39th Annual Scientific Program
Philippine Society of Oncologists, Inc.
September 25-29, 2023

“COLLAB: Collaboration in Oncologic Learning, Leadership, Alliance and Best Practices”

September 25-28 Virtual via Zoom

Virtual Link           Click HERE

September 29 Hybrid

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Venue                    Century Park Hotel

599 P. Ocampo Street, 1004 Malate, Manila, Philippines         

                                                                                                                                                                                              

Day 1 Monday 

September 25, 2023                                                          

HOST: Ramon Severino, MD

 

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM                                                             

Opening Ceremony

                         Prayer                                                         

                         National Anthem                                                                       

                         Philippine Society of Oncologists Hymn                                                                              

                         Philippine Medical Association Hymn

                         Presentation of PSO Past Presidents                                                                    

                                                                                 

4:15 PM – 4:20 PM

Welcome Remarks: Edwin S. Tan, MD, Philippine Society of Oncologists, President                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                 

4:20 PM – 4:25 PM

Opening Remarks: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD                                                                                  

                                                                                 

4:25 PM – 4:30 PM

Union for International Cancer Control Message:  Dr. Cary Adam, CEO

 

4:30 PM – 4:40 PM

Philippine Medical Association Message: Maria Minerva P. Calimag, MD, President, Philippine Medical Association                                                 

                                                                                 

4:40 PM – 5:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Maria Rosario Vergeire, MD, Undersecretary, Department of Health                                                     

                                                                                 

Opening of Virtual Booth: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD  

                 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Philippine Society of Oncologists + Philippine College of Surgeons Joint Symposium

 

                    5:00 PM – 5:10 PM

                    Message from Maria Concepcion C. Vesagas, MD, Philippine College of Surgeons, President

                   

                    5:10 PM – 5:30 PM

                    LIVE: Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines

                    Speaker: Shalimar C. Cortez, MD

                     5:30 PM – 5:50 PM

                    LIVE: Breast Onco-Plasty

                    Speaker: Aldine Astrid A. Basa, MD                                        

                    5:50-6:00 PM LIVE Q&A           

 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM LIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: Controversies and Challenges in Mutidisciplinary Team

                                                              

                    6:00 PM – 6:40 PM

Controversies and Challenges in Mutidisciplinary Team

Moderator: Jose Rhoel C. De Leon, MD

Panelists:

Rachael Marie B. Rosario, MD, (National Integrated Cancer Control Act)

Gerald T. Alcid, MD (Surg-Onco)

Alfred Phillip De Dios, MD (Head and Neck)

Robert B. Bandolon, MD (Colorectal)

Frances Lilly Penano, MD (Rad Onco)

Arnold John Uson, MD (Med Onco)

6:40 PM – 7:00 PM LIVE Q&A              

                                                                                                                                 

7:00 PM – 7:20 PM

Integrated Health System in Cancer Care

Speaker: Necy Juat, MD                  

7:20 PM – 7:30 PM LIVE Q&A

                                                                                 

7:30 PM – 7:50 PM

LIVE: Mutidisciplinary Team Startup: Med Onco Perspective

Speaker: Katherine V. Hernandez, MD

 

7:50 PM – 8:10 PM

Mutidisciplinary Team Startup:  Surgical Perspective

Speaker: Manuel Francisco Roxas, MD

 

8:10 PM – 8:30 PM

LIVE: ROCHE- Reimagine the Future of Breast Cancer

Moderator: Pamela Patdu, MD

Speakers: Marie Belle Francia, MD

Eugene Regala, MD

8:30 PM – 8:40 PM LIVE Q&A

 

Day 2 Tuesday                                                               

September 26, 2023 

Host: Evita Paguia Bondoc, MD                                     

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Philippine Society of Oncologists + Muscoloskeletal Tumor Society Joint Symposium      

                                                                 

4:00 PM – 4:10 PM

Message from Jeanne Bertol, MD, Muscoloskeletal Tumor Society, President

                                                                                                                        

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM  

Introduction to Osteosarcoma

Speaker: Charles Villamin, MD

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM

Cryosurgery: Innovations in Musculoskeletal Tumor Management

Speaker: Abigail Tud, MD                                                           

4:50 PM – 5:00 PM LIVE Q&A

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Osteosarcoma Distal Femur in 20-year-old Female

Moderator: Charles Villamin, MD

Panelists:

Orthopedic – Diovince Tan, MD

Pathology – Celestine Trinidad, MD         

Medical Oncology – Julie Tapispisan, MD            

Radiology – Andy Co, MD          

                    5:00 PM – 5:20 PM Lecture

5:20 PM – 5:40 PM Panel Discussion                                           

5:40 PM – 6:00 PM LIVE Q&A

                                                                 

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM

NOVARTIS – Survivorship in Breast Cancer 

Speaker:  Jorge Ignacio, MD

                                                                                 

6:15 PM – 6:45 PM

VIATRIS – Sustaining Accessible Breast Cancer Care Through Biosimilars

Speaker: Christina Galvez, MD      

                                                                 

