External Events

As the premier platform for facilitating networking among Canadian Radiation Oncology professionals, CARO serves as a hub for organizing industry and multidisciplinary events.

Want to add your Radiation Oncology-related event to the list?

Send an email to caro-acro@secretariatcentral.com and we’ll be happy to post – at no charge – your academic and not-for-profit conference or meeting.


February 11-15, 2018 - 9th Canadian Winter School

Location:  Lake Louise, Alberta
The Canadian Winter School has contributed to establishing and motivating behavioural and cultural change with respect to how Quality and Safety tools and techniques are implemented in Radiation Oncology clinics across the country. This year, we aim to make the transition from behavioural and cultural change to motivate participants to understand the benefits of automation in Radiation Oncology and its influence on personalized patient care.

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February 12-15, 2018 - 11th Annual Multidisciplinary Transoral Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer

Location:  Scottsdale, Arizona.
The Multidisciplinary Transoral Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer course is designed for all specialties treating head and neck cancer including otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, oral maxillofacial surgeons, pathologists and speech pathologists.  The course is a focused educational experience in transoral endoscopic techniques for resecting primary head and neck tumors and the associated state-of-the-art application of advanced radiotherapy techniques including proton beam therapy and systemic therapy such as immunotherapy. Live surgery will be telecasted to the audience allowing real time interaction with the operating surgeon and pathologist.

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March 1-3, 2018 - Global Cancer Control: Creating the Future

Location: Toronto, Ontario
On March 1-3, 2018, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at the University Health Network and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto will host a conference “Global Cancer Control:  Creating the Future” on innovation and next generation of approaches to global cancer control. This meeting will map the current state and explore future potential for improved cancer control with a focus on cancer care equity, next generation strategies and capitalization on millennial values. Keynote addresses by global leaders, workshops, panel discussions, rapid-fire posters, and “in-café” sessions are designed to engage cancer, global health, technology, and education experts as well as political and civil society leaders to identify opportunities for innovation and collaboration to accelerate the progress against cancer globally and to place a focus on cancer control firmly on the global development agenda.

Call For Abstracts:

We are currently accepting abstracts in the following categories which are in scope and will be given priority:  access to cancer care; education and health human resources advances/innovations; equity in access to cancer; health economics; innovations in cancer care delivery, healthcare systems, and quality of care; palliative and supportive care, pain control; prevention and screening; survivorship; tobacco control and transdisciplinary models of cancer care.

The abstract deadline is Saturday July 15, 2017 if you require a visa and Monday September 25, 2017 if you do not require a visa.

Please visit the conference website at www.globalcancercontrolconference.com to submit your abstract, register for the meeting and for further information.

March 2-3, 2018 - RTi3 Conference 2018

Location: Toronto, Ontario
RTi3 is Canada’s premier annual meeting for the Radiation Therapy community. RTi3 is committed to advancing the science and practice of Radiation Therapy, showcasing the latest research and clinical innovations.

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April 9-13, 2018 - Clinical and Experimental Radiobiology Course

Location: Toronto, Ontario
This program provides a comprehensive overview of radiation biology with a particular emphasis on aspects of direct relevance to the practice of radiation oncology. It addresses the molecular and cellular responses to radiation-induced damage that influence cell death in both tumors and normal tissues. Quantitation of radiation effects and the underlying biological basis for fractionation of radiotherapy and dose-response relationships in the clinic are covered in depth. The biological basis for current approaches to improve radiotherapy will be described including novel fractionation schemes, retreatment issues, targeting hypoxia, biological modifiers and combined radiotherapy/chemotherapy

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July 16-17, 2018 - 2nd World Congress on Radiology and Oncology

Location: Dubai, UAE
The main theme of our conference is “Innovations and future directions in Radiology and Oncology” which covers wide range of critically important sessions in the field of Radiology, Oncology and Imaging. The conference proceedings will include seminars, symposiums, Oral Presentations, workshops and Posters Presentation on the latest treatment innovations in the field of Radiology, Oncology, Medical Imaging, and Cancer by experts from both Academic and Business background.

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October 11-13, 2018 - Melbourne International Joint Breast Congress

Location: Melbourne, Australia
The Melbourne International Breast Congress will take place October 11-13, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The congress will be held jointly with the Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD), 4th World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBrCa) and Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ).

The Joint Congress will directly address key issues facing clinicians in their daily practice, including medical oncology, surgery, radiation oncology, pathology, reconstruction, breast imaging, allied health and survivorship issues. The collaboration will create a multi-faceted congress of interest to all involved in the treatment of breast disease and will bring many renowned experts to Australia.

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