Cancer in Africa - The New Reality

AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer)
Last Modified: February 19, 2009

Conference Dates: November 11-14, 2009

Conference Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Sponsoring Group: AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer)

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Topics Covered: The AORTIC 2009 conference will have a strong focus on cancer control. The main themes will be cancer treatment, research and capacity building, but as in previous conferences, public health, the role of nurses and advocacy, prevention, including tobacco control, supportive care and palliative care, will also be part of the main themes.

Conference Objectives: Cancer is an African as well as a global issue; it respects no borders and affects us all directly and indirectly. To fight it, all countries must have plans aiming at improving prevention, early detection, treatment and palliative care based on their level of resources.

Who Should Attend: Health Care Professionals in Oncology

Registration Information: March 2009 - Registration opens

Continuing Education: Yes