2nd NCHCON 2017

2nd NCHCON-2017

“Palliative Care in Oncology”
Scientific Program
Held on: 18 &19th March 2017 (5th & 6th Chaitra 2073)
Venue: Hotel Yellow Pagoda, Kathmandu, Nepal



Registration + Tea (8.00-9.00)
9.00-9.30 Opening of Scientific Session
Chairpersons: Dr. M.K.Piya & Prof. Tara Manandhar
9:30 -9.55Dr.DC DovalRole of chemotherapy in Advanced and metastatic breast cancer
Director Medical Oncology & Director Research,
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, India.
9.55- 10.20Dr. Dinesh PendharkarEffectiveness of low cost chemotherapy in low income setting in palliation
Consultant Medical Oncologist, Asian Institute of Oncology
10.20-10.40Dr. Gisup N PrasikoPalliative radiotherapy
HOD, Dept. of Radiation Oncology.
Nepal Cancer Hospital and research Center
10.40-11.00Dr. Subhash P. AcharyaChanging Role of Palliative care in ICU
Associate professor,
Consultant Intesivist & ICU Co-ordinator TUTH, IOM
TEA BREAK ( 11.00 – 11.30) 
Session 2 
11.30-11.50Dr. Aarati ShahEthical Issues in Palliative Care
Professor & consultant Radiation Oncologist
NAMS, Bir Hospital
11.50-12.15Dr. AFM Kamal Uddin.Palliative chemotherapy in GI Cancers
Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology United Hospital Limited Bangladesh
12.15-12.35Dr. Rajesh GangolPalliative Care for Rural Nepal
Consultant Palliative care Physician
12.35-12.55Dr. Ramesh Singh BhandariPalliative surgery for Malignant Obstructive  Jaundice
Associate Professor
Hepato-Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon, TUTH IOM
Lunch Break (1.00-2.00)
Free Papers ( 2.00- 4.00)
4.25-4.50Dr.Pankaj ChaturvediOptions for effective palliation in recurrent metastatic Head & neck cancer in low resource Setting
Professor , Head & Neck Surgery
Tata Memorial Hospital
5.00 PM onwardsInauguration followed by cocktail dinner


Session 1 (9.00 Am onwards)
9.00- 9.30Dr. Purvish ParikhPersonalized care in Geriatric population
Director of Precision Oncology & Research, Asian Institute Of Oncology
9.30-9.55Dr. GS BhattacharyaBasic Palliative care, Models of Needs and Care.
In-charge, Department of Medical Oncology,FORTIS Hospital, India
9.55-10.15Dr. M.K.PiyaPalliative Care in Lung Cancer
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Chairman NCH.
10.15-10.35Dr. Bishnu D. PoudelCancer Pain Management
Professor & Co-ordinator DM Medical Oncology
NAMS, Bir Hospital
TEA BREAK ( 10.35-11.00)
Session 2
11.00-11.20Dr. Rishav KoiralaMental Health Issues in Palliative Oncology
Psychiatry, PhD Scholar
University of Oslo
11.20-11.40Dr. Krishna Sagar SharmaPediatric Palliative Care Scope and Challenges in Nepal.
Head of Pediatric Oncology
BPKMCH, Bharatpur,Chitwan
11.40-12.00Dr.Y.P.SinghRole of Palliative surgery in Oncology
Professor & Consultant surgical Oncologist
Dept. of Surgery TUTH,IOM
12.00-12.20Dr. Jitendra PariyarSurgical Palliation in Gynecological Malignancies
Consultant Gynae Oncologist,
Civil Hospital, Kathmandu
12.20-12.45Dr.Rumana DowlaPalliative Care
Palliative Care Specialist, Dhaka
12.45-1.00Chemoport Launch program ( FK)
Lunch (1.00-2.00 )
Session 3 (2.00-5.00)
Nursing Oncology Co-Ordinator
2.00-2.20Ms Usha Thapa
Senior Nursing Supervisor
B.P.Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital

Date and time of presentation’s may vary as per the schedule of the foreign speakers.