Upcoming CATS National Round Tables 2021-22 (Virtual Meetings)

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Immunotherapy in Thoracic Surgery – Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 5-6 pm Eastern

Immunotherapy in Thoracic Surgery – Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 5-6 pm Eastern

Chair: Dr. Simon Turner

  • Dr. Iran Tavakoli (thoracic resident, Toronto) with Dr. Biniam Kidane (surgeon mentor) presenting the PACIFIC Trial (Durvalumab after chemoradiation in stage III NSCLC)
  • Dr. Emily Mackay (thoracic resident, UBC) with Dr. Jonathan Yeung (surgeon mentor) presenting the Checkmate-577 Trial (Adjuvant nivolumab in resected esophageal cancer)
Controversies in Managing the Pleural Space – Thursday, January 27, 2021 at 5-6 pm Eastern

Controversies in Managing the Pleural Space – Thursday, January 27, 2021 at 5-6 pm Eastern

Chair: Dr. Simon Turner

  • AGENDA:
  • Paper 1: The effects of low suction on digital drainage devices after lobectomy using VATS: A randomized control trial.
    • Presented by Dr. Akhtar-Danesh (trainee, McMaster University), surgeon mentor Dr. Nazgol Seyednejad.
  • Paper 2: Conservative versus interventional treatment for spontaneous pneumothorax.
    • Presented by Dr. Jogiat (trainee, University of Alberta), surgeon mentor Dr. Janet Edwards.
National Tumor Board – Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 3 pm Pacific / 6 pm Eastern

National Tumor Board – Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 3 pm Pacific / 6 pm Eastern

The National Tumor Boards will be organized by Dr. Jonathan Cools-Lartigue (with support from Dr. Simon Turner) and hosted by sites across Canada.

Host Dr. Anna McGuire (Vancouver)

Agenda coming soon.

Generously sponsored by: 

CATS QIP&DB - National Positive Deviance Seminar - April 28, 2022

April 28, 2022: CATS QIP&DB – National Positive Deviance Seminar

Chair: Dr. Andrew Seely

Date: Thurs. Apr. 28 from 5-7 EST

Topic: Length of stay and adverse events following achalasia surgery

CATS thanks the generous support of its partners for the CATS DB and QIP programs:

CATS Debates - Thursday, May 5, 2022

CATS Debates: Use of IO in the neoadjuvant versus adjuvant setting

Moderated by: Dr. Gail Darling

Debaters: Dr. Jonathan Spicer and Dr. Biniam Kidane

Generously sponsored by: 

National Tumor Board – Thursday, May 26, 2022

National Tumor Board – Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5-6 pm Eastern

The National Tumor Boards will be organized by Dr. Jonathan Cools-Lartigue (with support from Dr. Simon Turner) and hosted by sites across Canada.

Details coming soon

Generously sponsored by: