2017 CARO ASM Lectures

The CARO Lecture

Presented by Claire Snyder

The CARO Lecture has been established by the Board of Directors as the principal invited lecture of the annual scientific program of CARO.

The Gordon Richards Lecture

Presented by Michael Brundage

The Gordon Richards Lecture was established by the OCTRF to honour Dr. Gordon Richards, who is considered the father of Canadian Radiation Oncology. It was initially presented under the auspices of the CAR, of which radiation oncologists were a part until CARO was formed. The Gordon Richards Lecture has been delivered at CARO’s annual meetings since 1998.

The Jean Roy Lecture

Presented by Gerard Morton

Dr. Jean Roy was a radiation oncologist from Québec City, who was the pioneer of permanent seed implantation for prostate cancer in Canada. He was also recognized throughout Canada for his dynamic approach, leadership and dedication to the advancement of radiation oncology in Québec and in Canada.

This lecturer is invited by the Canadian Brachytherapy Group and is awarded to a radiation oncologist who is a leader in the fields of education, administration or clinical application of new technologies.

Closing Keynote Lecturer

Presented by Shelly Dev

Beyond Medicine – The Human Touch, Life of Professionals!