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Al Noor, GICC to host top oncology event in Dubai

Dubai, August 12, 2014

Al Noor Hospital Group and the Gulf International Cancer Center are set to hot an top oncology event in the Middle East in Dubai in October.

The sixth edition of the UAE Cancer Congress, under the theme ‘Promoting Excellence in Oncology,’ will take place on October 30 and November 1 at the Grand Hyatt.

“UAE Cancer Congress has established itself as one of the most premiere events with thousands of delegates attending each year from all over the Middle East, Asia and Europe,” said the president of the congress.

“The event has become an annual meeting place for oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, pharmacists, nurses, general practitioners and surgeons to attend specialised sessions on cancer,” he said.

Dr Kassem Alom CEO of Al Noor Hospitals Group, said: “We are very pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the UAE Cancer Congress, which is an excellent platform for us not only to shed light on cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment options but also to exchange expertise and views with leaders in the field.”

Dr Aly Abdel Razek, executive director and chief of Radiation Oncology at GICC, said: “We are looking forward to our participation in the sixth edition of the UAE Cancer Congress, where experts in the field will join forces to talk about oncology related topics and exchange best practices and knowledge”.

The scientific committee has received the largest number of abstracts this year from professionals and the best ones will be offered travel and research grants, he said.

The event will feature sessions that promote a multidisciplinary approach to oncology covering areas, including lung, gynecology, GI, head and neck, breast surgical, nursing, nutrition and imaging. - TradeArabia News Service

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