This page lists upcoming and past events that are/were hosted by or attended by PRO. If you are hosting an event and would like to have PRO in attendance, please contact us.

THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON PALAEO-ONCOLOGY: The Antiquity of Cancer

"THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON PALAEO-ONCOLOGY:The Antiquity of Cancer"

Hosted by The European Society for the History of Oncology (ESHO)

Date: 1st November, 2019.

Location: Eastern Conference Hall of the ACADEMY of ATHENS, PANEPISTIMIOY 28, 10679, ATHENS, GREECE.

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"PALAEO-ONCOLOGY: The Antiquity of Cancer" Colloquium

"PALAEO-ONCOLOGY: The Antiquity of Cancer" Colloquium

Hosted by the European Society for the History of Oncology (London, UK) and the Hellenic Medical Society UK

A European School of Oncology (ESO) Recommended Event

http://helleniccentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Programme-and-abstarcts-2.pdf

 

Date: Friday 16 November 2018 
Location: THE HELLENIC CENTRE, 16-18 PADDINGTON STREET, LONDON, W1U 5AS, U.K.

9:00-9:30: Registration and Welcome
9:30-10:00: Professor Nicholas Pavlidis - The History of Cancer on Planet Earth
10:00-10:30: Mr. Krishna Kunzru - Tumours in Ancient India
10:30-11:00: Dr Photini McGeorge - Palaeo-oncological Findings in Prehistoric Crete and the Palaeopathology of Brain
11:00-11:30: Mr. Mike Savvas - Women of Classical Athens and Gynaecological Oncology in the Era of Hippocrates
11:30-11:45: Coffee

11:45-12:15: Dr Spyros Retsas - On the Antiquity of Cancer: perceptions of "metastasis" through the ages
12:15-13:00: Professor Stefanos Geroulanos - Keynote Address - "The Origins of Bioethics"
13:00-14:00: Interval
14:00-14:30: Dr Stella Geronikolou - Cancer in the Arab and Islamic World
14:30-15:00: Ms Shan Jiang - Naming; Tool; Operation: Knowledge of Tumour in the Era of Chinese Classics
15:00-15:30: Ms Paula Veiga PhD(c)- Cancer in Ancient Egypt
15:30-16:00: Ms Casey L. Kirkpatrick PhD (c) - The Palaeopathology of Cancer: Past, Present and Future
16:00-16:15: Tea
16:15-16:45: Professor Dimitrios Kardamakis - The first modern Olympiad and the introduction of Radiology in Greece
16:45-17:15: Dr Miltiadis Krokidis  - The Origins and Evolution of Interventional Radiology in Oncology
17:15-17:30: Discussion - S. Retsas
17:30: Close
18:00: HMS-UK HIPPOCRATIC ORATION 2018 - M. Krokidis

Paleoradiology of Egyptian Mummies: A CT Imaging Survey of Cancer in Ancient Remains

PRO co-founder Roselyn Campbell was invited to give a presentation at the Egypt Exploration Organization of Southern California about the applications of modern imaging techniques for finding cancer in ancient human remains.

Date: April 18, 2015

Location: Egypt Exploration Organization of Southern California

Oncology Grand Rounds

PRO co-founder Jennifer Willoughby will present a talk about her doctoral dissertation research, analyzing CT scans of ancient Egyptian mummies for evidence of cancer. PRO hopes that this talk provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion and potential for collaborative research with the London oncology community.

Date: October 28, 2014

Location: London Health Science Centre, in London, Ontario.

Cancer and Neoplastic Disease in Bioarchaeology: Establishing a Dialogue for Future Research

This podium symposium will take place at the annual meeting of the Paleopathology Association, and will feature presentations on current research in paleo-oncology.

Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Location: Hyatt Regency, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Further Information: http://www.paleopathology.org/2014MeetingInfo.html

Symposium, Part I (1:30 – 2:55 pm) Chair: Casey L. Kirkpatrick 

1:30 INTRODUCTION. Kathryn J. Hunt 

1:40 WHERE HAVE ALL THE TUMOURS GONE? Tony Waldron 

1:55 READING BETWEEN THE LINES: A COMPARISON OF BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL AND LITERARY EVIDENCE FOR CANCER. Roselyn A. Campbell 

2:10 METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ANALYZING NEOPLASTIC DISEASE IN JUVENILE ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS. Jennifer L. Willoughby 

2:25 DIAGNOSTIC DIFFERENCES OF METASTATIC CARCINOMA AND MULTIPLE MYELOMA IN A BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT. Brittany Walter 

2:40 THE EFFICACY OF USING A MODERN SKELETAL COLLECTION TO AID IN THE IDENTIFYING OF CANCEROUS LESIONS IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL BONE. Thomas Siek

 

2:55 – 3:25 Break 

 

Symposium, Part II (3.20 – 5.00pm) Chair: Jennifer Willoughby 

3:25 LINKING THE PAST WITH THE PRESENT: THE SYNOPTIC RESULTS OF A PALAEO-ONCOLOGICAL META-ANALYSIS. Kathryn J. Hunt & Charlotte Roberts 

3:40 CANCER IN ANCIENT EGYPT: A SKELETON WITH METASTATIC CARCINOMA FROM AMARA WEST, UPPER NUBIA (3200BP). Michaela Binder & Charlotte Roberts 

3:55 ABNORMAL GROWTHS AND TUMOURS OF THE SALIVARY GLANDS: A BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. Casey L. Kirkpatrick

4:10 DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF A GIANT CALCIFIED ABDOMINAL MASS. Carolyn Rando & Tony Waldron 

4:25 PALEO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH IN THE DAKHLEH OASIS, EGYPT: NEW CASES AND A PALEO-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. El Molto & Peter Scheldrick 

4:40 DISCUSSION – Leader: Roselyn Campbell 

5:00 Announcements

TED Fellows Talks

PRO Co-founder Kathryn Hunt, as a 2014 TED Fellow, will present a TED Fellows Talk as part of the 30th anniversary National TED conference in Vancouver, BC. Tickets for the event are sold out.

Date: March 17, 2014

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada​

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