SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Time Title Speakers
07:30-08:00 Registration
08:00-08:05 Introduction of Scientific Collaboration Day Laurence Desjardins (France)
08:05-09:05 Scientific Collaboration for Improving RB Outcomes
Moderators: Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Ashwin Reddy (UK)
08:05-08:15 Introduction to Science & Collaboration Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Ashwin Reddy (UK)
08:15-08:25 Speaker 1 – Clinical Guidelines Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
08:25-08:35 Speaker 2 – Epidemiology Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana)
08:35-08:45 Speaker 3 – Capacity Assessment Matthew Wilson (USA)
08:45-09:05 Open discussion All Speakers
Moderators: Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Ashwin Reddy (UK)
09:05-10:05 Clinical Trials in LMICs: Challenges & Opportunities
Moderators: Karim Assani (DRC) & Gita Naidu (South Africa)
09:05-09:15 Introduction to Challenge Karim Assani (DRC) & Gita Naidu (South Africa)
09:15-09:20 Panelist 1 – Clinical Trials Challenges/Opportunities Gita Naidu (South Africa)
09:20-09:25 Panelist 2 – Clinical Trials Conjunctival Tumors in Kenya Stephen Gichuhi (Kenya)
09:25-09:30 Panelist 3 – Clincial Trials RB in Mali Foussenyi Traore (Mali)
09:30-09:35 Panelist 4 – Clinical Trials in RB Late Presentation Karim Assani (DRC)
09:35-10:05 Open discussion All speakers
Moderators: Karim Assani (DRC) & Gita Naidu (South Africa)
10:05-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Basic Research & Implementation Science
Moderators: Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Lucy Njambi (Kenya)
10:30-10:40 Introducton to Challenge Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Lucy Njambi (Kenya)
10:40-10:45 Panelist 1 – RB Genetics in Kenya Lucy Njambi (Kenya)
10:45-10:50 Panelist 2 – Qualitative Research Caregivers of RB Sadik Taju Sherief (Ethiopia)
10:50-10:55 Panelist 3 – Cancer Registry & Conjunctival Tumors in South Africa Kelsey Stuart (South Africa)
10:55-11:30 Open discussion All speakers
Moderators: Helen Dimaras (Canada) & Lucy Njambi (Kenya)
11:30-12:30 RB Psychosocial Support
Moderators: Tom Ochieng (Kenya), Bhavna Chawla (India) & Lorna Renner (Ghana)
11:30-11:37 Psychosocial Aspects of RB: Oncology Lorna Renner (Ghana)
11:37-11:44 Psychosocial Aspects of RB: Psychosocial Martha Mwongela (Kenya)
11:44-11:51 Psychosocial Aspects of RB: Parent/Survivor Michel Ongaro (Keyna)
11:51-11:58 International Patient Care Abby White (UK)
11:58-12:05 International Patient Care Vera Samba Larfi (Cameroon)
12:05-12:12 Child life Rb prep & support Morgan Livingstone (Canada)
12:12-12:19 Parent groups Marie-Francoise Ray (France)
12:19-12:30 Discussion All speakers
Moderator: Tom Ochieng (Kenya)
12:30-13:10 Lunch
13:10-14:20 Open papers – Rb International
Moderators: Christina Stathopoulos (Switzerland) Mandeep Sagoo (UK) & Jesse Berry (USA)
13:10-13:13 Introduction Christina Stathopoulos (Switzerland), Mandeep Sagoo (UK) & Jesse Berry (USA)
13:13-13:19 LEUKOCORIA DETECTOR APP. AN UPGRADED VERSION SUPPORTED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Maria Manquez Hatta (Chile), Hernán Iturriaga, Galia Gutiérrez, Enzo Castiglione
13:19-13:25 FAVORABLE CLINICAL OUTCOME OF FAMILIAL RETINOBLASTOMA AFTER EARLY POSTNATAL SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT Denis Malaise (France), Alexandre Matet, Livia Lumbroso-Le Rouic, Christine Levy, Marion Gauthier-Villars, Isabelle Aerts, Francois Doz, Laurence Desjardins, Nathalie Cassoux
