Call for Abstracts: Cancer in Africa: Bridging Science and Humanity
21-24 November 2013 Durban, South Africa
Abstract submissions required: 18 June 2013
The African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer is pleased to announce its 9th International Conference on Cancer in Africa. It will take place in Durban, South Africa from 21-24 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre Durban.
Held every two years, the AORTIC conferences provide a unique platform to bring together leading African and international health care professionals in cancer care, advocates, leaders in Government, and various members of the international health industry and global cancer community to meet and discuss cancer-related matters and proffer solutions to significantly reduce the impact of cancer in Africa and indeed around the world. To make a difference, AORTIC invites you, as a committed member of the international cancer control community, to contribute to and listen to world-renowned speakers, to network with colleagues and professionals from all over the world, and to be exposed to the latest research findings in the cancer arena.
The AORTIC 2013 Scientific Programme Committee invites you to contribute to the programme by submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation.
The target audience for AORTIC’s 9th International Cancer Conference is anyone interested in the cancer burden in Africa, including physicians, nurses, social workers, researchers, and representatives of NGOs and international businesses.
The programme will address cutting edge cancer management and basic science and clinical research on cancers relevant to Africa. This will include the following topics: National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs), Cancer Registration, Basic Sciences, Genetics, Epigenetics, Site-specific Cancers, Biomarkers, Radiation, Chemotherapy, Epidemiology, HIV-AIDS-related Cancers, Haematology, Cancer Advocacy, Tobacco-related Cancers, Paediatric Oncology, Palliative Care, and Oncology Nursing.