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WELCOME NOTE

Dear Colleagues,

 

On behalf of the organizing committee, it gives me great pleasure to invite you to participate in the upcoming Breast Cancer Conference:  Screening, Diagnosis, and Management to be held under patronage of His Excellency Dr. Ali Saad Al-Obaidi, Minister of Health in Kuwait.

 

In this prestigious occasion we will meet experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, USA in the field of breast cancer, mainly radiology, to share their expertise and to promote evidence based practice among radiologists, general surgeons, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiotherapist, family physicians, and mammography radiographers as well as other professionals working with breast cancer.

 

The Breast Cancer Conference Kuwait which is held from September 29 to October 1, 2016 presents a three-day exciting program, which will gather together researchers, lecturers and clinicians, involved in breast cancer care. The Conference holds different sessions in the scope of key note lectures, plenaries as well as case reviews sessions which provides healthcare professionals with the get latest insight in the newest technology and strategies to promote breast cancer, diagnosis and management. In addition to an exciting conference, we are also delighted to invite selected audience to attend case review and hands-on biopsy sessions which provide ample opportunity to familiarize physicians with the latest updates. A special symposium for technologists is moreover designed to advance technologist skills in medical imaging performance. The conference and its associated programs is delivered by nationally and internationally renowned faculty, which will ensure a high scientific level of the program and nice networking opportunities with colleagues from around the world.

This conference is considered as a celebration of the success of a 2- year agreement between MSKCC and the Ministry of Health in supervising the Kuwait National Mammography Screening Program.

 

More than 500 healthcare professionals are expected to participate in the three days conference.

We look forward to your participation, particularly your insights, which can be shared during the presentations and discussion periods of all sessions.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Hanaa Al Khawari,
Chairperson
Breast Cancer Conference: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management

CONFERENCE

Advance your knowledge and get latest insight in the newest technology and strategies to promote breast cancer, diagnosis and management.

 

A reputable faculty from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will together with a panel of local presenters ensure a high scientific rewarding program.

 

Parallel sessions will also be available for technologists.

 

 

 

Date:  29 September – 1 October

WORKSHOP & CASE REVIEW

Workshop sessions and case review provides physicians with an interactive learning platform to enhance patient care.

 

The interactive sessions will provide ample opportunity to familiarize physicians with various biopsy procedures and expand your knowledge by reviewing cases.

 

Additional registration is required. Limited Seats are available.  

 

 

Date: 30 September

 

TECHNOLOGISTS SESSION

Technologists are invited to advance techniques in breast mammography and other breast imaging procedures by attending a one day dedicated program.

 

The workshop will assist technologists to perfecting their medical imaging performance assisting physicians with a more accurate diagnoses with the image

 

Additional registration is required. Limited Seats are available.  

 

 

Date: 30 September

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The conference will feature an intensive and interactive three-day programme presented by leading regional and international speakers working in the field breast cancer, mainly radiology.  The subjects is presented through keynote sessions, plenary session and case review