13:25-13:31 UTILITY OF GENETIC TESTING FOR UNILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA PATIENTS Brenda Gallie (Canada), Melissa Desaulnier, Jaime Jessen, Hilary Racher
13:31-13:37 SIMULTANEOUS COPY NUMBER ALTERATION AND VARIANT DETECTION IN PAIRED AQUEOUS HUMOR AND TUMOR SAMPLES FROM RETINOBLASTOMA EYES Shreya Sirivolu (USA), Michael Schmidt, Rishvanth Prabakar, Peter Kuhn, James Hicks, Liya Xu, Jesse Berry
13:37-13:43 THE AJCC OPHTHALMIC ONCOLOGY TASK FORCE RETINOBLASTOMA REGISTRY: LESSONS LEARNED Abhilasha Maheshwari (India), Ankit Singh Tomar, Paul T. Finger, Brenda Gallie, Ashwin Mallipatna, Tero Kivela
13:43-13:49 INTRAVITREAL CHEMOTHERAPY INCREASES GLOBE SALVAGE IN ADVANCED INTRAOCULAR RETINOBLASTOMA Usha Singh (India), Khushdeep Abhaypal, Samridhi Vohra, Manu Saini
13:49-13:55 LAST DITCH SALVAGE ATTEMPT IN RETINOBLASTOMA- VITRECTOMY IN RETINOBLASTOMA Meenakshi Mahesh (India), P. Mahesh Shanmugam, Payal N Shah, Divyansh Mishra
13:55-14:01 AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE AUGMENTATION FOR POST CHEMOTHERAPY ENUCLEATION IN RETINOBLASTOMA Aparna Ramasubramanian (USA), Aurora Rodriguez, Nisha Rehman, Argudit Chauhan, Nishant Tiwari
14:01-14:07 PHASE I STUDY OF SUSTAINED-RELEASE TOPOTECAN EPISCLERAL PLAQUE FOR RETINOBLASTOMA Brenda Gallie (Canada), Aparna Ramasubramanian, Furqan Shaikh, Daniel Morgenstern, Ashwin Mallipatna, Stephanie Kletke
14:07-14:10 THE INTERNATIONAL RETINOBLASTOMA COMPREHENSIVE COURSE (IRBCC) Yacoub A. Yousef (Jordan), Paul T. Finger, Swathi Kaliki, Saima Amine, Ankit Tomar, Ido Didi Fabian, Sonal D. Yadav, sameh Soliman, Mona Mohammad, Hadeel Halalsheh
14:10-14:13 TREATMENT-RESPONSIVE RETINOBLASTOMA COMPLICATED BY VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE Mattan Arazi (Israel), Ido Didi Fabian
14:13-14:16 INFORMED CONSENT FOR TREATMENT OF UNILATERAL ADVANCED INTRAOCULAR RETINOBLASTOMA – WHAT SHOULD I DISCLOSE ? Boon Long Quah (Singapore)
14:16-14:19 PALLADIUM-103 PLAQUE BRACHYTHERAPY FOR RETINOBLASTOMA: LONG TERM FOLLOW UP Abhilasha Maheshwari (India), Paul T Finger
14:20-14:50 Keynote Lecture
Introduced by Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
Africa will level the playing field for children with retinoblastoma Brenda Louise Gallie (Canada)
14:50-18:00 Pathology Symposium
Session 1:
Moderator: Deepak P. Edward (USA) & Geeta Vemuganti (India)
14:50-14:55 Introduction Deepak P. Edward (USA)
14:55-15:05 Retinoblastoma initiative in Kenya Wairimu Waweru (Kenya)
15:05-15:15 Handling of ocular specimens I: grossing; photography Saumya Jakati (India)
15:15-15:30 Handling of ocular specimens II: processing embedding and cutting Kaustubh Mulay (India)
15:30-15:45 Retinoblastoma: handling of globe and exenteration specimens Anita Chan (Singapore)
15:45-15:55 Pathology reporting format: retinoblastoma Azza Maktabi (Saudi Arabia)
15:55-16:05 Ocular surface neoplasia: handling of specimens Karin Loeffler (Germany)
16:05-16:15 Reporting in ocular surface neoplasia Saumya Jakati (India)
16:15-16:30 Other intraocular tumors Geeta Vemuganti (India)
16:30-16:50 Break
Session 2:
Moderators: Pete Setabutr (USA) & Jyotirmay Biswas (India)
16:50-17:00 Communication between pathologists and surgeons Pete Setabutr (USA)
17:00-17:15 Selected orbital tumors Sunny Shen (Singapore)
