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Oncology Research and Education Day

Oncology, the Centre for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR) and Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research & Technology Transfer (CaRTT) present…

The 15th Annual Oncology Research and Education Day

Friday, June 8, 2018
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario

OncologyCTCR and CaRTT are excited to invite colleagues to showcase and present their cancer research on Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn in London, Ontario.

Oncology Research and Education Day brings together hundreds of trainees, scientists, clinicians and staff working in cancer care and research from across London Health Sciences Centre, London Regional Cancer Program, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, Windsor Regional Cancer Program, Cancer Research Labs, the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and much more!

This event enables and encourages multi-disciplinary team-based communication and collaboration and provides a strong foundation for research and academic advancement.


Keynote Speaker - Dr. Suresh Senan

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Senan is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Heine H. Hansen Award which acknowledges a lunch cancer investigator who has made a special contribution to lung cancer research and education on an international basis.

"Suresh Senan is Professor of clinical experimental radiotherapy at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, and vice-chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology.  His research group has been active in 4-dimensional imaging for radiotherapy planning, guideline development for image-guided radiotherapy, implementation of volumetric modulated arc therapy, clinical trials of radiotherapy combined with new agents, and comparative effectiveness research." 


Abstract Submissions open March 26, 2018

Conference Registration opens April 6, 2018


Awards are available to be won in the following categories:

Best Oral Presentations (2)

Best Poster Presentations (2)

Department of Oncology Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (5)


Nominees from the five areas exemplify outstanding contributions to teaching trainees, colleagues and staff.  Their contributions should demonstrate excellent or innovative teaching that has a lasting impact.  Submit your nomination letter for the Academic and Teaching Awards to the respective Division Leader for consideration by no later than Friday May 25, 2018.

Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award of Excellence (1)

Nominees exemplify the truly dynamic, hardworking individuals working in Cancer Research, contributing to both their own research group and the greater CRLP/LRCP work environment.

Please send all nomination letters to Luciana Brown by no later than Friday, May 25, 2018.


2017 R&E Day, Crystal Ballroom, Best Western Lamplighter Inn

2017 R&E Day, Crystal Ballroom

Conference Co-Chairs:

Dr. Alex Louie

Dr. Stewart Gaede


Conference Coordinator:

Luciana Brown