6:45 PM – 7:15 PM

LIVE: PARKWAY – The CAR-T CEL Crusade Against Cancer

Speaker: Colin Phipps Diong, MD                                                   

                                                                                 

7:15 PM – 7:35 PM

LIVE Spirituality and Cancer

Speaker: Marco Myron Mariano RN

7:35 PM – 7:45 PM LIVE Q&A

                                                                                 

7:45 PM – 8:05 PM

LIVE Getting Depth in Managing Chemo Side Effects

Speaker: Marco Myron Mariano RN

8:05 PM – 8:15 PM LIVE Q&A

 

Day 3 Wednesday

September 27, 2023                                                                       

Host: Gil Vicente, MD              

 

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Philippine Society of Oncologists + Philippine Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society Joint Symposium

                                                                                 

4:00 PM – 4:10 PM                      

Message from Ricardo Ramirez, Jr. MD, Philippine Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society, President                                                                           

                                                                           

4:10 PM – 5:40 PM                                        

Larynx

Speaker: Jemelyn Lapitan, MD         

Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstruction

Speaker: Cristina Nieves, MD                                                                           

Oropharynx

Speaker: Wenrol Espinosa, MD                                                      

5:40 PM – 6:00 PM LIVE Q&A

                                                                           

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

LIVE – MSD – Making a Difference for HER Now: Multi-disciplinary team approach in Managing Cervical Cancer

Speaker:  Jericho Thaddeus Luna, MD

                Jennifer Gonong, MD

6:30 PM – 6:40 PM LIVE Q&A

                 

6:40 PM – 6:55 PM

HI-EISAI – Updates in the Treatment of RAI-refractory Thyroid Cancer

Speaker: Maximino Bello III, MD                   

 

 6:55 PM – 7:10 PM

AMGEN – LILAC Trial: The 1st and Only Trastuzumab Biosimilar with Single-Switch Data

Speaker: Marcelo Imasa, MD

 

7:10 PM – 7:30 PM

Let’s Talk About Alternative Medicine 

Speaker: Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad, MD

7:30 PM – 7:40 PM LIVE Q&A

 

7:40 PM – 8:00 PM                                                                            

Cardiotoxicities of Cardiac Therapy: The Other Edge of the Sword

Speaker: Angela Apostol Alday, MD

8:00 PM – 8:10 PM LIVE Q&A

 

8:10 PM – 8:30 PM

Kidney Care During Cancer Care

Speaker: Cher Alaine Carolino, MD

8:30 PM – 8:40 PM LIVE Q&A

 

Day 4 Thursday                                                             

September 28, 2023 

Host: Romulo S. De Villa, MD, PhD

                                                                                              

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Members only: Business Meeting

               

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Philippine Society of Oncologists + Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Joint Symposium: Most Critical Advancement in Colorectal Ca Surgery

                                                                 

4:00 PM – 4:10 PM

Message from Marc Paul J. Lopez, MD, Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, President

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM

Colorectal Ca Screening in 2023 

                    Speaker: Maureen Elvira Villanueva-Dumlao, MD

4:25 PM – 4:40 PM

MRI for Rectal Cancer: A Colorectal Surgeon’s Perspective 

                    Speaker: Mark Anthony G. Fontanilla, MD

4:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Multidisciplinary Team in the Management of Complex Colorectal Ca

                    Speaker: Mary Anne Carol A. Cueto, MD

4:55 PM – 5:10 PM

Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Expertise, Volume and Collaborative Decision-making

                    Speaker: Loreto B. Ong, MD

5:10 PM – 5:25 PM

Patient-reported Outcomes in Colorectal Ca Surgery: Why are we talking about

                    Speaker: Vienna I. Encila, MD

5:25 PM – 5:45 PM

Colorectal Ca National Clinical Practice Guidelines  

                    Speaker: Omar O. Ocampo, MD

5:45 – 6:00 – LIVE Q&A 

                                                                                 

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

LIVE: Philippine Society of Oncologists + Union for International Cancer Control – Partnership for Cancer Control and Prevention

                                 

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Celltrion – “How Similar is Biosimilar?”

Speaker: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD       

 

6:45 PM – 7:05 PM

Caring for Bedsores 

Speaker: Joy Gali, MD                                                        

7:05 PM – 7:15 PM LIVE Q&A

 

7:15 PM – 7:35 PM

Common Radiation Therapy Side Effects and RTT Intervention

Speaker: Ferdie Valeriano, MD    

7:35 PM – 7:45 PM LIVE Q&A

 

7:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Multicare Presentation                         

 

Day 5 Friday                                          

September 29, 2023 Hybrid                                           

HOST: Maria Elena Basco – Tiamson, MD

 

  1. I. FACE to FACE: CENTURY Ballroom

    Moderator: Maria Elena Basco – Tiamson, MD
    1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
    ARAMAX – Topic: Oncologic PET-CT Imaging: General Principles and Applications
    Speaker: Patrick Fernando, MD
    1:20 PM – 1:30 PM LIVE Q &A

    Moderator: Maria Elena Basco – Tiamson, MD
    1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Immunotherapy 101
    Speaker: Gloria Cristal Luna, MD
    3:00 PM – 3:30 PM LIVE Q &A

