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2017 Patient Symposia


Join us for the 2017 CBMTG Patient and Family Symposia!

Based on the successful model of the 2016 patient meeting in Vancouver, the CBMTG conference planning committees, together with the CBMTG Patient & Family Special Interest Group, will be hosting a series of patient and family symposia in 2017. The meetings will provide a forum for transplant patients, their family members, and medical practitioners to interact, discuss, ask questions, and receive information. 

Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta

Saturday, September 9, 2017 in St. John’s, Newfoundland


June 10, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm MT at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta

Hotel Arts
119-12th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0G8


This is a free event hosted by the Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group (CBMTG) for blood and marrow transplant patients, their caregivers, and medical practitioners to interact, discuss, ask questions, and receive information.  

To register to attend this event in person, please click here.

For those who are unable to attend in person, this event will be live webcast. Tune in at

Symposium Program:

5:30pm - 5:45pm


5:45pm - 6:30pm

Diet and Exercise

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Dinner Buffet

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Survivorship: Symptom Control

· The Use of Cannabis

· Coping Strategies and Compassion in Care

September 9, 2017 from 4:30pm – 7:30pm NT at the St. John’s Convention Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland

St. John’s Convention Centre
101 New Gower Street
St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 4K2


More information regarding this event will be available shortly.

This event will be live webcast for patients and their care givers from across Canada to participate.

Will you be attending in person? Please register below.

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