UAE Cancer Congress with an aim to raise the level of treatment and practice at the clinician’s level for better patient care keeping true to its objective of “Promoting Excellence in Oncology and Striking away Cancer”, will see leading oncologists from the region gathered in Dubai to discuss the latest treatment and management of the disease at this year’s tenth edition.
Conferences such as this one bring together experts from across the world and provide a platform to discuss the latest advances in research and treatment of the disease. The congress will be held with the participation of 150 plus faculty from across the globe who will be sharing the most recent update and breakthroughs in the management of cancer. Join us in magnificent Dubai to benefit from opportunities to network, connect and exchange with the leading experts of cancer treatment and overall management.
Dr. Shaheenah Dawood
Message from Congress President
It is our great pleasure to announce the 10th Year of the UAE Cancer Congress which will be held in Dubai from 11-13 October 2018.
The UAE Cancer Congress will feature over 13 different oncology sub-specialties focusing on Head & Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, GI Cancer, Live Surgery, Gynae Oncology, Oncology Nursing Session, Radio Oncology and Imaging session etc. among the few with the best advocates and opinion leaders from across the globe sharing the most recent update and knowledge in the management of cancer.
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
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
Biosimilars Asia Pacific 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
Workshops and sessions
Regional & International Faculty