Apollo Hospitals to host Apollo Cancer Conclave 2014 in February

Chennai, Jan.28,: Taking the battle against cancer to the next level, Apollo Hospitals will be hosting Apollo Cancer Conclave 2014, an international conference aimed at improving cancer management in India and in the world.

Scheduled to be held between 7th and 9th February, the conclave will witness participation from 500 eminent pioneers, researchers and medical practitioners from India, South East Asia and Africa deliberate on cancer management.

The conclave aims to encourage greater sharing of experiences, innovations, contemporary technologies and treatments.

“A new horizon for cancer care demands a concerted effort from every stakeholder, the strong support of legislation, the commitment of the entire medical fraternity in encouraging early detection and above all a promise from every adult to embrace a healthier lifestyle as almost as much as 43% of all cancer can be prevented by just being conscious, and living a life of moderation.” added Dr. Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals.

A great thrust at the Conclave will be on integration of cutting edge science with emerging advances in technology such as – Proton Beam Therapy, Robotic surgery and novel therapies. Spread across three days, the Conference will address concern areas and treatment breakthroughs across all the major cancers including the Head and Neck, Gastrointestinal, Breast, Lung, Genitourinary, Hematological malignancies, Bone Tumor, Onco-Radiology and Onco-Pathology.

“Across the world, cancer has grown to significant proportions and its management has changed manifold. This conclave will propel cancer management for the 21st century by urging both medical community and the broader public on the criticality of addressing cancer management with great urgency; deliberate and exchange significant advances that have been made in the field and further outline the impending changes that we should continue to expect in this area. With Apollo completing 20 glorious years in cancer care, the creation of an international forum such as this, marks the beginning of a new journey towards transcending borders in the common battle against cancer.” said Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Group of Hospitals. (ANI)