St. Jude-Viva Forum

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St Jude-Viva Forum
Pre Forum Workshop

Improving Childhood Cancer Treatment by International
Co-operation

Date: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th June 2014

Venue: NUHS Tower Block

Enquiries: sjvf@nuhs.edu.sg


“No child should die in the dawn of life.”

- Danny Thomas
Founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

 

LEUKEMIA

Strategies to Improve the Outcome of ALL
PUI Ching-Hon MD
Chair, Department of Oncology
Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
Fahad Nassar Al-Rashid Chair of Leukemia Research
American Cancer Society Professor
Medical Director, China Program - International Outreach
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Children's Oncology Group ALL Trials: Updates and Progress
HUNGER Stephen P MD
Professor and Ergen Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer
Chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
Director, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Associate Director, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
The Children's Hospital
Aurora, Colorado, USA

Update on UK ALL Treatment Protocols and Results
VORA Ajay MD
Professor, Pediatric Hematology
Specialist, Bone Marrow Transplantation
Department of Hematology
Sheffield Children’s Hospital
South Yorkshire, UK

Updates and Progress of DCOG and Interfant Trials
PIETERS Rob MD MSC PhD
Head of Pediatric Oncology / Hematology
Erasmus MC-Sophia Children's Hospital
Professor in Pediatric Oncology
Erasmus MC
Chair, Dutch Children’s Oncology Group
THE NETHERLANDS

An overview of childhood AML Trials with special emphasis on the BFM trials
RITTER Jorg MD
Professor and Clinical Consultant
Department of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
University – Children’s Hospital
Münster, GERMANY

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Cellular Therapy

Cell Therapy of Childhood Malignancies
CAMPANA Dario MD PhD
Mrs. Lee Kong Chian Chair in Advanced Cellular Therapy
Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Center for Translational Medicine
SINGAPORE

Immunotherapy and Bone Marrow Transplantation
LEUNG Wing MD PhD
Director, Division of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy,
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Autologous SCT for Brain Tumors
HANDGRETINGER Rupert MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Hematology/Oncology and General Pediatrics
Children’s University Hospital
Tuebingen, GERMANY

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CNS Tumors

Mapping the Origins of Pediatric and Adult Cancer
GILBERTSON Richard J MD PhD
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center and EVP
Director, Division of Brain Tumor Research
Lillian R. Cannon Endowed Chair
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Pediatric Brain Tumors – Current Management and Future Directions
GAJJAR Amar MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Scott and Tracie Hamilton Endowed Chair in Brain Tumor Research
Co-Chair, Department of Oncology
Director, Neuro-Oncology Division
Co-Leader, Neurobiology & Brain Tumor Program
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Pediatric CNS Tumors
MERCHANT Thomas E DO PhD
Chief, Division of Radiation Oncology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Multidisciplinary Care – Neurosurgical Management of Pediatric Brain Tumors
SEOW Wan Tew
Neurosurgery
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

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Late Effects

Late Effects in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology - Surveillance and Management
GREEN Daniel M MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Epidemiology and Cancer Control Oncology
Cancer Survivorship Division
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Palliative Care

Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology
BAKER Justin N MD
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care
Attending Physician, Quality of Life Service
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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