17:15-17:30 Challenging pathology cases Jyotirmay Biswas (India)
17:30-18:00 Panel discussion All speakers
Moderator: Anita Chan (Singapore), Sunny Shen (Singapore) & Karin Loeffler (Germany)
14:50-18:00 AMCC Symposium
Panel 1: Results of Retinoblastoma in 2022 (diagnosis stage and treatments applied)
Moderators: Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana), Laurence Desjardins (France), Karim Assani (DRC)
Part 1:
Kenya Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
Uganda Anne Musika (Uganda)
Tanzania Neema Moshi (Tanzania)
Rwanda Théophile Tuyisabe (Rwanda)
Discussion/Feedback
Part 2:
Ethiopia Bezawit Tadegegne (Ethiopia)
Mozambique Mariamo Saide Abdala Mbofana (Mozambique)
Ghana Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana)
French speaking coutries (Dakar, Abidjan, Niamey) Paule Aida (Senegal)
Discussion/Feedback
16:30-16:50 Break
Panel 2 : Early Diagnosis Program and Data Collection
Moderators: Lorna Renner (Ghana) & Sylla Fatoumata (Mali)
Part 1: Early Diagnosis of RB
Introductory report : Kenya Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
Ghana with World Child Cancer Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana)
Discussion/Feedback
Part 2: Data Collection
RB data to improve outcome: theory and practice in French speaking countries Foussenyi Traore (Mali)
Introductory report : Ghana Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana)
Discussion/Feedback
Open Discussion : Roundtable with All Participants
Moderators: Kahaki Kimani (Kenya) & Laurence Desjardins (France)
How to have more papers released on RB in sub-Saharan Africa?
What is the acceptable minimum number of RB treatment centres in a country?
Closing remarks
18:00-18:30 Opening Ceremony
Greetings Ido Didi Fabian (Israel)
Dan Gombos (USA)
18:30 Welcome Reception & Poster Viewing
Time Title Speakers
07:30-08:00 Registration
07:30-08:00 Morning Coffee & Poster Viewing
08:00-08:15 Introduction of RB Day Ido Didi Fabian (Israel)
Eye Care in Africa Wanjiku (Ciku) Mathenge, President of the African Ophthalmology Council (Rwanda)
08:15-10:45 RB Africa: Status Per Country (Invited Speakers) & Free Paper Presentations
(To view the map of Africa click here)
Moderators: Ido Didi Fabian (Israel), Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana) & Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola (Nigeria)
08:15-08:20 RETINOBLASTOMA SURVIVAL AND ENUCLEATION OUTCOMES IN 41 COUNTRIES FROM THE AFRICAN CONTINENT Andrew Stacey (USA – Global RB Study), Thamanna Nishath, Didi Fabian
08:20-08:23 RB STATUS – ETHIOPIA Sadik Taju Sherief (Ethiopia)
08:23-08:28 TREATMENT OUTCOME OF RETINOBLASTOMA PATIENTS TREATED AT JIMMA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Kumale Tolesa Daba (Ethiopia), Diriba Fufa Hordofa, Aemero Abateneh Mengesha
08:28-08:31 RB STATUS – SUDAN Isra Mohammed (Sudan)
08:31-08:36 OUTCOME OF GLOBE PRESERVATION THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH BILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA AT THE KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL, KENYA Rebecah Nandasaba (Kenya), Kahaki Kimani, Lucy Njambi
08:36-08:41 A DELAY TO DIAGNOSIS AS A PREDICTOR TO MORTALITY IN CHILDREN WITH RETINOBLASTOMA. EXPERIENCE FROM KABGAYI EYE HOSPITAL IN RWANDA Théophile Tuyisabe (Rwanda), Michael Mikhail
08:41-08:44 RB STATUS – UGANDA Pius Mwanja (Uganda) and Anne Musika (Uganda)
08:44-08:47 RB STATUS – MALAWI Moira Chinthambi (Malawi)
