5th Gulf Federation

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Confirmed Speakers


Under The Patronage of
H.H. Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qassimi

Friends of Cancer Patients will play the host for the 5th Gulf
Federation for Cancer Control Conference in Sharjah, 5th to 7th
May 2011, with the main theme being "Colorectal Cancer -
Diagnostics, Treatment and Control."

Confirmed Speakers



Prof. Youcef Rustum, PhD
Professor of Oncology,
Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
Academic Research Professor,
Head of Molecular Pharmacology and Translational
Research Laboratory
State University of New York at Buffalo



Prof. Ashwani Rajput, MD
The Victor and Ruby Hansen Surface Professor
Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology
University of New Mexico
Chief of Surgical Services
University of New Mexico Cancer Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA



Jean-Pierre GERARD
Professor of University for Oncology-Radiotherapy
Visiting professor of medical faculty, Alexandria, Egypt
General executive manager of the Cancer Center
Antoine-Lacassagne NICE



Prof. Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD
Faculty Surgeon at Pisa University.
M.D. degree from La Scuola Normale of Pisa University, Italy,
General Surgery Residency at University of Pisa,
Completed two additional Residencies:
Digestive and Vascular Surgery.
Ex Director of the General and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division at Misericordia
Hospital in Grosseto, Tuscany (Italy) Ex Head of the Department of General Surgery.



Najib Y Haboubi, MB ChB,DPath, FRCPath
Head of Surgical Pathology
Trafford General Hospital
Formerly Head of Pathology
University Hospital of South Manchester,UK



Prof. Dr. Thomas Helmberger
Prof. of Radiology, Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional
Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclearmedicine
Klinikum Bogenhausen, Städtisches Klinikum München GmbH
Munich - Germany



Professor Jean-Yves Bobin (MD)
Senior Registerar in Surgery



Dr. Med. Martin Josef Fuchs
Klinikum Bogenhausen
Academic teaching hospital
Senior consultant
Department for gastroenterology, hepatology und gastrointestinal oncology
and Director: Department Interdisciplinary oncology
Munich - Germany



DR: Mahmoud El-Foudeh, MBBS, FRCS, DC (Onc.), ABHPM
Consultant in Oncology and Palliative Medicine
King Faisal Cancer Center
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Khaled Al Qawasmeh,(MD)
Master Degree in Clinical Oncology Nursing
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
Bachelor in Nursing Science
University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Head of the outpatient oncology unit
Hussain Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan.
Charge Nurse in the Outpatient Oncology Unit,
Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE



Lena Nasih
Registered Dietitian.
Bachelors of Applied Science in Food and Nutrition
Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada
Postgraduate dietetic internship
St. Michael's Ontario, Canada
Clinical dietitian at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu-Dhabi



Dr. Hussam Eddine Itani
Regional Marketing Manager, Gulf, Europe Export South, Middle East, Africa
& CIS - Systagenix

Clinical consultant on acute and chronic wound care
Build up and conducting training modules for doctors and nurses on wound
management Products trials and case studies




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