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Liver Cancer

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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SPEAKER PROFILES:

Prof Mohamed Farouk Mostafa

Mohamed Farouk graduated from Alexandria Medical School in 1992.

Prof. Farouk joined the Alexandria Clinical Oncology Department ACOD in 1994, starting the journey from resident till becoming Professor of Clinical Oncology in the year 2018.

Prof Farouk has more than 30 publications in the field of oncology; some of them published in level A journals. He participated as a co-investigator in the grant from STDF, Egypt. He has attended several advisory boards for different Pharma companies.

His areas of interest include GIT malignancy, breast and Gynaecology cancer.

Dr Mercy Gatua

Mercy Gatua is a Medical Oncologist at the Kenyatta University Teaching Research and Referral Hospital. She received her Medical Oncology Fellowship from the University of Nairobi in 2019. Prior to that, she earned her MMED in Internal Medicine at the same university (UON).

Her main interests are in the management of acute leukemia’s, GI malignancies and Cervical Cancer. She also has an interest in research geared to understanding the genetic basis of cancer.

Dr Abeid Athman

Abeid Omar is a consultant Clinical (medical and radiation) Oncologist and Nuclear Medicine based in Kilifi, Kenya. Besides, he consults for International Cancer Institute – ICI Eldoret, Kenya. He has keen interest in breast cancer in young women, oncofertility, breast cancer research, radiotherapy, advocacy and Global Oncology particularly in LMIC.

Dr Abeid completed his training in Clinical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine in Alexandria University Egypt in 2021. He is a fellow of College of European School of Oncology (ESCO) and he has also successfully passed the ESMO exam to become a certified ESMO oncologist.

Dr Abeid has conducted researches, presented abstracts in ESMO, ASCO, ESTRO, St. Gallen, KESHO conferences and Aga Khan Symposium, published in peer reviewed journals about breast cancer in young women, pregnancy associated breast cancer, pregnancy after breast cancer among others under the close guidance of Prof. Hatem Azim, who has been mentoring him since 2019.

Dr Abeid is an active member of several societies including KESHO – where he also serves as a member of the education committee, ASCO, ESMO, ESCO, Society of Toxicology. In 2019 he was awarded the ASCO Virtual Mentorship Program and currently he is under the mentorship of College of European School of Oncology. Besides, Dr Abeid serves as a reviewer for several journals.

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Date:
August 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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