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Global Meeting on Oncology and Radiology, will be organized around the theme “Cancer Radiology - The Future Shape of Specialty”
Clinical Oncology-2018 is comprised of 12 tracks and 42 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Clinical Oncology-2018.
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The branch of Oncology dealing with Radiation therapy is termed as Radiation Oncology. The Radiotherapy is broadly segmented into Teleradiotherapy, Brachy-radiotherapy and Metabolic Radiotherapy. Tele-radiotherapy, also called as External transcutaneous / distant radiotherapy, is a method in which the radiation source is situated at a certain distance from the tissue to be treated. Brachytherapy, also termed as Short direct radiotherapy /Curitherapy, is a method in which radiation source can be placed in contact with the tumor or it can be implanted in the tumor. Curative radiotherapy is indicated to be used in: Sticker’s sarcoma, Mastocytomas with particular locations, such as ears, nose, extremities, eyelids; Nasal cavity adenocarcinoma and Anal gland adenocarcinoma. Stereotactic radiosurgery is a single-day procedure for treating small intracranial lesions. Metabolic radiotherapy represents the administration of isotopes or isotope carrying molecules that selectively concentrate in a certain tissue into which they enter as metabolites. For Example; iodine-131is used in treating Thyroid cancer; phosphorus-32 is used in treating Myeloproliferative disorders.
- Track 1-1 Radiation Therapy
- Track 1-2Predictive Oncology
- Track 1-3Cancer Imaging
- Track 1-4 Stem Cell Therapy
- Track 1-5 Oncology Nursing
Clinical oncology embraces the non-surgical aspect of oncology. It covers both the therapeutic administration of ionizing radiation i.e. radiotherapy and cytotoxic chemotherapy. Clinical oncology is a major participant in any multi-disciplinary team, which would meet regularly to discuss site specific cases of tumours. Other members would be site specific surgeon, palliative care physician, radiologist, pathologist, specialist nursing staff and appropriate haematologist and medical oncologist. Radiotherapy is the administration of ionizing radiation predominantly by external beam (teletherapy) but is also using the more technical operative implantation of interstitial sources, which are often after loaded with radioactive material, e.g. Iridium. There is, therefore, close liaison with postgraduate physicists and scope for great technological understanding with computer planning, etc. Consultants are increasingly site specialized and are based in a cancer centre often visiting peripheral cancer units.
Clinical oncology is very patient orientated. This specialty gives the opportunity of developing clinical and scientific skills with great potential for academic and clinical research. Furthermore, there are increasing opportunities to take part in National and International Research Trials.
Clinical oncology is a specialist discipline within radiology. The primary role of the clinical oncologist is the completion of the radiation treatment for cancer patients. Radiation is used to kill the cancer cells within the body. The extent of treatment depends on the type of cancer, degree of progression, and the timing of the diagnosis. Typically, cancer patients who have late stage cancer are not ideal candidates for radiation therapy.
- Track 2-1 Clinical Oncologists
- Track 2-2 Cancer Diagnostics
- Track 2-3Clinical Trails
- Track 2-4Cancer Patients
Oncology is a standout amongst the most Focused zone in Cancer Treatments. For an Oncologist or Oncology Nurse, to locate an appropriate words to cheer a man who enduring with sickness. The specific medical caretaker is an enrolled nurture whose essential concentration in tumor mind. This medical caretaker has development strength learning, expertise, and practices in a domain where the lion's share of element has determination of tumor or at danger of advance malignancy. The advanced Oncology Nurse is master’s prepared nurse with learning and capacity in a range of malignancy nursing. All medical caretakers move along a way from learners to master. It is perceived that, paying little respect to regardless of the possibility that a generalist, specific oncology or propelled Oncology Nurse, every individual medical attendant will encounter this way from amateurs to master
- Track 3-1Cancer life style connection
- Track 3-2Preventive Oncology
- Track 3-3 Palliative Oncology
- Track 3-4Cancer care and Psychological Support
Cancer rates are daily increasing particularly in the developed world. Many cancers are associated with longevity, and as life expectancy increase the risk on patients and payers will increase. Major advances in cellular biology, genetics, pharmacology and immunology in the past ten years are beginning to be translated into progress in cancer treatment. This progress is manifested by new cell killing drugs which have recently entered clinical practice. Tumour angiogenesis as a target is being studied in several clinical trials. The emerging field of genomics and gene expression micro-arrays will provide extensive information about the biology of cancers. This is the most prestigious conference across all the Cancer Conferences and Oncology Conferences
- Track 4-1 Molecular Targeted Cancer Therapies
- Track 4-2Precision Medicine
- Track 4-3 Genomic Tumor Assessment
- Track 4-4Stem cell Transplantation
- Track 4-5 Hormone Therapies
There are about 200 different types of cancer, but they all start as a result of the out-of-control growth of abnormal cells. Cancers are classified in two ways: by the type of tissue in which the cancer originates (histological classification) or by the location or organ in the body where the cancer first developed.
Prostate screening tests consist of Digital rectal exam (DRE) and Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. Screening increases the capacity of detecting certain cancers early when they are most likely to be curable. Learn what screening tests the American Cancer associations suggests, when you should have them, and how they are covered under some types of cancer therapies. Mammograms are used to analyses breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. Cancer screening Oncolytic is an exciting, increasingly recognized discipline in cancer research which will be discussed in upcoming cancer conferences.
