CHC-West 2017


Thank you to all those who attended the regional
CHC-West 2017 meeting! It was a great success!

CARE™ is pleased to have hosted a CME accredited hematology meeting chaired by Dr. Carolyn Owen and Dr. Cynthia Toze in Calgary, Alberta. This content-rich meeting provided a platform to bring together academic, community, and allied health care professionals in the region of Western Canada.  This meeting showcased news and developments in a number of hematological malignancies, including (but not limited to) lymphoma, leukemia, and rare diseases. The meeting aimed to provide an environment where cutting edge content, relevant cases, and treatment strategies can be discussed with experts in hematology.

Conference Chairs:

Carolyn Owen, MD – University of Calgary
Cynthia Toze, MD – BC Cancer Agency

October 20, 2017
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

 Marriott Calgary Airport In – Terminal Hotel
2008 Airport Rd. NE,
Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z8 



 CNS Lymphoma – Dr. Douglas Stewart (University of Calgary)

DLBCL/MCL – Dr. Anthea Peters (University of Alberta) 

Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia – Dr. Michael Chu (University of Alberta) 

 Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma  – Dr. Kevin Song (University of British Columbia) 

Stem Cell Transplant – Dr. Cynthia Toze (University of British Columbia) 

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – Dr. Carolyn Owen (University of Calgary) 

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms – Dr. Michelle Geddes (University of Calgary) 

 AML in Elderly Patients – Dr. Matthew Seftel (University of Manitoba)

 Update on AL Amyloidosis – Dr. Chris Venner (University of Alberta) 

 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Dr. Mona Shafey (University of Calgary)