Sapporo Conference for Palliative and Supportive Care in Cancer Conference Organizer:Higashi Sapporo Hospital

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No change in program theme, however, partial changes may come up.

【Day 1】 July 21(Thu), 2022

  • 7:55-8:00

    Opening Ceremony
    Chair: Takeshi Terui (Higashi Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

  • 8:00-12:00

    Opioids and cancer pain: Evolving science and practice

    Chair:Russell Portenoy (MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, USA)
    Co-chair:Michiaki Yamakage(Sapporo Medical University, Japan)

    • 8:00-8:10

      Introduction and welcome
      Russell Portenoy (MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, USA)

    • 8:10-8:50

      Opioid receptors: Structure, function and plasticity
      Christoph Stein (Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany)

    • 8:50-9:30

      Genetic variation and the balance between opioid benefit and risk
      Pål Klepstad (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

    • 9:30-10:10

      Opioid Management Guidelines for Patients with Cancer: An Update
      David Hui (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)

    • 10:30-11:00

      Keynote lecture
      “Balance at the bedside” - Optimizing benefits and minimizing risk through best practices

      Russell Portenoy (MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, USA)

    • 11:00-12:00

      Panel discussion/ Q & A

  • 12:00-13:00

    Luncheon Seminar1
    Integration of oncology and palliative care: A review of its history and directions for the future

    Stein Kaasa (European Palliative Care Research Center (PRC), Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Norway)
    Chair: Takeshi Terui (Higashi Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

  • 13:00-17:00

    Plenary Session1
    Recent progress in the integration of standard oncology and palliative care

  • 17:00-18:00

    Evening Seminar1
    Palliative nursing - an essential component for the future of palliative care

    Philip Larkin (Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland)
    Chair: Yumiko Ogushi (Higashi Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

【Day 2】 July 22(Fri), 2022

  • 8:00-12:00

    Making the case for integration of spiritual issues in palliative care

    Chair:Christina Puchalski (George Washington University, USA)
    Co-chair:Chie Watanabe(Showa University, Japan)

    • 8:00-8:40

      Keynote lecture
      Developing educational and clinical models in interprofessional spiritual care: An essential component of palliative care

      Christina Puchalski (George Washington University, USA)

    • 8:40-9:20

      Supporting the integration of spiritual care as an essential component of palliative care
      Vanessa Battista (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA)

    • 9:20-10:00

      Spirituality and palliative care: Current evidence and future priorities?
      Karen Steinhauser (Duke University School of Medicine and the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA)

    • 10:00-10:40

      Palliative care through the lens of specialist spiritual care
      Anne Vandenhoeck (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)

    • 10:40-11:20

      Embracing a spiritual and compassionate care for patients living with advanced and terminal illnesses with existential and spiritual distress
      Marvin Omar Delgado Guay (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)

    • 11:20-12:00

      Panel discussion/ Q & A

  • 12:00-13:00

    Luncheon Seminar2
    Palliative care in medicine and in life: An existential account

    Sheldon Solomon (Skidmore College, USA)
    Chair: Satoshi Miyake (Tsuchiura Kyodo General Hospital, Japan)

  • 13:00-17:00

    Plenary Session2
    Determinants and effects of existential suffering in the clinics of palliative care

  • 17:00-18:00

    Evening Seminar2
    Global palliative care development: Promoting access to services and essential medicines, through understanding of international policy and processes

    Joseph Clark (Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, University of Hull, UK)
    Chair: Toshiro Kusakabe (Higashi Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

  • 【Day 3】 July 23, 2022

    • 7:00-7:05

      Opening Ceremony
      Chair: Satoshi Miyake (Tsuchiura Kyodo General Hospital, Japan)

    • 7:05-12:00

      Plenary Session3
      Technology-Enabled Care (TEC) in palliative care

      Chair: David Hui (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)

      • 7:05-7:10

        David Hui
        (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)

      • 7:10-8:05

        Medical digital transformation after COVID-19: Industry 4.0 and healthcare
        Fumiaki Ikeno (Stanford University, USA)

      • 8:05-9:00

        Intelligence augmentation in healthcare platform - Microsoft's view
        Keren Priyadarshini (Microsoft Asia, Singapore)

      • 9:00-9:55

        Telemedicine, artificial intelligence, and digital therapeutics: Rise of the Robots or the future of compassionate care?
        Mihir M. Kamdar (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA)

      • 9:55-10:50

        Institutional implementation of Electronic Patient Reported Outcome Measures(ePROMs). Palliative care telemedicine during the COVID pandemic at the National Cancer Institute of Milan
        Augusto Caraceni (Fondazione IRCCS National Cancer Institute, Chair of EAPC Research Network, Italy)

      • 10:50-11:45

        The ethical dimensions of technology-enabled palliative care
        Ralf J. Jox (Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland)

      • 11:45-12:00

        Additional Remarks
        Jacob Strand (Mayo Clinic, USA)

    • 12:00-13:00

      Luncheon Seminar3
      Supportive oncology: A novel department in a major US cancer institute

      Declan Walsh (Levine Cancer Institute, Editor-in-chief of BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, USA)
      Chair: Masahiko Nishiyama (Higashi Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

    • 13:00-17:00

      Euthanasia, physician assisted suicide and their connection to palliative care

      Chair: Harvey Max Chochinov (University of Manitoba, Canada)
      Co-Chair: Friedrich Stiefel (Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland)

    • 17:00-17:05

      Closing Ceremony
      Chair of the 5th SCPSC: Masayoshi Kobune (Sapporo Medical University, Japan)