08:47-08:50 RB STATUS – BURUNDI Remezo Philbert (Burundi)
08:50-08:55 RETINOBLASTOMA IN CHILDREN IN OUAGADOUGOU (BURKINA FASO) FROM 2016 TO 2022 Rolande Kaborév (Burkina Faso), Chantal Bouda
08:55-09:00 RETINOBLASTOMA IN LUBUMBASHI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Sandra Iye Abial (Democratic Republic of Congo), Jenny Yanga, Junior Kabuyaya, Erick Mbokoya, Julien Makumyaviri, Didier Munganga, Marcel Numbi, Michel Manika, Aimé Matinungina, Ginevra Kintadi, Veronique Kyabu, Karim Assani, Robert Lukamba, Laurence Desjardins Gabrielle Chenge
09:00-09:03 EXPERIENCE OF RETINOBLASTOMA (TESTIMONIALS FROM A MOTHER AND A PATIENT) Borasisi Gabrielle Chenge (Democratic Republic of Congo)
09:03-09:06 THE BEGINNING OF CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: EXPERIENCE OF LUBUMBASHI AND KINSHASA CENTERS Jenny Yanga Mungenga (Democratic Republic of Congo), Sandra Iye, Carine Butsana, Karim Assani, Nina Domo, Aléine Budiongo, François Kabongo, Patrick Mukuna, Benjamin Kabwe, Michel Manika, Robert Lukamba, Veronique Kyabu, Gabrielle Chenge, Moise Mvitu, Laurence Desjardins
09:06-09:11 INTRAOPHTHALMIC ARTERY MELFALAN FOR ADVANCED RETINOBLASTOMA: 24 MONTHS FOLLOW UP Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt)
09:11-09:16 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL PROFILE OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN GHANA: A BASELINE NATIONAL SURVEY Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana), Benjamin Abaidoo, Kwesi N. Amissah-Arthur, Vera Beyuo, Andrea Nimako, Doreen Frimpong, Peter Forson Ackah, I. D. B. Ofori- Adjei, Isabella P. Arthur, Gloria G. Kyeremeh, Louis Oteng-Gyimah, Gilbert Bonsaana, Judith Simon, Benedicta Appiah- Thompson, James F. Addy, Adolf Ollennu, Lorna A. Renner, Vivian Paintsil, Chris Guure, Sally Peprah, Peter Osei- Bonsu, Helen Dimaras
09:16-09:19 SETTING UP AN INTRA-ARTERIAL CHEMOTHERAPY SERVICE IN GHANA, A LOW RESOURCE COUNTRY Vera Adobea Essuman (Ghana), Andrea Nimako, Benjamin Dabo Sarkodie, Kwesi N. Amissah-Arthur, Vera Beyuo, I. B. D. Ofori-Adjei, Fred Osei, Benjamin Abaidoo, Lorna A. Renner, Jatoe Dong
09:19-09:24 THE CHALLENGE OF BILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA IN THE TROPICAL OPHTALMOLOGY INSTITUT FOR AFRICA (CHU-IOTA) IN BAMAKO Sylla Fatoumata (Mali), Tall Aichata, Traore Fousseyni
09:24-09:29 RETINOBLASTOMA IN MALI: PROGRESS OF MANAGEMENT Traore Fousseyni (Mali), Sylla Fatou, Tall Aichatou, Diallo S, Mariko B, Magassa Ibrahim, Coulibaly Bourama, Diabate Konimba, Togo Boubacar, Bey Pierre, Desjardins Laurence
09:29-09:32 RB STATUS – CHAD Harba Tyau-Tyau (Chad)
09:32-09:35 RB STATUS – TANZANIA Evarista Canuth Mgaya (Tanzania)
09:35-09:40 CONTRIBUTION OF MULTIDISCIPLINARITY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY UNIT IN NIAMEY, NIGER Aïchatou Mahamadou (Niger), Adam Nouhou Diori, Mamane L Brah, Mariama Boubacar, Abdou Amza
09:40-09:45 STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN NIGER: CURRENT SITUATION AND PROSPECTS Nouhou Diori Adam (Niger), Aichatou Mahamadou, Abdoul Salam Youssoufou Souley, Mariama Boubacar, Aichatou Abani, Abdou Amza
09:45-09:50 EXPERIENCE FROM SENEGAL OF CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF RETINOBLASTOMA Paule Aïda Ndoye Roth (Senegal), Joseph Matar Ndiaye, Mariama Badji, Raïhana Diallo, Fatou Binetou Diagne, Mame Ndella Diouf, Fatou Sylla, Vera Assuman
