News
»  Emirates
»  Arab World
»  International
»  Sports
»  Business
»  Special Reports
»  Archives
Bookmark and Share
You are here: Home > News Bulletin
Text size
UAE Cancer Congress 2013 to continue promoting excellence in oncology in the region
2013-07-14 15:47:50
WAM DUBAI, July 14th, 2013 (WAM) -- The 2013 edition of the UAE Cancer Congress will be held in Dubai, UAE, between 3-5th October 2013 under the theme of promoting excellence in oncology through multidisciplinary care of patients suffering from cancer.

Following feedback from last year's attendees, the 5th edition of the UAE Cancer Congress will consist of top regional and international faculty and oncologists of all disciplines from the Middle East North Africa region, including General practitioners, Oncology Nurses, Surgeons, Radiologists and Nutritionists.

according to MCI, a global consulting, live communication, congress and event management company, organisors of the event.

This year's sessions will focus heavily on practical case studies and interactive debates providing an excellent platform for participants to meet, network and share their expertise with peers from around the world.

The 5th Annual UAE Cancer Congress 2013 covers topics such as: pathology, translational research, epidemiology, imaging hematological malignancies, solid tumors, supportive care, quality of life issues, information management in oncology as well as cancer control in developing countries.

The congress has developed several partnerships this year with American Hospital-Dubai, and the 1st Indian Cancer Congress, a merger of the top four oncology associations in India, to promote growth through collaboration and reach out to professionals in the field across the region and internationally.

The Head '&' Neck Master Course returns for the second year with participation from various societies from South Korea, Japan, India and Pakistan.

There will also be dedicated sessions for cancer nutrition, breast surgical oncology, GI oncology, lung cancer and breast cancer.

The Oncology Nursing Program also returns with dedicated tracks for nurses and will focus on the knowledge needed to enhance skills to care for patients. Sessions will also explore the oncology nurse's role in implementing best practices and advocating for their patients and their profession in order to provide the highest quality nursing care.

Several grants are available at this years congress including a limited number of travel grants for delegates from low income countries to attend the congress and research grants for ongoing investigations.

WAM/MMYS
Bookmark and Share
Market Watch
»  Abu Dhabi
»  Dubai
»  UAE Stock Market
»  NBAD Exchange Rate
Videos
more...
Surveys
Wam AnyWhere
Get the news at your fingertips..
Weather         For more details click here
City Temperature Humidity
Abu Dhabi 40 24 85 15
Dubai 38 26 75 15
Sharjah 40 24 70 15
Ras Al Khaimah 41 23 75 20
Umm Al Qaiwain 40 23 75 20
Ajman 40 22 75 20
Al Fujairah 32 25 60 15
Al Ain 40 26 70 20
Abu Musa 36 25 75 25
Tunb Kubra / Sughra 36 25 75 25
Delma 38 25 75 25
Ruwais 40 25 80 15
Liwa 41 26 80 20
As-Sila 40 25 75 15