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Comprehensive Cancer Centre hosted an informative evening related to gynaecological cancers
12 Oct 2017

On 9 October 2017, Mediclinic City Hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre hosted an informative evening of case discussions related to gynaecological cancers and their multi-modality management.

 
Four cases were presented by our Comprehensive Cancer Centre specialists as follows:
 
 

Chairperson and opening speech:
Dr. Mahir Al-Hilali

MBChB, FRCPath, DM, MBA
Consultant Haematologist and Clinical Head of Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Senior Corporate Director of Laboratory Services

 

Dr. Karim Elmasry

Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist
Challenges of management of vaginal dysplasia

 

Dr. Ibrahim Abd Elrahman

Consultant Gynaecologist & Head of Minimal Access Gynaecology (MAGY) Centre
Granulosa a cell tumour with positive peritoneal cytology

 

Dr. Salim Chaib Rassou

Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Management of Grade III endometrial adenocarcinoma with positive LN post-TAH, BSO &LN dissection

 

Dr. Falah Al-Khatib

Consultant in Clinical & Radiation Oncology
Controversies and challenges in the management of locally advanced cervical cancer


All cases studies presented had as main objectives:

  • To discuss management options for various gynaecological cancers
  • The benefit and importance of multidisciplinary management
  • The need for development of centre of excellence to manage
  • Importance of accurate pathological diagnosis
  • Importance of early detection and treatment
  • Advances in radiotherapy for cervical cancer

A multidisciplinary approach to cancer care is at the forefront of CCC. Our centre has established tumour boards of various medical disciplines, including surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, consultants and specialists doctors, all of whom, together, will decide on a personalised course of treatment, following international up to date guideline.

The Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Round in Gynaecological Cancers was the second in a series of six such Grand Rounds, which demonstrate how important the multidisciplinary approach to treating our patients is. The following four topics will be covered over the course of next few months ( dates are subject to change)

24th January 2018
1. Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Round in Breast Cancers

21st April 2018
2. Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Round in Haematology Cancers

20th July 2018
3. Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Round in Head and Neck Cancers, Thyroid Cancers

24th October 2018
4. Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Round in GI Cancers

 
Kindly write to cancercentre@mediclinic.ae if you wish to participate in the next Mediclinic Comprehensive Cancer Centre Grand Rounds.
     
 

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