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Upcoming Events and Primary Care Resources

Professional development and networking opportunities are available throughout the year for family physicians working in cancer care.
Upcoming events

The Family Practice Oncology Network offers ooncology resources and connections to family physicians in British Columbia

Check out these great opportunities for professional development and networking with your colleagues in cancer care:

FPON Annual Education Day for Primary Care - Human Papilloma Virus and Related Cancers

April 6, 2024 , 8:30am - 12:30pm PST.  

The BC Cancer Family Practice Oncology Network invites you to partake in their popular half-day virtual update, tailored specifically to primary care  providers.  Topics this year will focus on Human Papilloma Virus and Related Cancers.

For full agenda and registration details please click here

GPO Education Program Introductory Module

Our Spring 2024 intake is being delivered virtually with morning lectures, February 5 – 16, and  February 26 – March 8 

The Family Practice Oncology Network offers the GPO Education Program to provide newly hired General Practitioners in Oncology opportunity to strengthen their oncology skills and knowledge, and enhance cancer care in their communities. The Introductory Module is followed by 30 days of rotation over six months, and completion of this program is required by all newly hired GPOs More information about the the GPO Education Program. Email


  • March 21 Webcast: Radiation 101: What’s Available and Side Effect Management. Register 

Partner resources
The UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development offers the following online accredited oncology modules for primary care at no cost:

Late Effects of Childhood Cancers

Interested in learning more about the late effects of childhood cancer therapy? In this short 45-minute online module, you will learn about different long-term health risk categories for the development of late effects, screening and management of late effects, a clinical approach to assess long-term health risks, and where to find available resources.

  • Target audience: family physicians, specialists and other health care professionals in British Columbia involved in the health care of adult patients who are survivors of childhood cancer.
  • Up to 0.75 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits
Breast Cancer Screening Update: What's New in BC?
Online course

Are you up-to-date on the BC Breast Cancer Screening Policy?  Endorsed by the Screening Mammography Program of BC (SMP), this 45-minute, free, online, mobile-friendly, and accredited module outlines the current BC breast cancer screening guidelines. 

  • Target audience: Family physicians working in British Columbia who have patients in SMP or may refer patients in the future.
  • Up to 0.75 Mainpro+
Primary Care Resources

Supportive Care

Supportive Care Team
Supportive Care professionals are a part of your cancer care team. Some services are self-referred while others require a referral from a doctor or nurse. For more information about the referral process for services, please find more information by clicking here.

Supportive Care Educational Rounds

Supportive Care eBulletin

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