    3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Local Government Unit Healthcare System: How to Navigate the Role of Local Government Units in Cancer Control
    Speaker: Atty. Rene S. Grapilon
    3:50 PM – 4:00 PM LIVE Q&A

    4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Advances in Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Lung Carcinoma in the Era of Immunotherapy

Moderator: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD
Speakers: Annielyn Ong-Cornel, MD – Med Onco

                Domingo Ganzon, MD – Rad Onco

                Dionese Bawal, MD – Endo

                Emmylou Adamos, MD – Pulmo

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Pfizer Symposium: Rational on the Use of Lorlatinib in the 1L Treatment of ALK Lung Cancer Patients
Moderator: Michael San Juan, MD
Speaker: Alex Alegrado, MD

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
FELLOWSHIP NIGHT (CENTURY Ballroom)
“A Celebration of Collaboration”

HOST: Maria Elena Basco – Tiamson, MD
             Ramon Severino, MD


Invocation
National Anthem
Philippine Society of Oncologists Hymn
Philippine Medical Association Hymn

Welcome Remarks: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD


Presentation of New Fellows and Affiliate Members:
Maria A. Warren, MD, Chair, Membership Committee

Induction of New Fellows and Affiliate Members:
Edwin S. Tan, MD, Philippine Society of Oncologists, President

Invitation to COLLAB: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD

  1. Handbook of Multidisciplinary Team – Management of Immuno-oncology
    2. Multidisciplinary Team Assessment Tool

    Commemoration of Dra. Elizabeth Y. Arcellana-Nuqui: Edwin S. Tan, MD, Philippine Society of Oncologists, President

    Presentation of Philippine Society of Oncologists Research Awards: Rojim Sorrosa, MD
    Best Research in Retrospective Category
    Best Research in Prospective Category
    Best Research in Case Report/Case Series Category

    Presentation of Philippine Society of Oncologists Awardees:
    Leilani Dantes, MD, Awards Committee Chairman
    Gonzalo Banuelos, Jr., MD
    , Awards Committee Co-Chairman

    Outstanding Oncologist:
    Outstanding Teacher:
    Outstanding Researcher:

Distinguished Oncologist:

Announcement of Elected Officers and Members, Executive Council 2024
Juanita Lu -Lim, MD

Induction of Officers and Members, Executive Council:
Maria Minerva P. Calimag, MD, President, Philippine Medical Association

Valedictory Address: Edwin S. Tan, MD, Philippine Society of Oncologists, President

Incoming President Speech:

Closing Remarks: Warren Bacorro, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. FACE to FACE: PARK Ballroom

    MDT CUP
    Host: Roel Tolentino, MD
    MDT Chair: Conrado Lola, MD
    Co-chair: Herdee Gloriane C. Luna, MD
    Judges:
    Jamilla Gomez, MD
    Andrea Monica Talag-Espinosa, MD
    Frances Lily Lantin-Penano, MD
    1:00 – 1:10 pm Introduction
    1:10 – 1:15 pm Introduction of judges, chair, co-chair, and host
    1:15 – 1:20 pm Mechanics of the game
    1:20 – 1:30 pm Presentation of contestants
    1:30 – 2:00 pm ELIMINATION ROUND
    2:00 – 2:30 pm SEMI-FINALS
    2:30 – 3:00 pm FINAL ROUND
    3:00 – 3:30 pm Finalize results
    3:30 – 4:00 pm Announcement of winners: Gonzalo Banuelos, Jr., MD

    ANNUAL RESEARCH CONTEST
    Host: Marjorie Cua, MD
    Chair: Rojim Sorrosa, MD
    Judges:
    Helen Amo, MD
    Ryan Agas, MD


    4:00 PM – 4:05 PM Welcome Remarks: Warren Bacorro, MD
    4:05 PM – 4:20 PM Opening Remarks: Rojim Sorrosa, MD
    4:20 PM – 4:30 PM Mechanics and Introduction of Judges
    4:30 PM – 5:45 PM Contest Proper
    5:45 PM – 5:55 PM Break
    5:55 PM – 6:15 PM Poster Viewing/ Networking/ Panel Deliberation
    6:15 PM – 6:30 PM Announcement of Winners: Rojim Sorrosa, MD

    VIRTUAL:


Moderator: Jasper Andal, MD
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
TAKEDA: Lung Biomarker Generalities
Speaker: Rex Santiago, MD

Speaker: Eugenio Regala, MD
4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
TAKEDA: ALK Testing
Speaker: Rex Santiago, MD
4:40 PM – 5:00 PM LIVE Q&A

Moderator: Rowen Yolo, MD
5:00 PM – 5:20 PM
SIEMENS – Bringing the Power of Imaging to Radiotherapy
Speaker: Li Shan Soh, Head of Cancer Therapy, Siemens Healthineers Asia Pacific Japan (APJ)
5:20 PM to 5:40 PM
SIEMENS – Begin your transformation today – A Revolution in Resolution
Speaker: Guan Heng Tay, Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
5:40 PM – 6:00 PM LIVE Q&A