Oncology-2018

Cancer is one of the world’s most pressing health care challenges. On the whole, research progress from one year to the next is incremental, and true breakthroughs are exceptional.

Nevertheless, every year brings new knowledge and insights that help direct further research and ultimately improve the outlook for patients with cancer. What’s New in Oncology-2018-deliberated on the guidelines for Clinical Practices from an ‘Indian-Perspective’.

“What’s new in Oncology 2018? – Clinical Practice Guidelines.’ Indian Perspective” One day scientific symposium was held which discussed the practice-changing discoveries Medical, Surgical, Radiation Oncology and sub specialties, “Multi
Disciplinary Approach to Cancer other allied topics. Case based discussions were held too. About 200 delegates from all over Tamilnadu and other major institutions in India participated.

Convenor- Prof Dr Anita Ramesh (Chandra)
DCH (UK ),  MD , Dip NB  , DM (Medical Oncology ), MSc Oncology (UK ), MBA , PhD

Professor and Head Medical Oncology
Saveetha Medical College Hospital.  Saveetha University . Chennai

Senior Consultant Medical and Paediatric oncology Apollo speciality hospital ,
Sanker Netarlaya , HCG Cancer Centre. Chennai

Founder, CEO and Managing Trustee. Freedom from Cancer Research and Relief
Foundation. Public trust

WHATS NEW IN ONCOLOGY 2018 ?

 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium
 Gynecology Cancer Symposium
 Head And Neck Symposium
 Uro-Genital Cancer Symposium
 Lung Cancer Symposium

GYNAECOLOGY CANCER

 Maintain PARP Inhibitor Cancer Therapy.

HAEAD and NECK CANCER

 Targeted Drugs Has Increased
Response Rate.

LUNG CANCER

 Durvalumab Osimertinib Is New Drugs With Promising Results.

BREAST CANCER
Hormone Sensitive Ribociclib A New Drug
With New Mechanisms Of Actions.

LIQUID BIOPSY

No Tissue For Biopsy Is Needed .Blood Test Detects Cancer Cells.

NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING

Advances In DNA Sequencing Has Made It Easier To Identify 100 To1000 Genes At The Same Time.

PROTON BEAM

First Time In India Chennai. A Therapy To Look Forward.

HIGH-TECH ONCOLOGY

Diagnoses With Newer Radio Isotopes.
The Sight Where Cancer Has Spread.
Immuno –Oncology/Combination I/O
Is A Innovative Way Of Research That Seeks
To Help The Body’s Own Immune System To Fight Cancer.

ROBOTIC SURGERIES AND PIPEC/HIPEC

Cytoreductive Surgery With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy.

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA
ASCO/ESMO Oral Presentation from in 2018.
State of art research presented from India

PARALLEL SECTION

Nursing Oncology Forum
Women Oncology Forum Patient Advocacy
Healthcare Marketing And Digital And Social Media
Pharmaceutical Company Meet
Institutional Heads Symposium

 

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