Emirates Oncology Conference 2016 "Personalizing Cancer Treatment - A Multidisciplinary Approach" November 17-19 2016
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE


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Key Discussions Topics include breast, lung, gastrointestinal,
genitourinary, gynecological, hematological and palliative care
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Tawam Hospital is the main national oncology center in the UAE and a regional patient referral center. In maintaining its status as the leading oncology center in the Emirates, we are eager to learn from the best in the world and adopt new methodologies and breakthroughs in our services and offerings.


Encouraged by the success of the past editions of the conference and the overwhelming support of the healthcare sector across the region, Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine and in partnership with SEHA, is staging the 5th Emirates Oncology Conference happening on November 17-19, 2016 at the Emirates Palace hotel, Abu Dhabi.


The three-day conference will feature international, regional and local experts and workshops in cancer research, treatment and care.


The 5th Emirates Oncology Conference 2016 will host around academics, oncologists, allied health professionals and medical students from the region, in addition to speakers from the UAE, the USA, Europe, and across the Middle East. Thought leaders in various specialties within oncology will discuss the latest treatments and advances and help improve oncology treatment in the UAE and the wider region.


As a medical professional with special interest in oncology, it will be of great benefit for you to participate in our fourth annual conference. Here, you will learn more about the latest developments in oncology with a view to improving regional standards of diagnosis, treatment and care.


Following our successful editions, we welcome you to an even better and bigger 5th annual Emirates Oncology Conference in Abu Dhabi. For years, we have clearly set the benchmark for oncology conferences in the Middle East and this year’s edition further stresses our commitment to maintain this lead with our focused pursuit of excellence.


Our three-day conference program with a theme “Personalizing Cancer Treatment – A Multidisciplinary Approach” has been designed to cover a breadth of topics in oncology, including almost all the key sub-specialties of oncology. Presentations prepared by global experts as well as panel discussions will provide our delegates with the very latest information on best practices and the most recent developments in cancer research, diagnosis and treatment.

The main conference sessions will feature advances in breast, lung, gastrointestinal, genito-urinary, gynaecological, haematological malignancies, paediatrics oncology/haematology, palliative care and nursing.


I am pleased to announce that we will have sessions on head and neck cancer, geriatrics and supportive care in cancer to get the latest advances from the international and regional speakers in their respective fields. We will also continue to host an open forum for the public to encourage participation and interaction with the experts mainly to raise awareness about cancer and the importance of early screening. The program encourages discussion and interaction with thought leaders in the field of oncology.


I look forward to welcoming you to this significant event and feel confident that you will appreciate both the scientific program and beauty of our host city, Abu Dhabi.

Sincerely ,


Mohammed Jaloudi, MD
Emirates Oncology Conference Chair


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The Emirates Oncology Conference 2016 was granted 18.0 CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)