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ANNUAL MEETING

April 19 - 21, 2001, Brussels at the Hilton Hotel.

Improving Cancer Care in Developing Countries

Session 1 - Welcome and Key Note Address
0800 - 0900 Registration  
0900 - 0905 Welcome Ian Magrath
0905 - 0915 Opening Remarks Phillipe Mettens
0915 - 0945 INCTR Annual Report Ian Magrath
0945 -1015 Key Note Address - Perspectives on Cancer Control in Developing Countries Karol Sikora
1015 -1045 Coffee/Tea Break  
Session II - Educational Session - Clinical Trials;
Chairpersons Patrick Therasse and Sherif Omar
1045 -1115 Key Note Lecture-
The Importance of Clinical Trials in Developing Countries
Jorge Otero
1115 - 1135 Design of Clinical Trials  
1135 - 1155 Quality Control in Clinical Trials Barbara Scheffler
1155 - 1215 Ethical Review and Institutional Reflection:
Considering Ethical Issues in International Research
Francis Crawley
1215 - 1235 Problems and Obstacles in the
Conduct of Clinical Trials in Developing Countries
Martin Tattersall
1235 - 1300 Round Table Discussion: Role of the INCTR
in the Promotion of the Conduct of Clinical
Trials in Developing Countries - Introduction
to discussion : Sherif OmarPanelists:
Hussein Khaled, Hassan El-Solh, Emel Unal, Chris Williams
 
1300 - 1415 Lunch  
Session III - Models for Cancer Education Programmes;
Chairpersons - Ama Rohatiner and Roberto Rivera-Luna
1415 - 1445 Key Note Lecture -
Use of Mass Media as a Tool for Cancer Prevention & Control
Elmer Huerta
1445 - 1500 National Training Project in Practical
Pediatric Oncology in India
Bharat Agarwal
1500 - 1515 Training Primary Health Care Workers in Cancer Screening Krishnan Nair
1515 - 1530 Oncology Nurse Training Programs in Pakistan Della Anverali
1530 - 1545 Oncology Pharmacist Training Program for Latin America John Wiernikowski
1545 - 1605 Coffee/Tea  
1605 - 1635 Oncology Fellowship Training Programs Julius Lecciones
V Shanta
Roberto Rivera-Luna
Sharif Omar
Muheez-Alani Durosinmi
Mardawig Alebouyeh
Raul Ribeiro
1635 - 1730 Group Discussion: The Role of the INCTR in Cancer Education. Introductory remarks by Ama Rohatiner  
April 20th
Session IV Cervical Cancer in Developing Countries;
Chairpersons - Philip Schein and V Shanta
0900 - 0930 Key Note Lecture - HPV and Human Cancers Harald zur Hausen
0930 - 0950 Cervical Cancer Screening: State of the Art Basil Bloch
0950 - 1010 Cervical Cancer in South Indian Women V. Shanta
1010 - 1030 Prevention and Early Detection in Latin America Carlos Santos
1030 - 1050 Coffee/Tea  
1050 - 1110 Socio-economics of Early Detection R. Sankaranarayanan
1110 - 1130 Advances in Treatment Peter Rose
1130 - 1200 Treatment Programs in Latin America Alfonso Duenas
1210 - 1300 Group Discussion - The Role of INCTR in Studies of Cervical Cancer Phil Schein
1300 - 1400 Lunch  
Session V - Cancer in Africa;
Chairpersons - Chris Williams and Jean Lemerle
1400 - 1430 Key Note Lecture - Patterns of Cancer in Africa Freddy Sitas
1430 - 1450 Cancer Control in Africa Jaiye Thomas
1450 - 1510 Problems of Management of Cancer in Africa Yetunde Akenova
1510 - 1530 Burkitt's Lymphoma Twalib Ngoma
1530 - 1550 Kaposi's Sarcoma Inam Chitsike
1550 - 1610 Cancer Organizations in Africa Chris Williams
1610 - 1630 Group Discussion: Approaches to Cancer Control in AfricaIntroductory Remarks by Jean Lemerle  
April 21st
Session VI - Pathology for Clinicians - What do they need to know?;
Chairpersons - Falko Fend and KN Naresh
0900 - 0930 Key Note Lecture - What Clinicians need to Know about Histopathology Bharat Nathwani
0930 - 0950 Quality Control: Barriers to Good Diagnosis K.N. Naresh
0950 - 1010 Role of Immuno-histochemistry and Molecular Techniques in Diagnosis Falko Fend
1010 - 1040 Group Discussion: Strategies to Improve Diagnosis  
1040 - 1100 Coffee/Tea  
Session VII -INCTR Initiatives in Childhood Cancers
Chairpersons - Emel Unal and Julius Lecciones
1100 - 1200 Group Discussion: Reports and Initiatives  
1100 - 1110 Osteosarcoma Strategy Group Sidnei Epelman
1110 - 1120 Retinoblastoma Strategy Group Nurdan Tacyildiz
1120 - 1130 Middle East Regional Cooperative Efforts Abdallah Al-Nasser
1130 - 1140 Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Shripad Banavali
1140 - 1150 Report on Molecular Studies in Childhood Cancers Kishor Bhatia
1140 - 1200 New Initiatives in Pediatric Cancer Open discussion
Session VIII - Discussion Summaries & Concluding Remarks
Chairman - Ian Magrath
1230 -1240 Clinical Trials in Developing Countries Patrick Therasse/Sherif Omar
1240 -1250 Role of INCTR in Cancer Education Programs Ama Rohatiner/Roberto Rivera
1250 - 1300 Role of INCTR in Studies of Cervical Cancer Phil Schein/V. Shanta
1300 - 1310 Approaches to Cancer Control in Africa Chris Williams/Jean Lemerle
1310 - 1320 Strategies to Improve Cancer Diagnosis Falko Fend/K.N. Naresh
1320 - 1345 Concluding Remarks Anslim Narinesingh

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