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  • Oct 2017
    2
    Oct 2017
    3

    Prevent Cancer Foundation

    Since 2003, the Prevent Cancer Foundation� has convened a series of annual workshops focused on high-resolution CT imaging data for lung cancer, COPD and cardiovascular disease. The workshop provides a forum to exchange ideas on quantitative CT imaging for early disease management, as well as on policy and advocacy for responsible lung cancer, COPD and cardiovascular screening. The workshop emphasizes quality and consistency in screening. 
     
    This unique forum brings together leaders in lung cancer, COPD and cardiovascular disease early detection and treatment of early-stage disease, including: 
    • Academic and community-based oncologists 
    • Pulmonologists and radiologists 
    • Experts in photonics and software development 
    • Federal policymakers and regulators 
    • Patient advocates 
    • Pharmaceutical and medical imaging industries 
    • Medical physicists 
     
     
    REGISTRATION FEES: 
     
    Attendee (government, hospital, educational institution or non-profit employee) - Fee waived, use promotion code "Lung001" to select this registration type. 
     
    Attendee (other) - $750
    McLean, United States
  • Oct 2017
    3
    Oct 2017
    5

    Sensor100

    Welcome to the 5th annual Sensors in Medicine conference.

    As in previous years, the conference will explore new developments in sensor technology and advances in their application in medicine and healthcare. Uniquely among a plethora of sensor conferences, Sensors in Medicine 2017 highlights those sensor developments which can improve patient outcomes.

    The conference will include invited and submitted papers, poster exhibits and an exhibition.

    Innovations in Sensors in Medicine 2017 include:

    Expansion to three days:
    October 3rd - Glucose sensors for diabetes care
    October 4th - Infectious diseases and Point of Care
    October 5th - Cancer diagnosis - breath vs. liquid biopsy

     

    Register for any one, any two or all three days

    Abstracts for oral presentations on the conference topics are invited; we will try to accommodate as many presentations as possible

    Abtracts for poster presentations are invited on the conference topics, and more generally on innovative applications of sensor technology in medicine and healthcare. Poster will be entered in a competition for the top three posters, judged by the conference delegates

    Exhibition space is available, and other sponsorship opportunities 

    An exceptional program of confirmed Speakers

    London, United Kingdom
  • Oct 2017
    5
    Oct 2017
    7

    MCI Middle East

    Continuing with the theme of "Promoting Excellence in Oncology", the 9th UAE Cancer Congress will feature over 13 different oncology subspecialties being the focus to name a few are Head & Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, GI Cancer, Live Surgery, Gynae Oncology, Oncology Nursing Session, Radio Oncology and Imaging session etc. with the best advocates and opinion leaders from across the globe sharing the most recent update and knowledge in the management of cancer. FOr more information, please visit the website www.uaecancercongress.ae

     

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Oct 2017
    5
    Oct 2017
    6

    Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National Univ. of Singapore

    RNA BIOLOGY has emerged as one of the most influential areas in modern biology and translational medicine. Join us at this symposium which brings together internationally renowned experts in the field of RNA Biology, with the focus on: Non-classical RNAs, RNA Editing/ Modification, RNA splicing, RNA in disease and crosstalk between RNA classes and processes.
     
    Join us for the third meeting of this annual symposium and find out more about exciting discoveries made in the area of RNA Biology. 

    Keynote Speakers: Prof Andrew Fire (Stanford University) and Prof Lynne Maquat (University of Rochester)
    Singapore, Singapore
  • Oct 2017
    6
    Oct 2017
    7

    Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development

    This course is designed for Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Fellows, and Residents in the following specialties: Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hematopathology, and Medical Oncology.

    Course Highlights:
    - Comprehensive symposium featuring interactive case presentations with a panel of experts weighing in on pivotal treatment issues.
    - Sessions highlighting the standard of care, new treatments, side effects of treatment, and any pertinent clinical issues of a specific diagnosis.
    - Topics include: Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, BMT Updates in 2017, Palliative Care, and Infectious Disease issues in this population.
    - Keynote Presentation by Dr. Jose F. Leis, M.D, Ph.D.: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Emerging Therapies and Highlights of Current Practice
    - Optional Morning Session: Career Development: Creating a Path to Academic Success

    This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the exhibitor documents on our website.
    Las Vegas, United States
  • Oct 2017
    6
    Oct 2017
    8

    Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies

    The AFOS comprises of 10 member osteoporosis societies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Chinese Taipei and Thailand. In our organisation, our members consist of endocrinologist, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, obstetricians & gynaecologists, oncologists, physicians or general practitioners, trainees, medical officers, nurses, dieticians, nutritionists, radiographers, allied health professionals. 
     