09:50-09:55 SITUATION OF RETINOBLASTOMA AT THE CENTRE OF THE APPLICATION OF THE DIPLOMA OF SPECIALIZED STUDIES OF OPHTALMOLOGY (CADES/O) AT DONKA NATIONAL HOSPITAL, CONAKRY Bah Thierno Madjou (Guinea), Camara Sidikiba, Hann Fadima Tamim, Baldé Ramata
09:55-10:00 STAGING OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN IVORY COAST: EVALUATION OF 119 CASES FROM 2017 TO 2022 AT TEACHING HOSPITAL OF TREICHVILLE (ABIDJAN-IVORY COAST) Patounezambo Mariam Ouedraogo (Ivory Coast)
10:00-10:03 RB STATUS – NIGERIA Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola (Nigeria)
10:03-10:08 CLINICAL PRESENTATION, TREATMENT AND OUTCOME OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA Ifeoma Ezegwui (Nigeria), Obiora Amadi, Nkiru Nwachukwu
10:08-10:13 ASSESSMENT OF THE RETINOBLASTOMA’S MANAGEMENT IN THE PEDIATRIC ONCOHEMATOLOGY UNIT OF LOMÉ-TOGO Koffi Mawussé Guédenon, Kokou Vonor (Togo), Koffi Amegbor, Adama Dodji Gbadoé
10:13-10:18 RETROSPECTIVE CONSECUTIVE CASE SERIES OF RETINOBLASTOMA CASES IN SIERRA LEONE FROM 2017 TO DATE Shiama Balendra (UK/Sierra Leone), Lloyd Harrison-Williams, Jalikatu Mustapha, Zikan Koroma, Alicious Kamara, Bangi Saradugu, Conteh Osman, Santigie Kamara, Huachun Wang, Tolulope Fashina, Jessica Shantha, Steven Yeh, Alasdair Kennedy
10:18-10:23 RETINOBLASTOMA: EXPERIENCE OF THE PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY CENTER OF CHUJRA ANTANANARIVO MADAGASCAR Hoby Lalaina Randrianarisoa (Madagascar), Hef Nandrasamampihoby, Suedois Exavier Ramananjatovo, Mbola Rakotomahefa Narison
10:23-10:26 RB STATUS- MOZAMBIQUE Isac Vasco Da Gama (Mozambique)
10:26-10:29 RB STATUS – SOUTH AFRICA Gita Naidu (South Africa)
10:29-10:32 AN ATYPICAL CASE OF RETINOBLASTOMA WHICH REVEALED A NEUROBLASTOMA Gaelle Jibia Djomo Epouse Fossouo (Cameroon), Ted Grimbert Afetane Evina, Henry Nkumbe
10:32-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 New Techniques and Technologies in RB
Moderators: Francis Munier (Switzerland) Denis Malaise (France) & Vicktoria (Vicky) Visheneskia Dai (Israel)
11:15-11:22 Intra-arterial chemotherapy Vicktoria (Vicky) Visheneskia Dai (Israel)
11:22-11:29 Intravitreal chemotherapy Christina Stathopoulos (Switzerland)
11:29-11:36 Intracameral chemotherapy Francis Munier (Switzerland)
11:36-11:43 Liquid aqueous biopsy Jesse Berry (USA)
11:43-11:50 Liquid biopsy in aqueous humor and blood Denis Malaise (France)
11:50-11:57 3D printed prosthetic after enucleation Mandeep Sagoo (UK)
12:00-13:00 Extraocular and Systemic RB
Moderators: Petra Ketteler (Germany) Gita Naidu (South Africa) & Rachna Seth (India)
12:00-12:10 Role of pathology in dictating adjuvant chemo Saumya Jakati (India)
12:10-12:20 Systemic RB – Management in a HIC Petra Ketteler (Germany)
12:20-12:30 Systemic RB – Management in a LMIC Rachna Seth (India)
12:30-12:40 Systemic RB – Management in Africa Gita Naidu (South Africa)
12:40-13:00 Discussion All speakers
Moderator: Petra Ketteler (Germany)
13:00-13:30 Keynote Lecture
Introduced by Dan Gombos (USA)
Paradigm change in the chemotherapeutic management of retinoblastoma: from systemic to targeted and segmented ocular drug delivery Francis Munier (Switzerland)
13:30-14:15 Lunch
14:15-18:25 RB Workshop – St. Jude
14:15-14:20 Introduction / Welcome Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo (USA)
14:20-14:50 Foundations of Retinoblastoma Care Matthew Wilson (USA)
14:50-15:00 Workshop Objectives / Instructions Susan Ybarra (USA)
