SEHA, a subsidiary of PureHealth, will host the Best of ASCO UAE 2024 Conference, a leading global oncology conference that aims to improve cancer care across the medical industry, from 29-30 June 2024 at the Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl. Organised by Tawam Hospital, the two-day annual meeting, licensed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), will convene leading international, regional and local experts to explore recent breakthroughs in cancer treatments and other advances in oncology.

The Best of ASCO UAE 2024 will analyse recent scientific breakthroughs that were showcased at the ASCO Annual Meeting 2024, in Chicago, US, from 31 May until 5 June 2024. The conference will examine the latest research findings, assess their potential impact on current care standards, and integrate these breakthroughs into a clinical context. Delegates will engage in discussions on how these cutting-edge results could revolutionise the existing standard of care, ultimately shaping the future of cancer treatments.

Dr Ghanem Ali Al Hassani, Corporate Education Director, said that SEHA is proud to announce the successful hosting of Best of ASCO, a groundbreaking cancer conference advancing oncology care. The conference aims to bring together leading experts, researchers, healthcare professionals, and policymakers from around the globe to discuss the latest advancements and challenges in oncology care.

Under the theme Towards New Era in Cancer Care, the conference will feature a comprehensive programme including keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive workshops. Esteemed speakers will share their insights on cutting-edge research, innovative treatments, and best practices in cancer prevention, diagnosis and management.

Dr Al Hassani said: “Our goal is to bring together the brightest minds in oncology to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and ultimately, improve patient outcomes.”

Dr Khalid Balaraj, Chair of Oncology Centre at Tawam Hospital, said: “Hosting the conference in Abu Dhabi underlines the emirate’s position as a leader in shaping the field of oncology and highlights the UAE as a global destination for the world’s top oncology specialists. Tawam Hospital has one of the UAE’s top oncology centres, driven by the latest breakthroughs and methodologies, and striving to remain at the forefront of cancer care and research. By learning from global experts during the conference, we aim to further enhance our exceptional, comprehensive oncology services to patients in the UAE and beyond.”

Dr Jawaher Ansari, Chief of Medical Oncology at Tawam Hospital, said: “The programme will provide the latest breakthroughs from the ASCO Annual Meeting, highlighting the most clinically relevant content so that attendees can take home valuable, actionable insights that can be immediately applied in clinical practice. This will help to drive progress in cancer treatment, ultimately benefitting patients to live longer, fuller lives.”

The programme will begin with a plenary session before in-depth analysis into topics including early breast cancer, advanced breast cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, genitourinary cancers, and practice-changing data. The conference will also feature interactive workshops on breast cancer, lung cancer and genitourinary cancers.

This year's conference is open to researchers, oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, physicians, pharmacists, pathologists, allied health professionals, oncology nurses, residents and medical students.

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