5th Gulf Federation

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Program Overview


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."

Scientific Program


General Overview:

Epidemiology & Burden of Diseases
UAE & Gulf Registry
Screening & Prevention
Genetics & Molecular

Radiology & Pathology

- Current Trends in imaging for Colorectal Cancer
- Virtual Colonoscopy & Endoscopy
- The Role of Pathologist in the Management
...of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Treatment Surgery Intervention

Early Disease Surgery Colon
Early Disease Surgery Rectal
Advanced Disease: Local Version
Advanced Disease: Metastatic (Liver)
Robotic Surgery

Up to date Advance Treatment

Adjuvant Therapy in Early Disease
Treatment of Metastatic Disease
Radiotherapy for Rectal cancer
Controversies of Management

Support Care & Services

Role of Nurses (Colostomy Care)
Role of Psychosocial Support (Community)
Role of Nutrition & Dietician
Palliative Care & Pain Control




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