DSG - Oriented Educational Programs

CancerCare Manitoba keeps an archive of written presentations from a variety of educational programs. These presentations contain valuable information from experts in their field and become a good resource for healthcare professionals.

In this section, you’ll find presentations from programs held about gynecological cancers, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma.

The content in the presentations below has been developed in the context of providing education to health care professionals and should not be considered medical advice.

Small Group Sessions

Hepatobiliary Education Program
June 14-15, 2024

Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West
2520 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB

Lung Cancer

Healthcare professionals gathered together virtually in June 2021 to learn more about Lung Cancer.

Below are links to their June 2021 video presentations.

(Please note the following presentations are designed for healthcare professionals and may contain images of medical conditions and procedures.)

You Can’t Kill What You Can’t See: Optimizing Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. Biniam Kidane
Thoracic Surgeon, HSC

To Screen or Not to Screen: A 2021 Update on Lung Cancer Screening
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. James Bras
Respirologist, HSC

Interactive Session: Brake Failures: Immune-Related Adverse Events
Video Presentation

Dr. Mark Kristjanson
Medical Lead and Primary Care, CCMB

Improving Outcomes in Lung Cancer through Evolution of Therapy: Systemic Therapy Algorithms for 2021
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. David Dawe
Medical Oncologist, CCMB

Smoke Screen: The Impact of Smoking on Cancer Treatment
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Kristie Morydz
Nurse Practitioner, CCMB

Management of Stage III Lung Cancer: 2021 and Beyond
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. Craig Harlos
Medical Oncologist, CCMB

Interactive Session: Lung Cancer Targeted Therapy Toxicities and their Management
Video Presentation

Dr. Rick Prayag
Clinical Pharmacist, CCMB

Breathing, Feeding, and Pain: Symptom Management in Lung Cancer Patients with Advanced Disease
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. Paul Daeninck
Medical Oncologist, CCMB

Radiation Therapy and Lung Cancer: “Photon Torpedoes Armed and Ready Captain!”
Video Presentation and Live Q&A

Dr. William Hunter
Radiation Oncologist, WMCC


Gynecological Cancers

Experts in gynecological cancers offered their knowledge through educational presentations that have been archived below.

To view their presentations from a March 2019 educational program, click on a link.

“Ovary-whelmed”: Don't Let Ovarian Cancer Scare You

Dr. Mathieu Viau, Gynecology Oncology Fellow, University of Manitoba

Gynecologic Oncology at Your Cervix: Cervical Cancer from Paps to Palliation

Christine Robinson, MD, FRCSC

Transitions: Easing the Bumps on The Roller Coaster of Life

Christa Slatnik, Nurse Practitioner, CCMB

The 3 Musketeers: PARP, PROC and Platinum

Marc Geirnaert, Director, Provincial Oncology Drug Program, CCMB

Radiation-Induced Side-Effects in Gynecological Cancers

Shelli Falconer, BSc, RNBN

Making It Real: Applying The Theory In Your Daily Practice

Dr. Mark Kristjanson, Medical Lead, Primary Care, Community Oncology Program, CCMB


Multiple Myeloma

Healthcare professionals gathered together in November 2016 to learn more about multiple myeloma.

Below are links to some presentations. 

Getting to Know Mr. CRAB: How to Diagnose Multiple Myeloma?

Dr. Leonard Minuk

Hematologist, CCMB

Extreme Gardening: Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma

Dr. Leonard Minuk

Hematologist, CCMB

Bothered Bowels, Sugar Spikes and Tingly Toes: Being on the Lookout for Treatment Toxicities

Jayne Kasian

Hematology nurse practitioner

The Answer, My Friend, is Flowing in the Blood: How to Monitor Treatment Response in Myeloma

Dr. Emily Rimmer

Hematologist, CCMB

When to Call the Hematologist?

Dr. Vi Dao

Hematologist, CCMB

Myeloma Drug Access & Supportive Care Potpourri

Marc Geinaert

Pharmacist, CCMB

Managing Multiple Complications in Multiple Myeloma

Dr. Mark Kristjanson


Dr. Isanne Schacter

Endocrinologist, CCMB