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400 oncology experts to take part in Jeddah symposium

JEDDAH, January 29, 2016

More than 400 doctors and specialists in oncology globally and locally are set to take part in a breast cancer symposium in Saudi Arabia.
The 10th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, organised by the Health Affairs at the Ministry of National Guard, will take place on February 6 and 7 at the Park Hyatt in Jeddah.
Dr Omalkhair Bint Abdullah Abu Al Khair, head of the organising committee and breast cancer consultant at King Abdulaziz Medical City in the National Guard, pointed out that this international symposium will shed light on informative details on latest updates of current guidelines and recent data on best practices with breast cancer therapies by providing more than 25 work papers and workshops, directed toward medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists interested in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.
As many as 50 of the leading researchers in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer will join the conference with the aim to provide a favorable environment for the exchange of experiences between doctors and specialists, and learn about the latest developments in medicine in the treatment of breast tumors, as well as the latest research and new worksheets that display for the first time in this Middle East.
The symposium will reflect on adjuvant endocrine therapy, optimising clinical outcomes and quality of life in breast reconstruction, neoadjuvant treatment of ER + breast cancer, new insights in breast radiation, HER2 positive breast cancer: insights from the Lab and clinic, triple negative breast cancer, and breast cancer predisposition: germline and risk reduction management.
“We are proud to hold this activity for nine consecutive years trying to update all colleagues from the Middle East region with the most recent data presented in the month conference in the San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference trying to address relevant and important issues in the management of our breast cancer patients in the region,” Dr Al Khair added. - TradeArabia News Service

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