dr Raleigh Butler
10:00 am Update on HPV Vaccination in the Caribbean – Dr Vikash Chatrani Barbados
10:30 am Sponsor Presentation MSD
10:45 am Primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Cervix – Dr Christopher Daley
11:00 am Coffee Break

Chair – Dr. Milton Hardie
11:15 Chemotherapy Update in Cervical Cancer – Dr Dwight Lowe Jamaica
11:45 am Radiation Therapy for Gynaecological Cancer – Managing side effects – Dr. Martin Keish USA
12:15 Colposcopy Cases and Images: Discussion on Management – Dr. Thomas Randall USA
1:00 pm Q & A
1:15pm Vote of Thanks – Dr Matthew Taylor Jamaica