Grand Rounds 2013.10.08

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Bredeson MD MSc (ClinEpi) FRCPC, Head Malignant Hematology and SCT, The Ottawa Hospital

Busulfan vs. Total Body Irradation for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: revisiting and old rivalry

Educational Objectives:

  1. Be familiar with the changes in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant conditioning regimens that have occurred over the last 30+years.
  2. Understand the results of recent studies comparing IV busulfan-based conditioning to TBI-based conditioning regimens.
  3. Be familiar with some of the limitation regarding our existing knowledge of optimal pre-allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant conditioning regimens.

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL – General Campus Auditorium

  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013
  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Amphitheatre, Riverside Auditorium, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will webcasted live and archived.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952.

Refreshments (coffee, tea, water) and muffins will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept of Medicine Education Fund