The Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center Presents 

The 3rd International Cancer Congress 


March 6, 2020 (Day 1)

7:00 – 8:00 – Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 9:15 GI cancer session :

Panelists: Dr. Rakesh Sah (Grande Hospital), Kapendra Amatya (Nepal Cancer Hospital)

  • Updates in management of colon cancer – Dr. Siddharth Yadav (Mayo Clinic)
  • Surgical management of gastric cancer: an overview – Dr. Binay Thakur (BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur)
  • Panel discussion 

9:15 – 9:45 Break

9:45-11:30  Palliative care and oncologic emergencies 

Panelists: Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center), Dr. Richa Mishra (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center)

  • Communication in oncology – Dr. Sudip Shrestha (Nepal Cancer Hospital)
  • Optimal management of pain – why and how? – Dr. Derrel Walker (Horizon Hospice)
  • Oncologic emergencies – Dr. Tim Erickson (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Panel discussion 

11:30 – 13:00 Poster presentation

Reviewers – Drs. Gopendra Deo (Chitwan Medical College), Siddhartha Yadav (Mayo Clinic)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 

13:00 – 14:15 Breast cancer session 

Panelists: Dr. Pamesh Jha (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center), Dr. Divya Khosla (PGIMER)

  • Surgical management of breast cancer: overview – Dr. YP Singh (Institute of Medicine/Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center)
  • Optimizing systemic therapy in resource limited settings – Dr. Bhawana Sirohi (Max Hospital)
  • Panel discussion 

14:15 – 14:45 Break 

14:45 – 16:00 General oncology session 

  • Surgical management of head and neck cancer: general principles – Dr. Sanjeev Thakur (Nobel Medical College)
  • Systemic therapy of NSCLC in resource limited settings – Dr. Birendra Yadav (B & C Medical College)
  • Panel discussion 

16:00-16:45 Oral abstract session

Moderators: Dr. Bishnu P Paudyal (National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital), Dr. Umesh Sharma (Kathmandu Medical College), Dr. Siddhartha Yadav (Mayo Clinic)

March 7, 2020 (Day 2)

7:00 – 8:00 – Registration and Breakfast 

8:00 – 9:45 Hematologic malignancies: 

Panelist: Dr. Binay Shah (Binaytara Foundation)

  • Updates on aggressive B-cell lymphoma: A clinical focus – Dr. David Aboulafia (Virginia Mason Hospital)
  • Management of CLL: new updates – Dr. Amit Shrestha (Nepal Cancer Hospital)
  • Multiple myeloma: overview – Dr. Dinesh Bhurani (Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute)
  • Panel discussion 

9:45 – 10:15 Break 

10:15 – 12:00 General Oncology session 

Panelist: Dr. Rita Mahaseth (Nepal Medical College)

  • Prostate cancer management: hormonal therapy and beyond – Dr. Anshu Thakur (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center)
  • Imaging of Bone tumor – Dr. Umesh Sharma (Kathmandu Medical College)
  • Management of bone metastasis: current standards – Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center)
  • Panel discussion 

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break 

13:00 – 13:30 Cancer in elderly: special considerations

Dr. Smith Giri (University of Alabama)

1:30 – 15:00 Head and neck cancer: case-based multidisciplinary discussion 

Panelists: Dr. Sunil Sah (NHS Consultant), Dr. Abdul Ahmed (NHS Consultant), Dr. Anshu Thakur (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center), Dr. Binay Shah (Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center), Dr. Shahme Farook (NHS Consultant)

15:00 – 15:15 ICC-NCEF Young Scientist Award 2020

15:15 – 15:30 Adjourn 


Research Workshop