- Track 6-1Mammography
- Track 6-2Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy
- Track 6-3Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscop
- Track 6-4Breast MRI
- Track 6-5Nuclear Imaging
- Track 6-6 Radiotherapy wire
The cells that generate cancer cells begin to divide more vigorously than usual. As the cancer progresses, tissue that has become malignant continues to alter and become more malignant. The tumour cells become differentiated and the body’s regulatory system is no longer able to control the changes taking place, and so eventually the cancerous tissue begins to spread.Cancer begins to cause damage to the body by growing locally, metastasising in different organs and causing a variety of general symptoms. A malignant tumour can become sizeable at its primary site and harm the normal functioning of the organ in question. The tumour can also displace neighbouring organs, causing pain and pressure symptoms.
Cancer is divided into five stages using the TNM system – 0, I, II, III, IV. Stage 0 means the presence of a small carcinoma in situ that has not spread. Stage IV means cancer that has spread widely or cancer that has metastasised. In some cases the stages have subclasses
Stem cells: An undifferentiated cell of a multicellular cell which is capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type, and from which certain other kinds of cell arise by differentiation. Stem cells have the ability to differentiate into specific cell types. The two defining characteristics of a stem cell are perpetual self-renewal and the ability to differentiate into a specialized adult cell type. There are two major classes of stem cells: pluripotent that can become any cell in the adult body, and multipotent those are restricted to becoming a more limited population of cells.
- Track 8-1 Induced pluripotent stem cell
- Track 8-2 Adult stem cell
- Track 8-3 Embryonic stem cell
- Track 8-4 Application of stem cell
- Track 8-5Tissue stem cell
With the emergence of genomic profiling technologies and selective molecular targeted therapies, biomarkers play an increasingly important role in the clinical management of cancer patients. Single gene/protein or multi-gene “signature”-based assays have been introduced to measure specific molecular pathway deregulations that guide therapeutic decision-making as predictive biomarkers. Genome-based prognostic biomarkers are also available for several cancer types for potential incorporation into clinical prognostic staging systems or practice guidelines. However, there is still a large gap between initial biomarker discovery studies and their clinical translation due to the challenges in the process of cancer biomarker development.
A biopsy is a method of removing a piece of tissue or a sample of cells from your body so that it can be analyzed in a laboratory. When an entire lump or suspicious area is removed, the method is called an excisional biopsy. When only a piece of tissue is removed with preservation of the histological architecture of the tissue’s cells, the method is called an incisional biopsy or core biopsy. Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a type of biopsy procedure, most often done on swellings or lumps located just under the skin. Endoscopic biopsy is most often used in gastric cancers to remove the tissues for examination. CT-guided biopsy is a procedure by which the physician uses a very thin needle and a syringe to withdraw a tissue or fluid specimen from an organ or suspected tumor mass. Ultrasound-guided biopsy which involves the removal of cells from a suspicious area within the body using a thin needle and hollow tube called a syringe. Ultrasound is used by the physician to guide the needle to the appropriate area.
- Track 10-1 Lung biopsy
- Track 10-2Kidney Biopsy
- Track 10-3Skin Biopsy
- Track 10-4 Thyroid Biopsy
- Track 10-5Thyroid Biopsy
- Track 10-6Uterus Biopsy
Alternative medicine or fringe medicine are practices asserted to have the healing effects of medicine however are disproven, problematic, difficult to demonstrate, or just harmful. Alternative medicine has developed in prevalence and is utilized by a critical rate of the populace in numerous nations. While it has widely rebranded itself: from misrepresentation to correlative or integrative pharmaceutical—it advances basically similar practices. In any case, critical medication communications brought about by option treatments may rather contrarily impact medicines, making them less successful, eminently disease treatment. In the UK corresponding treatments are ordinarily made accessible to cancer patients. Alternative medicine has been criticized for being based on misleading statements, deception, pseudoscience, antiscience, extortion, or poor logical philosophy.
Inspite of all these Alternative medicine has few advantages: Many individuals swing to Alternative medicine treatments for pain relief when traditional treatments neglect to work. Alternative medicine offers treatment choices to people who do not have access to pain clinics under their medical coverage arranges, Alternative medicine treatments utilized together with traditional medicinal medications can reduce a portion of the manifestations of cancer, and decrease the antagonistic symptoms of customary restorative medications. Alternative medicine treatments can be less costly than routine therapeutic medicines. As a rule, compelling option treatments have less or no reactions rather than the regular and at times serious impacts of numerous professionally prescribed pharmaceuticals and other routine medicinal medications. Alternative medicine can be valuable to a man's general prosperity, as the approach concentrates on recuperating the psyche, body and soul.
- Track 11-1Homeopathy
- Track 11-2Energy Therapies
- Track 11-3 Chiropractic Medicine
- Track 11-4 Whole Medicine System
The cancer study is called as Oncology. A person who specializes in the study of oncology and treating people with cancer is known as oncologist. An oncologist shows dedicative care towards treatment once a person is suffering from cancer. There are about 2900 oncologists in Germany, and 8000 oncologists in USA, around 9500 oncologists in Europe and 1500 eminent oncologists from different parts of Asia.
- Track 12-1Specialist
- Track 12-2 Radiologist
- Track 12-3 Future invention