15:00-15:45 Activity 1: Identifying Challenges to Retinoblastoma Care in SSA Global Alliance Partners & St. Jude Team
15:45-16:00 Break
16:00-16:45 Activity 2: Visioning an SSA Retinoblastoma Treatment Center Global Alliance Partners & St. Jude Team
16:45-17:30 Activity 3: Strategies for Early Detection Global Alliance Partners & St. Jude Team
17:30-18:15 Panel Discussion Panelists: Global Alliance Partners, Brenda Gallie (Canada) Moderator: Matthew Wilson (USA)
18:15-18:25 Closing Remarks Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo (USA)
19:30 Congress Gala
Time Title Speakers
08:00-08:30 Registration
08:00-08:30 Morning Coffee & Poster Viewing
08:30-08:35 Introduction to OSSN Day Andrew Stacey (USA)
08:35-09:35 OSSN: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management
Moderators: Hamzah Mustak (South Africa) Andrew Stacey (USA) & Stephen Gichuhi (Kenya)
08:35-08:45 Epidemiology Stephen Gichuhi (Kenya)
08:45-08:55 Vital Staining for diagnosis of OSSN Hamzah Mustak (South Africa)
08:55-09:05 OSSN: the pathologist’s perspective Jyotirmay Biswas (India)
09:05-09:15 Treatment of early OSSN Andrew Stacey (USA)
09:15-09:25 Local treatment of advanced OSSN (medical, surgery and radiotherapy) Swathi Kaliki (India)
09:25-09:35 Systemic treatment of advanced OSSN Bita Esmaeli (USA)
09:35-10:05 Aldeyra Sponsored Symposium
Moderators: Jesse Berry (USA)
ADX-2191 (intravitreal methotrexate) for Treating Rare Inflammatory Retinal Diseases. A Global Treatment Paradigm for an Unmet Need Stephen G. Machatha Chief Development Officer Aldeyra Therapeutics
10:05-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Free Papers: Case Reports and Series
Moderators: Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt), Bhavna Chawla (India) & Purnima Rajkarnikar (Nepal)
10:30-10:38 CONJUNCTIVAL LESIONS: HISTOPATHOLOGICAL REVIEW IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA Chigozie I. Echieh (Nigeria), Theophilus I. Ugbem, Mmephony P. Ngaji, Chidiebere Peter Echieh
10:38-10:46 MANAGEMENT OF ORBITAL INVASION BY SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF THE CONJUNCTIVAL CARUNCLE Maria Valeria Pereira Da Silva (Canada), Normand Laperriere, Hatem Krema
10:46-10:54 OCULAR SURFACE SQUAMOUS NEOPLASIA – ANALYSIS OF HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORTS ISSUED OVER A 5-YEAR PERIOD FROM A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN A WEST AFRICAN POPULATION Akosua O. Boateng (Ghana), Aba E. Ghartey, Vera A. Essuman, Yao Tettey
10:54-11:02 PATTERN OF PRESENTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF OCULAR SURFACE SQUAMOUS NEOPLASIA IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL: A MULTIPRONGED APPROACH Nkiru Nwachukwu (Nigeria), Obiora Amadi, Ifeoma Ezegwui
11:02-11:10 OCULAR SURFACE SQUAMOUS NEOPLASIA: PD-L1/PD-1 EXPRESSION AND POTENTIAL FOR IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR THERAPY Priyadharsini Nagarajan (USA), Oded Sagiv, Fred OG Netto, Melisachew M Yeshi, Yonas Mitku, Neil Gross, Bita Esmaeli
11:10-11:14 AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE APPLICATION IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EPIBULBAR TUMORS Alena Furdova (Slovakia), Pavol Vesely
11:14-11:18 SEVERE OCULAR SURFACE TUMORS: IS THERE A WAY TO CONSERVE ?? Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt)
11:18-11:22 CHEMO-IMMUNOTHERAPY RESISTANT OCULAR SURFACE SQUAMOUS NEOPLASIA MANAGED WITH I-125 BRACHYTHERAPY Nathan Scott (USA), Basil Williams, Maura Di Nicola, Carol Karp
