5 July, 2011 – PAUL CALABRESI AWARD, SIOG
The 11th Annual Meeting of SIOG, 4-5 Nov, 2011 – International Society of Geriatic Oncology (SIOG), will be held in Paris, France. It is during this auspicious occasion that SIOG honors each year a prominent world expert in the field of Geriatric Oncology with the Calabresi award, named after its first president: Dr Paul Calabresi.
See the Paul Calabresi Memorial Lecture Award here .
10 Feb, 2011
During ESMO Milan 8-12 October, 2010, Poster 1125P entitled
"Early Detection Program focusing on primary and secondary health care providers achieved major and sustainable reduction of the late stage diagnosis of breast cancer"
by Dr. C R Beena Devi has won the best poster award under the category of
"Prevention and Screening"
See the Certificate and the Letter from ESMO informing of the award here!
Kuching 22-23rd January 2011.
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The 25th Anniversary of the Department was celebrated on the 20th of September, 2010. The Guest of Honour for this function was YB. Dato Dr. James Dawos Mamit, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Malaysia. He presented certificates of appreciation to 'Friends of Cancer Patients' who are NGOs who have been helping our patients in activities to improve their quality of life while undergoing treatment in the Department. The Minister also took a tour of the newly renovated male & female wards.
Go to Gallery to view the pictures!
Radiation Oncology Workshop of the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) was held in Kuching at Riverside Majestic Hotel on 18th-21st January 2010. This workshop was attended by participants from nine countries. The workshop discussed on research protocols related to nasopharyngeal and cervical cancers.
There were open lectures held at Sarawak General Hospital that dealt with modern techniques of radiotherapy with cyberknife and heavy ion beams.
The International Scientific Paper Writing Workshop was held in the Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology & Palliative Care from the 18th-22nd June 2008.