HSA World Cancer Day Event 2024

Holistic Approach to Oncology Management

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

5:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Duration: 2h 30m
Events & Classes
Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Event Description

Join the Health Services Authority (HSA) in celebrating World Cancer Day at The Westin, Grand Cayman Resort, Governors Ballroom, on February 1, 2024.

Cayman Islands' healthcare leaders will discuss presentations on the Holistic Approach to Oncology Management. Welcome remarks from Honorable Sabrina Turner, Minister of Health and Wellness, and Lizzette Yearwood, HSA Chief Executive Officer.

There will also be booth displays and a panel discussion from the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Foundation, Jasmine, and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry.

Line up of speakers and presentation topics are below: 

  • Knowing the numbers: importance of a Cancer Registry, Dr Nick Gent, Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health & Wellness
  • Age-appropriate cancer screening; Dr Kimon Bonadie, HSA Consultant Surgeon
  • The holistic approach to oncology care pathways; Dr Danielle Smellie, HSA Consultant Haematologist & Medical Oncologist
  • The psychology of coping with cancer; Dr David Nightingale, HSA Clinical Psychologist

Click here to register online 


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