Immunotherapy Session at 17th Pan Arab Cancer Congress (AMAAC)

Friday, April 21, 2017

Presented by the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer and the Algerian Society of Medical Oncology in collaboration with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

The 17th Pan Arab Cancer Congress (PACC), to be held on April 20-22, 2017, will explore the experiences and case studies of cancer management in the 22 Arabic countries, compare medical practices to local and global guidelines and offer networking opportunities for oncology clinicians and others involved in the cancer field. New this year, SITC is organizing an immunotherapy session to provide oncology practitioners with an understanding of the mechanisms of action of immunotherapy agents, discuss current clinical applications for melanoma and lung cancers, and introduce current and emerging treatment methods for additional disease states.

Learn more about this program here, as details become available.

Session Chair
Samir N. Khleif, MD – Georgia Cancer Center

Session Speakers and Topics

Principles of Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy
Samir N. Khleif, MD – Georgia Cancer Center

Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Melanoma
Ramy Ibrahim, MD – Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer
Anders Mellemgaard, MD, PhD – Copenhagen University

Biomarkers: Determinants of Immune Responsiveness
Davide Bedognetti, MD, PhD Sidra Medical and Research Center

Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Mohammed Jaloudi, MD Tawam Hospital Al Ain, UAE


Sheraton Hotel Club des Pins Resort
Boite Postal 62
Club Des Pins
Algiers, 16101


  • Source
  • Collaboration
  • User Type
  • Oncologist
  • Researcher
  • Year
  • 2017