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Here is the program for the 2nd edition of the forum to be held at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal on May 5th.


8h-8h30 

Welcome participants

8h30-8h40  

Opener/Introduction
- Sophie Blondin, Facilitator and Coordinator of Education and Support Programs, Cancer Wellness Center, Hope & Cope

- Nathalie Tremblay, President and Director-General, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

8h40 - 9h  
THE BENEFITS OF FULL AWARENESS MEDITATION ON BREAST CANCER PAIN REDUCTION

Pascal Auclair,
Renowned Meditation Teacher
Patricia Dobkins,
Professor, Science and Mindfulness Meditation, Department of Medicine, McGill


9H - 10H   CONFERENCE 1
HOW TO COPE WITH DAILY LIFE: FOR THE SPOUSE, CHILDREN, FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Dre Dominique Lanctôt,
Oncology Psychologist, AlphaPsy Clinic

Dre Marie-Pascale Pomey
Medical Researcher, CHUM
 Josée Masson
Social Worker in Child Support, Mourning Youth

10h10-10h55

Pause

10h10-10h40

Slowdating

10H55-11H55   CONFERENCE 2 
ONCOGENETICS, SCIENTIFIC ADVANCEMENT AND PERSONALIZED MEDICINE 

PRESENTED BY:

Nathalie Bolduc
Director, Clinical Genetics and Genetics Advisor at BiogeniQ

Jacques Simard
Ph. D., Chercheur en oncogénétique, CHUL, directeur adjoint à la recherche fondamentale et professeur titulaire

12h05-13h20      Lunch


12h50-13h20   

Slowdating

13h20 - 13h35 
My Active Health : the benefits of kinesiology/oncology

 

Myriam-Filion Myriam Filion,
Kinesiologist M.Sc., specialist in oncology

13H35-14H35   CONFERENCE 3
STEM CELLS AND IMMUNOTHERAPY​

Stéphanie Michaud
Ph.D, President and CEO

Denis Claude Roy
Laboratory Director, Cell Therapy and Scientific Director, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center

14h45-15h15

Slowdating

15H30-16H30   CONFERENCE 4 
WITH CANCER: ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, RETURNING TO WORK, SIDE EFFECTS, RECOVERY, ETC.

Dr. Geneviève Chaput,
BA, MD, MA, Attending Physician, Cedars Cancer Center, Head of Cancer Care Program, MUHC

Dre Jacynthe Rivest
Doctor-psychiatrist specialized oncology, CHUM

16h40-17h10        Our ambassadors tell you about their biggest challenges 

Patricia Claude

Nalie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hosted by ​

Mitsou Gélinas,
Porte-Parole, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

17h10-17h15      Closing statement

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KIOSKS PRESENT:

BiogeniQ
Studio Equilibra
Station Myo

Québec Breast Cancer Screening Program

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