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CANCER IN AFRICA: APPROACHES, COLLABORATIONS, IMPACT

TAKE A LOOK AT THE PROGRAMME FOR AORTIC 2021 VIRTUAL

Since 1983, AORTIC conferences have provided a platform for innovative and interactive educational training across the full cancer-care continuum. An AORTIC conference creates space to forge partnerships, to network, and to build capacity. Our support for research creates new knowledge and drives innovation in cancer control.

aortic 2021 virtual programme

cancer in africa: aproaches, collaborations, impact

The programme will address issues across the cancer-care continuum and is presented in a variety of formats – from keynotes to workshops to symposia to case studies to oral presentations. Our Scientific Programme Committee represents the range of multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community that focus on cancer in Africa and is currently developing the provisional programme.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Programme Chair: Serigne Magueye Gueye, Senegal
Olusegun Isaac Alatise, Nigeria
Hannah Ayettey Anie, Ghana
Abubakar Bello, Nigeria
Fatima Cardoso, Portugal
Mohenou Diomande, Ivory Coast
Papa Macoumba Gaye, Senegal
Nazik Hammad, Sudan/Canada
Sidy Ka, Senegal
Miriam Mutebi, Kenya
Sitna Mwanzi, Kenya

Ntokozo Ndlovu, Zimbabwe
Folakemi Odedina, Nigeria/USA
Doreen Ramongola-Masire, Botswana
Solomon Rotimi, Nigeria
Fidel Rubagumya, Rwanda
Christian Ntizimira Ruchaho, Rwanda
Lúcio Lara Santos, Angola
Mary (Dicey) Scroggins, USA
Verna Vanderpuye, Ghana
Ibrahim Yakasai, Nigeria

Programme Topics

• advocacy
• basic science
• biobanking
• cancer genetics
• cancer registries
• cancer screening
• clinical trials
• covid-19 and cancer
• economics of cancer control
• haematology
• implementation science
• national cancer control plans
• oncology nursing
• paediatric oncology
• palliative care
• pathology
• psycho-oncology
• radiation oncology
• site-specific cancers
• surgical oncology
• tobacco control