The Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University (AKU) is organizing its 3rd Annual Surgical Meeting with the theme of ‘Surgical Oncology – Evidence & Practice’. This will be a multi-disciplinary conference involving all surgical disciplines. It is expected to be the largest gathering of surgical oncology-related specialties, where participants will have the opportunity to learn and interact with renowned international and national faculty.
The first day of the conference will be dedicated to workshops and sectional programmes, while the second day will be dedicated for the main plenary sessions. Both days of the scientific programme will involve multidisciplinary sessions involving medical personnel, clinical oncologists, radiation oncologists, basic scientists, oncology nurses and oncological surgeons.
The European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
and International Journal of Surgery (IJS)
will be the key collaborating partners of this conference.
A medical humanities themed book, containing personal experiences and reflections of healthcare providers, families and patients, during their battle with cancer will be published parallel to the conference and a special issue with ‘International Journal of Surgery’ with review articles centered around the theme of oncology, will also be published with the conference. Target Audience
- Surgeons (all surgical disciplines)
- Clinical Oncologists
- Radiation Oncologists
- Basic Scientists
- General Physicians
- Medical Students