The activities of the third annual conference of the Emirates Cancer Society, organized by the Society under the patronage and presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, and in collaboration with the Emirates Medical Association, with the participation of more than a thousand specialists and researchers in the field of oncology inside the country and from 20 countries around the scientist. In the final sessions of the two-day conference, the participants recommended the establishment of a specialized working group in the country dealing with the palliative care of cancer patients, as it is an essential axis to complete the cure of cancer patients, support the post-treatment recovery process, how to can live with it and manage pain, and emphasize the importance of palliative treatment as one of the recommendations of the World Health Organization.. The universality and role of this type of treatment in the ability to relieve pain and symptoms of cancer. They emphasized that this specialized group would raise awareness of the palliative specialization and encourage doctors to study this delicate and important specialization, since there is currently no working group specialized in this type of treatment in the country, which is considered one of the subtle specialties. that are not available.
The participants of the conference discussed the need to establish a working group operating under the umbrella of the Emirates Cancer Society and the Emirates Medical Association specializing in breast cancer, to raise awareness of early screening for breast cancer and to educate doctors on ways to diagnose on. breast cancer in the early stages by listening to the symptoms presented by the patients, as well as promoting modern treatment methods in this area, as breast cancer is one of the most widespread forms of cancer globally and locally. Professor Humaid bin Harmal Al Shamsi, chairman of the Emirates Oncology Society and chairman of the conference, emphasized that there is an urgent need locally and regionally to double the number of studies dealing with the study of cancer, although these studies and research benefit patients and treat complex cases, and also contribute to enriching the patient database Cancer, emphasizing the importance of establishing a working group specialized in medical cancer research and specialized cancer research in the country, according to its types, separately.