2016 Kenya International Cancer Conference topicsCONFERENCE TOPICS

  • HPV testing in cervical cancer screening; the shifting paradigm.
  • Intro – chemo in LMIC.
  • Setting up a National Cancer Institute.
  • Advanced imaging in oncology.
  • National cancer registry any breakthroughs.
  • Cancer patterns in Zimbabwe.
  • Establishment of palliative care centres in Eastern Africa – Challenges and Successes.
  • Updates in management of hormone positive advanced breast cancer.
  • The role of telomeric proteins and their relevance as targets in anti-cancer therapy.
  • Access to cancer care in SSH.
  • Access to affordable radiotherapy cancer care; challenges.
  • The link between red and processed meat and cancer prevention.
  • Survival and its determinants of patients with Kaposi sarcoma in Tanzania; retrospective study.
  • Exponential growth of the medical tourism industry; curse or blessing?
  • Development of county cancer care.
  • Current status of retinoblastoma in Kenya.
  • Role of advocacy in cancer care.
  • Capacity building for cancer care in Eastern Africa.
  • Establishment of the college of oncologists of Eastern and Central Africa.
  • The burden of prostate cancer in Uganda.
  • Building networks of research and collaboration in SSA.
  • Trends in incidence of haematological malignancies in Kenya: 2000-2013.
  • Introduction to Biobanking: the key components.
  • Epidemiological and clinicopathological characteristics of oesophageal cancer in a limited resource setting: an example from Central Sudan.
  • Healthcare providers’ perspectives on traditional and complementary alternative medicine of childhood cancer in Kenya.
  • Updates in management Hormone refractory breast cancer.
  • Clinical audit, management of nausea and vomiting in advanced cancer patients.
  • Cost of cancer treatment in Tanzania, with special emphasis on cervical cancer.
  • Palliative care challenges: A case of cervical cancer patients in Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Western Kenya (JOOTRH).
  • The profile of anatomic pathology in DR Congo.
  • Bone marrow evaluation in malignant haematology.
  • Chemo – induced neutropenia; challenges in management.
  • Surgical management of pancreatic cancer.
  • HIV-associated malignancies: literature review.
  • Ca Cervix; our experience in Sudan.
  • The state of Oncology in Kenya.
  • Prevalence of cancer of uterine cervix among females of reproductive age in Kenya; major social economic challenge towards achievement of global health goals.
  • Leukemia treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.
  • The controversies in prostate cancer screening.
  • Entrepreneurship in cancer care.
  • Role of a medical physicist in resource limited countries.
  • Suboptimal blood donor services impacting negatively on outcome of post paediatric acute leukaemia: The Kenyatta National Hospital experience.
  • The silent killer – ovarian cancer; How can we reduce mortality from it?
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma: medical insurance coverage.
  • Diagnostic Procedures in breast cancer.
  • Surgical management of locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) in a resource-poor setting.
  • An assessment of post traumatic growth of breast cancer survivors after treatment at Faraja Cancer Support Trust.
  • Mobilization for early detection & treatment of cervical cancer at populations services Kenya.
  • Breast camps for awareness and early diagnosis of breast cancer in countries with limited Resources: A multidisciplinary model from Kenya.
  • Biobanking for Research.
  • Psychosocial experiences of parents whose children are on leukaemia treatment at KNH.
  • Prevalence, Characteristics, and benefits of early detection of cervical cancer among patient done LEEP in Kapsabet County Referral Hospital.
  • Haematology/oncology practices; state-of-the art.
  • Challenges in maxillofacial surgery in resource limited settings.
  • Feasibility of surveillance of Patient Reported Outcome in Cancer via a smart phone (MeQoL®).
  • Clinical challenges of cancer pain management.
  • Cancer in Africa; a call for action (keynote).
  • The myths, fears and misconceptions about use of morphine in Tanzania
  • The profile of head and neck cancers; the Cancer Care Kenya experience.
  • Tough talks with cancer patients; dealing with the challenges.
  • Hepatobiliary surgery in Kenya; profiles and outcomes.
  • Establishment of palliative care centres in Eastern Africa.
  • Management of brain metastases in patients with melanoma.
  • Salvage surgery in head and neck cancers.
  • Economic realities in developing comprehensive county cancer care.
  • Radiation safety for radioactive iodine in treatment of thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism.
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer- revisited.
  • Acute T lymphoblastic lymphoma; a diagnostic dilemma.
  • Breast cancer screening at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret Kenya.
  • Evaluation of adherence to patient care practices during radiotherapy of cervical cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.
  • Evaluation of adherence to patient care practices during radiotherapy of cervical cancer at Kenyatta national Hospital.
  • Causes of Hyperleukocytosis across Various Age Groups among Patients in Western Kenya.