11:22-11:30 Discussion
11:30-12:00 Keynote Lecture
Introduced by Stephen Gichuhi (Kenya)
Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia: Surgery and Magic Potions Carol L. Shields (USA)
12:00-13:00 OSSN: Barriers to Care
Moderators: Swathi Kaliki (India) Bita Esmaeli (USA) & Timothy Onyuma (Kenya)
12:00-12:10 OSSN: Differential Diagnosis Swathi Kaliki (India)
12:10-12:20 Barriers for histopathologic diagnosis of OSSN, a pathologist’s perspective Timothy Onyuma (Kenya)
12:20-12:30 Barriers to care in treatment of OSSN in a Middle Income Country Purnima Rajkarnikar (Nepal)
12:30-12:40 Barriers to care in treatment of OSSN in Africa Stephen Gichuhi (Kenya)
12:40-13:00 Discussion All speakers and Carol L. Shields (USA)
Moderator: Bita Esmaeli (USA)
13:00-13:35 Closing & Award Ceremony
13:00-13:08 Closing Remarks Ido Didi Fabian (Israel)
Laurence Desjardins (France)
Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
13:08-13:15 Welcome Address by Nakhumicha S. Wafula , Secretary Of Health Introduced by Kahaki Kimani (Kenya)
13:15-13:22 Dan Gombos (USA) – ISOO
Jesse Berry (USA) – ISOO
13:22-13:25 Best Poster Presentation Award Ido Didi Fabian (Israel) – ISOO Africa
13:25-13:30 Best Trainee Doctor Oral Presentation Award
Presentation of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2023
Nick Rapley – The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust
13:30-13:35 Megan Webber – Know the Glow
Marissa Gonzalez – World Eye Cancer Hope
Abstract No. Title Authors
130 VISUAL REHABILITATION IN CHILDREN WITH RETINOBLASTOMA Vanessa Bosch
132 RISK OF SUBSEQUENT SECOND PRIMARY MALIGNANCIES IN PATIENTS WITH BILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA UNDERGOING OCULAR SALVAGE THERAPY Ishtar Aline Astorga-Carballo, Marco Ramírez
137 COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO WIDE ANGLE VIEWING SYSTEMS IN EVALUATION OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN PEDIATRIC AGE GROUP Ihab Saad Othman
139 CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF RETINOBLASTOMA AT QUEEN ELIZABETH CENTRAL HOSPITAL, BLANTYRE, MALAWI Chinsisi Namate Nyirenda
142 CHILD LIFE SUPPORTS FOR PATIENTS WITH RETINOBLASTOMA: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHILD LIFE EXPERIENCES IN CANADA, KENYA AND GHANA Morgan Livingstone, Elizabeth Kabuthi, Augusta Asiedu-Lartey
145 PATHOLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF RETINOBLASTOMA SEEDS WITH SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY Dipankar Das, Kasturi Bhattacharjee, Harsha Bhattacharjee, Manab J. Barman, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Surjendu Maity, Apurba Deka
146 RETINOBLASTOMA AND RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIAL CHANGE Dipankar Das
147 NEW RETINOBLASTOMA ROSETTES: IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY INTERPRETATION Dipankar Das, Kasturi Bhattacharjee
153 PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY (PPV) FOR OCULAR PRESERVATION IN PREVIOUSLY TREATED INTRAOCULAR BILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA, REPORT OF 2 CASES. Daniel Ortiz Morales, Daniel Moreno Páramo, Luis Rodrigo Michel Espinoza, Belina Arias Cabello, Iris Yael Gallardo Gallardo
156 BILATERAL ENUCLEATION FOR RETINOBLASTOMA: A SERIES OF 22 CASES Maura Di Nicola, Jared J. Ebert, Malcolm T. Wiseman Jr., Zelia M. Correa, James J. Augsburger, Basil K. Williams Jr.