    The scientific meeting of AFOS is conducted biennially, with the previous Scientific Meeting being held in Macau in 2015. For 2017, we proudly announce the 5th Scientific Meeting of AFOS will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Oct 2017
    10

    Royal College of Nursing

    Join the RCN Neuroscience Forum, Continence Forum and Gastrointestinal Nursing Forum for a workshop and find out what nurses need to know about appropriate bowel management for patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction.

    Explore the challenges for patients with neurogenic bowel and hear the patient perspective. Learn about the issues relating to the causes of this condition, and how to provide the best management, interventions and support.

    • demonstrate understanding of the anatomy and physiology of defecation and pathophysiology of neurogenic bowel dysfunction.
    • assess a patient with neurogenic bowel dysfunction
    • explain a variety of interventions that may be used in managing neurogenic bowel dysfunction
    • practice digital rectal examination under the supervision of a competent practitioner
    • demonstrate understanding of the role of the nurse in performing digital rectal examination (DRE) and digital removal of faeces (DRF).
    London, United Kingdom
  • Oct 2017
    12
    Oct 2017
    13

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, SUNY at Buffalo, BNMC

    This symposium aims to highlight genomic and epigenomic technologies, integrative analytical approaches, relevant model organisms, and recent translational findings to identify biologically-significant and clinically translatable disease drivers. Presentations at this symposium will emphasize novel epigenomic and genomic insights in the context of cancer and other chronic diseases and provide a forum for future collaboration across the region. The symposium will be of interest to basic, translational, and clinical researchers and physicians from academia and industry working at the translational interface

    Buffalo, United States
  • Oct 2017
    12
    Oct 2017
    13

    National Healthcare Group

    Organised by The National Healthcare Group (NHG), The Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress (SHBC) is the Largest and Most Iconic Healthcare & Scientific Congress in Singapore. Over the years, it has firmly established itself as the leading Congress for the latest developments in healthcare! This year, with the restructuring of Singapore’s healthcare clusters, we are expecting close to 3,500 delegates from Singapore and the region including Australia, Japan, Korea, Russia, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom.

    SHBC 2017 provides a comprehensive and unrivalled platform for Healthcare Community Professionals consisting of Doctors, Clinicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Specialists, Medical Industry Experts, Research Scientists, and Academics. Stakeholders meet, share and network with the common goal of providing the highest quality of healthcare to patients and the community through a bustling exchange of exciting ideas, experiences and best practices among speakers and delegates.

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Oct 2017
    12
    Oct 2017
    13

    MENA Conference

    Cancer as a disease is on the top of the health agenda of all the countries and Collective efforts, collaborations and joint forces worldwide are leading to huge developments in the areas of initial diagnosis and prevention.

    Despite global advancements, we continue to face the challenges of chronic diseases such as cancer, which according to the World Health Organization, is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In 2012, approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer related deaths were recorded globally. This reinforces the magnitude of the problem and calls for health care institutions to focus on research, multidisciplinary treatment of the disease and a need for sustained community outreach to raise awareness about the need for regular screening and leading a healthy lifestyle.

    Following the resounding success of the 4th edition of the International Oncology Conference 2016, this year's event offers a superb opportunity for medical, surgical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, radiation therapists and other healthcare professionals in the Gulf and the Middle East region to attend expert updates and to share best practices and experiences to discuss the latest evidence and developments in the management and treatment of various cancer diseases including breast, colon, lung, gynecological, urological and pediatric cancers.

    The program will emphasize on the theme "Navigating cancer care by early detection and prevention" to highlight the importance of screening, early diagnosis and prevention of cancer leading to successful treatment outcomes. The conference will also scope issues and challenges in this critical field in order to raise awareness and consider ways towards better care for cancer patients.

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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