By Sherouq Sadeqi WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- In a proud moment for Kuwait and a model of Kuwaiti nationals excelling in their field of work, a Kuwaiti chief surgeon at Georgetown University Hospital was promoted as regional chief of Surgical Oncology
and vice chair for Research, being the first Arab ever to occupy such a leading post at the hospital.
KARACHI -- Pakistan with about 148,000 new cases of cancer annually can benefit from new research into the molecular structure and genetic make-up of tumors paving way for more targeted cancer treatment, said experts attending the 3rd Annual Surgical Meeting Surgical Oncology
- Evidence and Practice at Aga Khan University here Friday.
The 3rd Annual Surgical Meeting was organised in collaboration with the European Society of Surgical Oncology
, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the International Journal of Surgery.
Edil comes to OU from the University of Colorado, Denver, where he has served as chief of surgical oncology
and director of its Pancreas and Biliary Surgery Program.
Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, Onkos Surgical is a privately held surgical oncology
company founded in 2015.
Previously, Dr Chen has worked as chief of breast surgery at UC Davis Medical Center, an associate professor of surgery and associate programme director of the surgical oncology
training programme at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California as well as maintains an active surgical oncology
clinical practice in San Diego.
Not only does he hold the aforementioned South Nassau titles, he is also director of its division of surgical oncology
and head and neck surgery.
The guidelines were published in the September 2016 issues of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Practical Radiation Oncology, and the Annals of Surgical Oncology
He joins Atlantic Medical Group surgical oncologists Kai Bickenbach, MD and Eric Whitman, MD; and Lee Starker, MD, who will join Atlantic Surgical Oncology
Using image-guided techniques to diagnose and treat localized cancers in a targeted and minimally invasive way, the rapidly advancing field of interventional oncology is one of the pillars of comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer care--medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology
, and interventional oncology.
We were taught about new oncological interventions in terms of screening, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, while providing participants with hands-on experience of and surgical oncology
Dr Kyung Kook Kim, Surgical Oncology
(Hepatobiliary) Consultant in SKSH-RAK said the patient visited the hospital suffering from sudden abdominal pain and acidity.