Thank you to all those who attended CHC-WEST 2016!

CARE™ is pleased to have hosted a CME accredited hematology meeting chaired by Dr. Carolyn Owen 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 plasma cell dyscrasias, and rare diseases, and aimed to provide an environment where cutting edge content, relevant cases, and treatment strategies can be discussed with experts in hematology.

Meeting Chair: 

Dr. Carolyn Owen, University of Calgary

Dr. Carolyn Owen is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology & Hematological Malignancies at the University of Calgary. She completed internal medicine training in Ottawa, Hematology training in Vancouver followed by a research fellowship in molecular genetics at Barts and the London School of Medicine in London, UK. Her prior research is focussed on familial myelodysplasia and acute myeloid leukemia. Her current clinical interests are low grade lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia and she is the local principal investigator at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for several clinical trials in these areas.


Speaker Presentations:

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Dr. Carolyn Owen, University of Calgary

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma    
Dr. Doug Stewart – University of Calgary

Rare Diseases: Histiocytosis & Mastocytosis
Dr. Minakshi Taparia – University of Alberta

Rare Diseases: Complement Disorders
Dr. Paul Yenson –  Vancouver General Hospital

Dr. Victor Jimenez – Zepeda, University of Calgary

Multiple Myeloma
Dr. Nizar Bahlis – University of Calgary

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Dr. Lynda Foltz – University of British Columbia

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Dr. Randeep Sangha – University of Alberta

Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Dr. Nancy Zhu – University of Alberta


Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
255 Barclay Parade Sw
Calgary, AB, T2P 5C2


Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 – 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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