Sponsored Events

Lunch Symposia (Not CME Accredited)

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Time: 13.00 – 14.00 
Room 5

The Management of High-Risk CAT patients – New Perspectives

  • High Risk  CAT Patients
    A.Y.Y. Lee (Canada)
  • Tailoring management of CAT patients
    MCarrier (Canada)
  • CAT patients and Palliative Care
    S. Noble (UK)



Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Room 5

 The Evolution of Cancer Associated Thrombosis (CAT) Treatment: From LMWH to NOAC

Chair: A.K. Kakkar (UK), A.Y.Y. Lee (Canada)

  • Introduction: The burden of cancer associated thrombosis
    A.K. Kakkar (UK)
  • Use of LMWH in CAT. Strengths and Limitations
    P. Prandoni (Italy)
  • Emerging NOAC Evidence in CAT. Learnings From the Latest Studies
    M. Levine (Canada)
  • Are NOACS Ready for Prime Time in CAT Management?
    A. A. Khorana (USA)
  • Panel Discussion
  • Closing Remarks
    A.Y.Y. Lee (Canada)



Saturday, 14th April, 2018
Time: 13.30 – 14.30
Room 8

Managing VTE in active cancer patients

Chair: M. Carrier (Canada) 

  • Managing VTE in active cancer is complex - Is treating with simplicity possible?
    F. Langer (Germany)
  • Managing VTE in active cancer beyond 6 months - Should safety be a concern?
    L. Jara-Palomares (Spain)
  • Prophylaxis or not? That is the question
    A. Cohen (UK)