Message from Congress President

Shaheenah Dawood

Dr. Shaheenah Dawood
Congress President

Dear Colleagues and friends,

The 10th UAE Cancer Congress concluded on 13th Oct 2018 with a record 2,600 plus attendees, including delegates, faculties and industry partners from more than 45 countries.

 

The delegates were able to attend their choice of session from fourteen various oncology subspecialty tracks which were run by over 200 local, regional and international key opinion leaders and researchers.

The opening ceremony was graced by the presence of HH Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and H.E.Humaid Alqutami, Director General of DHA and other dignitaries of UAE making it remarkable and encouraging our scientific and organizing committee to continue the great work we have embarked on.

The conference scientific committee and organizing committee took the decision to support the education not only for the privileged ones but to all the medical fraternity by offering more than five hundred free seats to students and residents of local UAE universities and hospitals enabling the learning and networking for all.

The 2018 edition, has been very successful in introducing the 1st Asia Pacific Middle east Biosimilars Summit. On behalf of the entire team including the scientific and organizing committee we, wish to thank you all for taking time to attend as either faculty, attendees or exhibitors. We hope you had a successful learning with the sessions and pleasant meeting your colleagues or friends at UAE Cancer Congress 2018.

We look forward to continuing the learning and networking with you at UAE Cancer Congress 2019, from 17-19 Oct.

Keep learning and striving to strike away cancer.

Highlights of UAE Cancer Congress 2018

Organizing Committee

Congress President

Shaheenah Dawood

Congress President

Congress President

Shaheenah Dawood

Congress President

Founder & Chairperson, UAE Genetic Diseases Association.

Her Excellency Dr Maryam Matar

Founder & Chairperson, UAE Genetic Diseases Association.

Founder & Chairperson, UAE Genetic Diseases Association.

Her Excellency Dr Maryam Matar

Founder & Chairperson, UAE Genetic Diseases Association.

Session Head - Live Surgical Workshop

Shailesh V. Shrikhande

Session Head - Live Surgical Workshop

Session Head - Live Surgical Workshop

Shailesh V. Shrikhande

Session Head - Live Surgical Workshop

Executive Director Gulf International Cancer Center

Aly Abdel Razek

Executive Director Gulf International Cancer Center

Executive Director Gulf International Cancer Center

Aly Abdel Razek

Executive Director Gulf International Cancer Center

Secretary General of Arab Association of Urology (AAU)

Yasser Farahat

Secretary General of Arab Association of Urology (AAU)

Secretary General of Arab Association of Urology (AAU)

Yasser Farahat

Secretary General of Arab Association of Urology (AAU)

United Arab Emirates

Palliative Care Specialist

Mona Tareen

Palliative Care Specialist

Palliative Care Specialist

Mona Tareen

Palliative Care Specialist

American Hospital Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Specialty in Gynecologic Oncology

Saketh R. Guntupalli

Specialty in Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty in Gynecologic Oncology

Saketh R. Guntupalli

Specialty in Gynecologic Oncology

University of Colorado Hospital, USA

Specialist Radiologist

J.K. Mordani

Specialist Radiologist

Specialist Radiologist

J.K. Mordani

Specialist Radiologist

Mediclinic City Hospital
United Arab Emirates

Chairman, Head and Neck Master Class

Pankaj Chaturvedi

Chairman, Head and Neck Master Class

Chairman, Head and Neck Master Class

Pankaj Chaturvedi

Chairman, Head and Neck Master Class

Workshops and Sessions

Breast Cancer Session

Breast Cancer sessions will address the management and the implementation of new discoveries into clinical practice, including optimal multidisciplinary management of patients with breast cancer and its application to practice.
CME POINTS: 4.25

Breast Surgical Oncology Workshop

The breast surgical Oncology will focus more on the case based studies from the international cancer center with regional experience from the physicians from the region to make a clear understanding on the pre surgery and post-surgery management on different and difficult cases.
CME POINTS: 4.25

Cancer Imaging Workshop

Workshops will include valuable information on state of the art technologies and methodologies in the field of cancer imaging, including discussions covering CT-, MR- and PET-imaging in all kinds of malignant tumors.
CME POINTS: 6

Nutrition Workshop

Lectures will focus on the general nutrition guidelines for the cancer survivor and will have case studies on nutritional considerations in Oncology care.
CME POINTS: 2

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Session

GI oncology sessions will focus on the controversies that clinicians face in day to day practice while treating patients for GI cancers. Session will include debates on GI malignancies, surgical videos and interaction with experts from all over the world.
CME POINTS: 5.75

Gynaecological Oncology Session

Discussions on specialized field of gynecological oncology by experts will cover pivotal developments and innovative practices including challenging topics for surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and nurses.
CME POINTS: 4.5

Lung Cancer Session

Focusing on critical topics including molecular and surgical methodologies, the session will carry out different debates, case studies and panel discussions on the current existing issues of modern cancer treatment.
CME POINTS: 5

Oncology Nursing Session

Learn about up to date issues on treatment, symptom management, unique patient situations, and more. Sessions will provide practical, implementable information for nurses working in oncology-specific settings or other locations.
CME POINTS: 7

Palliative Care Session

The session is designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers interested in acquiring, maintaining, or expanding the skills needed to function effectively in the field of palliative care.
CME POINTS: 3.75

Live Operative Workshop: From Tata Memorial Hospital, India

This will consist of operative cases which will be linked live to a session with interactive discussions on the options available for each case and to best utilise the resources available.
CME POINTS: 6

Immuno Oncology Session

Since immunotherapy is a comparatively new topic to be touched upon, it has scopes for a lot of further research. This session will explore different immunotherapy methods to treat cancer cells.
CME POINTS: 4.25

Head & Neck Master Course

Aiming to discuss the challenges faced by the Head Neck oncologists working in the low-medium resource settings, the course discusses the cost effectiveness and utility of some of the most recent drugs and technologies.
CME POINTS: 6.5

Biosimilar

Asia Pacific Middle East Biosimilar Summit

Engage and learn about pros & cons and misperceptions about biosimilars, latest data from the global biosimilars landscape, bioanalytics and Interchangeability, case studies – clinical aspects & market access, regulatory approvals and patient/physician acceptance, biosimilars – 10 years into the future and more.
CME POINTS: 3.5

Uro Oncology

Uro Oncology

The session is focused on diseases of the urinary tract. Diagnoses, treatments and surgeries of the bladder, urethra, prostate and more.
CME POINTS: 2

Supported By

DHA

Emirates Urological Society

Oncology Nursing Society

Emirates Oncology Nursing Society

Emirates Nursing Association

Main Sponsor

Novartis

Platinum Sponsors

Bristol Myers Squibb

Lilly platinum sponsor

Pfizer

Gold Sponsors

AstraZaneca

Roche

Mediclinic

Silver Sponsor

AMGEN

MSD

NEWBRIDGE

Educational Grant Provided by

Pfizer Biosimilars

Support Sponsors

American Hospital

astellas

IPS

SAH Intego

Exhibitors

Media Partner

Biotechin Asia

Highlights

200+

Experts

17+

Workshops and sessions

2500+

Attendees

70+

Supporting Partners

75+

Participating Countries

200+

Regional & International Faculty

200+

Abstract Presented

Venue

Organized by

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