ONCOLOGY

5 FEBRUARY 2018

Overview

Advancing clinical oncology outcomes by addressing innovative therapeutic methods and technologies

The sheer intrinsic complexity of cancer undoubtedly presents an abundance of challenges for healthcare professionals when concerning the diagnosis, treatment of, as well as the recovery of, cancer patients. For this reason, this year at MEDLAB 2018 we bring to you the Oncology conference, the place where renowned oncologists, specialist clinicians and senior professors of oncology will all collaborate and share the latest discoveries and developments in oncology therapeutics and cancer clinical research. Here you will be directly equipped with the world-class knowledge that enables you to dramatically improve your expertise, accelerate the efficiency of your patient care, all at same time as gaining very important CME credits.

Focusing on topics including non-medical oncology methods, radiation oncology, immuno-oncology, cancer management and preventative oncology methods, tumor testing, screening and surgical oncology, this programme serves as being essential to all specialties involved in the care and management of patients with cancer.

Alongside this, MEDLAB also brings to you an additional cancer focused track looking at Tumor Markers. Collectively these events provide an incomparable opportunity for you develop your skillset and expand your professional network as you liaise with the leaders in the field.

What are the main topics covered in the event?

  • Non-Medical Oncology Methods
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Tumor Testing
  • Surgical Oncology


Benefits for Attending

Upon completion of this activity participants will able to:

  • Assess the role of palliative care when carrying out treatment with cancer patients with to improve the overall quality of oncology therapeutics
  • Examine cancer management strategies to enhance oncology therapeutic expertise
  • Explore how the latest developments in radiation oncology and revolutionary immuno-oncology can be utilised to advance clinical practice
  • Review key and current approaches to treating cancers to improve patient outcomes and lead to better diagnosis, treatment and care

 

Activity Director:

Dr Bassam Estfan, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

Local Chair:

Dr Maroun El Khoury, Consultant Oncologist/Haematologist, American Board Certified in Oncology, Haematology and Internal Medicine, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE