Masterclass in Systemic Cancer Therapy 2021

Cancer Therapeutics: Back to Basics, Forward to the Future

The Department of Clinical Oncology, University of Malaya Medical Centre in conjunction with the Malaysian Oncological Society is proud to be organising its 5th MSCT workshop! Since its conception in 2017, this annual event has been well-received by our target audience. This is the first time MSCT will be fully virtual. During these challenging times, we endeavour to bring you high-quality lectures on cancer therapeutics within the comforts and safety of your home.      

Target Audience:

  1. Trainees and medical officers in oncology

  2. Doctors in other specialties involved in management of patients with cancer

  3. Oncologists wishing to get a refresher course

  4. Oncology nurses

  5. Pharmacists

Course Synopsis:

  1. Role of clinical trials in the development of systemic cancer therapy

  2. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in relation to drug dosing, scheduling and modifications

  3. The use of cytotoxic drugs, endocrine and biological therapies in clinical practice, their modes of action, side-effects, drug interactions and mechanisms of resistance

  4. Preventive measures, monitoring and management of toxicities

  5. Pharmacological agents used in the supportive care of patients with cancer including their indications, mode of action and side-effects

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe principles of drug development including phases of clinical trials

  2. Describe various groups of systemic therapy with emphasis on their modes of action, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and mechanisms of resistance

  3. Associate drugs with their side-effects

  4. Describe management of some common and important side-effects

  5. Apply the knowledge of response assessment in therapy management

  6. Apply the knowledge on various types of systemic cancer therapy to choice of treatment including role of biomarkers

Meet our esteemed Scientific Committee

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Meet the Organising Committee

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Dr Nisha Mohd Shariff

Clinical Oncologist, University Malaya Medical Centre

Chairperson

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Dr Mariam Zafirah

Clinical Oncology Medical Officer, Unviersity Malaya Medical Centre 

Secretary

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Dr Noor Nabila

Clinical Oncology Trainee

Secretary

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Dr Zulaikha Rozman

Clinical Oncology Medical Officer, University Malaya Medical Centre

Certificates & CME Points

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Dr Rangasamy

Clinical Oncology Trainee

 

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Ms Christpine Menti Sarie

Clinical Research Assistant, University Malaya Medical Centre 

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Ms Yok Yong

Clinical Research Assistant, University Malaya Medical Centre 

Treasurer

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Dr Cheong E Von

Clinical Oncology Medical Officer, University Malaya Medical Cente 

Website & E-Flyer 

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Dr Yong Chen Joyce

Clinical Oncology Medical Officer, University Malaya Medical Centre 

Registration

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Dr Nurul Iman

Clinical Oncology Trainee 

Quiz & Prizes

ASTRAZENECA SECRETARIAT

Ms Chan Ping Peng

 

Mr Lucas Haw

 

Mr Yip Foo Pun

 

Mr Lim Eu Jin