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« on: October 01, 2008, 02:17:24 AM »

There was an anemia conference in Canada last weekend:

Friday, September 26, 2008
Combined session with Patient/Family Groups
Tour of Newborn Screening Facilities at CHEO
Reception with Light Supper
Speaker and Discussion: Dr. Pranesh Chakraborty

Saturday, September 27, 2008
Combined session with Patient/Family Groups
Welcome Address: Ontario Minister of Health
Welcome to the City from Mayor Larry O'Brien
Dr. Graham Serjeant: Sickle Cell Disease: Comprehensive Care Through the Life Cycle
Dr. David Weatherall: Thalassemia: Comprehensive Care Through the Life Cycle
Refreshment Break
 Dr. Pranesh Chakraborty: The Testing and Reporting of Carriers
Panel discussion on Urgent Care: moderator Dr. Alan Tinmouth
Discussants: Dr. Adam Cwinn, Dr. Molly Warner, Ms. Laura Giannontonio, RN,
 Mr. Michael Mackenzie, Ms. Neema Mugala, Ms. Molly Chin
Lunch Break

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Academic Half-Day in Hematology
Dr: Robert Klaassen: Is it Iron Deficiency or Thalassemia? The Workup of Microcytic Anemia
Mirielle Cloutier: Prenatal Counselling of Hemoglobinopathies
Dr. David Weatherall: Thalassemia: What a Primary Care Doctor Needs to Know
Discussion Period
Break
Dr. Graham Serjeant: Sickle Cell Disease: What a Primary Care Doctor Needs to Know
Dr. Melissa Forgie: Diagnosis and Treatment of Iron Overload
Discussion Period
Evaluation and Adjournment

Did anyone here attend this conference?  My understanding is that other than Dr. Vichinsky, Dr. Olivieri and Dr. Lucarelli in Italy - Dr. Weatherall and Dr. Klaassen are the most prominent doctors in the field.  I would love to learn what they talked about at the conference.

Samples of my son's blood were taken in Oakland during our last visit to be sent to England for Dr. Weatherall and Dr. Klaassen.  They are also following iron levels and chelators in his blood. 

 
Thanks in advance to anyone who has information from this conference,

Sharmin
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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008, 01:14:03 PM »

Hi Sharmin ,
i hope that one of these links will help you finding that , you're searching for .. best of luck ..

http://clinicalcareoptions.com/Oncology.aspx   (you can find info on chemotherapy as well in, in this link )

http://www.biospace.com/hotbed.aspx?RegionId=9

http://upge.wn.com/?template=cheetah-photo-search/index.txt&query=anemia&language_id=-1

http://professional.cancerconsultants.com/conference_upcoming.aspx


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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2008, 01:24:05 PM »

Hi Sharmin ,
i dont know exactly what sort of informtatiopn you need .. thats why i googled and placing the result which i thought usefull ..  these are selected links soo please check all these links .. may you will find in it information that you needed ....

http://pharmalicensing.com/public/news/category/1/

http://www.prometic.com/en/news-events/events.php?archive=1

http://myeloma.org/main.jsp?source=link&source_link_id=3595&type=article&tab_id=13&menu_id=97&id=2398

http://clinicalcareoptions.com/Oncology.aspx  (its not similar to previous one please check it as well )

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Sometimes , He breaks our heart to make us whole.
Sometimes , He sends us pain so we can be stronger.
Sometimes , He sends us failure so we can be humble.
Sometimes , He sends us illness so we can take better care of our selves.
Sometimes , He takes everything away from us so we can learn the value of everything we have.

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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2008, 02:48:40 PM »

Thank you kindly for all of your research Umair,  I will certainly review it.   I was curious about whether anyone was actually in attendance of this conference because it took place in Canada.  I am also interested to hear what types of work these very prominent individuals are doing and what new information they imparted at the conference. 

I think that if anyone was present at the conference, the insight they gained would be helpful to everyone on this site.  I will keep my eyes open for future conferences in Canada so that I can attend and bring back important information for our board. 

Thanks again Umair,

Sharmin
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