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Scientific Program

Program

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

Day One

Day Two

Day Three

 

Day 1

05th May 2011

08:00 - 17:00

Registration

10:00 - 10:45

Opening Ceremony

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 14:45

Session 1 - Epidemiology & Burden of Diseases
Chairperson: Ali Al Zahrawi Ali Shakar, Falah Al Khatib and Diaa Trad

11:00 - 11:45

UAE & Gulf Registry
Speaker: Falah Al Khatib, (UAE)

11:45 - 12:15

Medical Management of Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Speaker: Yousef Rustom, (USA)

12:15 - 12:45

Screening & Prevention
Speaker: Najib Haboubi, (UK)

12:45 - 13:15

Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer: Potential for Personalized Medicine
Speaker: Youcef Rustom, (USA)

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:20

Update on Neuroendocrine Tumors: NETs are They That Rare?!
Speaker: Mazen Taha, (UAE)
- Sponsored By Novartis

14:20 - 14:45

Evolution of Therapy in Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors
Speaker: Dhia Trad, (UAE) -
Sponsored By Novartis

14:45 - 15:35

Session 2 Free Papers Session
Moderators : Najib Haboubi, Mouza Abdulla Al Sharhan, Yamina Houcinat and Makki Fayad

14:45 - 14:55

Colorectal Cancer in Kuwait: Past, Present and the Future
Speaker: Amani El Bassemi, (Kuwait)

14:55 - 15:05

Prevention and Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Speaker: Noura Al Ali, (UAE)

15:05 - 15:15

Epidemiology of Colon and Rectal Cancer in the Arab Countries: Future Perspectives,
Risk Factors & Control

Speaker: Elsayed Salim, (Oman)

15:15 - 15:25

Knowledge, Attitudes, Skills & Practices of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Among Family Medicine Residents
Speaker:
Mohsen Bazargan, (USA)

15:25 - 15:35

Epigenetic and Genetic Instability in Colon Cancer
Speaker: Hassan Ashktorab, (USA)

15:35 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 18:00

Session 3 - Pathology
Moderators: Mouza Abdulla Al Sharhan, Najib Haboubi, Ali Ghellai and Yamina Houcinat

16:00 - 16:30

The Role of Pathologist in the Management of Colo Rectal Cancer
Speaker: Najib Haboobi, (UK)

16:30 - 17:00

Case Presentation : The Diagnostic Tools in Colonic Cancer , the Role of the Pathologist in Post Neoadjuvant (Chemo and Radiotherapy) Resections for Rectal Cancer
Speaker: Suheil Al Salam, (UAE)

17:00 - 17:30

Case Presentation
Speaker: Najib Haboobi, (UK)

17:30 - 18:00

Pannel Discussion

   
   
 

 

 
 

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