169 FREQUENCY OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN NIGER: RESULTS OF THE FIRST 3 YEARS ACTIVITY TO THE PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY UNIT OF NIAMEY RETROSPECTIVE STUDY UNDERTAKEN FROM 2016 TO 2018. Sahadatou Adamou Boubacar, Amza Abdou, Yacoura Abba kaka
178 RÉTINOBLASTOME AU CHU DE TREICHVILLE : ASPECTS CLINIQUES ET ÉVOLUTIFS SERVICE DE PÉDIATRIE DU CHU DE TREICHVILLE Yao Guy Constant, Carole Coze, Guéi Line Sylvie Couitchéré, Gbongué Léa zaho, Rokia Berete-Coulibaly, Beossin Baumaney Sylvanus koui, Raissa-Michelle kabas
185 KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF PAEDIATRICIANS CONCERNING RETINOBLASTOMA IN HEALTH FACILITIES IN GHANA Gilbert Batieka Bonsaana, Rafiuk Cosmos Yakubu, Benjamin Damah Nuertey, Peter Situma Wanyama
192 RETINOBLASTOMA – CLINICAL CASE REPORT Mariamo Mbofana, Maria Leocadia Cosmo, Mbofana Mariamo
198 QUALITY OF LIFE IN RETINOBLASTOMA AT TERTIARY EYE CARE HOSPITAL IN INDIA. Krishnasri Padamandala, Santosh G Honavar, Rolika Bansal, Surya Durga Prasad Malese, Geeta K Vemuganti
199 PATHWAYS OF CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH RETINOBLASTOMA IN BOBO-DIOULASSO (BURKINA FASO) S. Aimée Kissou, Souleymane B. W. Adjaba, Mahamadi Nakoulma, Léa Zerbo, Madina Nana, Jean W. Diallo
200 RETINOBLASTOMA IN EXTREME AGES IN CHU-IOTA, BAMAKO Tall Aichata, Sylla Fatoumata, Traore Fousseyni, Diallo Seydou, Mariko Bréhima
201 CARBOPLATIN LOADED SMALL EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES AS A DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM TO REVERSE THE CHEMORESISTANCE OF RBY79 CELLS-IN-VITRO Geeta K Vemuganti, Jyothi Attem, Narayana Revu, Radhika Manukonda, Swathi Kaliki
204 PROFILE OF PATIENTS WITH RETINOBLASTOMA AT THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF MAPUTO (HCM) -MOZAMBIQUE Mariamo Mbofan, Maria Cosmo, Denise Macie, Faizana Amod
216 BONE METASTASIS, AFTER SIX YEARS OF PRIMARY TREATMENT OF BILATERAL RETINOBLASTOMA; ROLE OF IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY. Neema Moshi, Celina Mhina, Atuganile Malango
225 ULTRAWIDE-FIELD OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FOR RETINOBLASTOMA Alison Skalet, J. Peter Campbell, Yifan Jian
230 RETINOBLASTOMA FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME AT A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH AFRICA. Bongi Mofokeng, Dr Hamzah Mustak
243 CANCER STEM CELLS AND PATIENT DERIVED XENOGRAFTS OF RETINOBLASTOMA IN CHICK EMBRYO-CHORIOALLANTOIC MEMBRANE MODEL Geeta K Vemuganti, Narayana Revu VL, Swathi Kaliki, Mishra Dilip K, Saumya Jakati
259 SUSPECTED RETINOBLASTOMA IN A CHILD FROM SIERRA LEONE Shiama Balendra, Keyla Lebron, Jalikatu Mustapha, Maria Bell, Cat Duncan, Guy Negretti, Mandeep S. Sagoo, Ashwin Reddy
260 HUMAN AND MATERIAL RESOURCES ARE NOT ENOUGH TO IMPROVE OUTCOME IN RETINOBLASTOMA CARE Edak Ezeanosike, Kene Joe-Akunne, Nneka Ogbu, June Azu-Okeke
262 THE TOPCAT TRIAL – A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL INVESTIGATING THE SURVIVAL BENEFIT OF ADDING TOPOTECAN/CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE TO STANDARD CHEMOTHERAPY FOR ADVANCED RETINOBLASTOMA IN TANZANIA Richard Bowman, Trish Scanlan, Lilian Bachuba, Esther Majaliwa, Bruno Sunguya, Guillermo Chantada
264 BATTLING WITH RETINOBLASTOMA: OUTCOMES OF GROUP D EYES AFTER INTEGRATION OF NEW TREATMENT MODALITIES Saima Amin, Amna Omair, Fawad Rizvi, Zeeshan Kamil
265 LATE PRESENTATION OF RETINOBLASTOMA- ADDRESSING THE ISSUES. Saima Amin, Amna Omair, Fawad Rizvi, Zeeshan Kamil
266 PRESENTATION AND OUTCOME OF PRESUMED UVEAL MELANOMA IN IBADAN, NIGERIA Oluyemi Fasina, Clement Abu Okolo, Mustapha Akanji, Ajani Ezinne Obioma Onebunne