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Scientific Forum - Cancer in Developing Countries: Facing the Challenge
Vienna, Austria
21-22 September 2010 Conference ID: 39975  (CN-189)
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Tuesday, 21 September
Opening Session
Inaugural address by the Director General of the IAEA, Mr Yukiya Amano
Welcoming video message from the Director General of the WHO, Ms Margaret Chan
First Lady of Egypt, Mrs Susanne Mubarak
First Lady of Mongolia, Mrs Khajidsuren Bolormaa
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health of Kenya, Ms Mary Ngari
Special Envoy of the French Government, Mr Claude Birraux
Meeting the Doctors: A Simulated Tumour Board
Penelope Engel-Hills, Professor of Radiography, Cape Peninsula University, South Africa
Homer Aquino Macapinlac, Professor, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Texas, USA
Maria do Socorro Maciel, Chief of Breast Department, AC Camargo Hospital, Brazil
Nancy Read, Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Gunilla Svane, Professor of Radiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Puay Hoon Tan, Head, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital
Theodor Vandenberg, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Session 1
Cancer as Part of the Global Health Agenda
Andreas Ullrich, Cancer Control Coordinator, World Health Organisation, Switzerland
Eduardo Cazap, President Elect, International Union Against Cancer, Argentina
Franco Cavalli, Member of Board of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), Switzerland
Fabien Calvo, Deputy Director General, Institut National du Cancer (INCa), France
Craig Nichols, Lance Armstrong Foundation, USA
Mark Clanton, Chief Staff Medical Officer, American Cancer Society, USA
Mohamad Shaalan, Chairman, Breast Cancer Foundation, Egypt
Paul Ndom, Chairman, Alliance des Ligues et Associations Francophones Africaines & Méditerranéennes (ALIAM), Cameroon
Session 2
Bringing Partners Together
Cary Adams, CEO, International Union Against Cancer, Switzerland
Joe Harford, Office of International Affairs, National Cancer Institute, USA
Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, France
Luis Santini, President, National Cancer Institute, Brazil
Ben Anderson, Chair and Director, Breast Health Global Initiative, USA
Rajendra Achyut Badwe, Director, TATA Memorial Centre, India
Rolf Staehelin, Director of International Marketing, Varian Medical Systems, Switzerland
Ragnar Dworschak, Director, Best Medical International, USA
Wednesday, 22 September
Session 3
IAEA s Role in Combating Cancer
Mahmoud Mohamed El-Gantiry, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cairo University, Egypt
Belal Moftah, Chairman of Biomedical Physics Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Joel Yarney, National Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Ghana
Twalib Ngoma, Department of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Ocean Road Hospital, Tanzania
Shengzu Chen, President of Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine, China
Jong-Inn Lee, President, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, South Korea
Rajiv Sarin, Director, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), India
Session 4
Emerging Technologies - Challenges and Opportunities
Homer Aquino Macapinlac, Professor, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Texas, USA
Martin Yaffee, Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Canada
Hiroshi Tsuji, Research Centre for Charged Particle Therapy, NIRS, Japan
Niloy Datta, Professor of Radio-oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, India
Gunilla Svane, Professor of Radiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Takashi Nakano, Professor of Radiation Oncology Department,
Director of Heavy Ion Medical Research Center, Gunma University, Japan
Session 5
Safe and Appropriate Use of New Radiation Medicine Technology in New Surroundings
Yoshiharu Yonekura, President, Independent Administrative Institution, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
Pierre Scalliet, Department of Radiation Oncology, St-Luc University Hospital, Belgium
Guenther Hartmann, German Cancer Research Centre, Germany
Carlos Almeida, Chairman, Radiological Sciences Laboratory, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Brazil
Gregory B. Jaczko, Chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, USA
Agnès Buzyn, Chairman of the Board of Directors, French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), France
Shamsideen Elegba, Director-General, Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, Nigeria
Report to the 54th General Conference
Dr. Twalib A. Ngoma, Scientific Forum Rapporteur
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