Latest Advances To Be Discussed At PHOCON 2018

CIMGlobal is organizing 22nd Annual Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Conference on behalf of the Karnataka Chapter of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, under the aegis of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (PHO) Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP). The Conference will take place at the Ritz-Carlton in Bengaluru, India on 30th November – 2nd December 2018.

Bengaluru city is often referred to as the “Silicon Valley of India” because of its role as the nation’s leading information technology exporter. It is home to many renowned educational and research institutes in India.

The Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Chapter of IAP is one of the fastest growing sub-specialties. Progress in the field of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology is one of the biggest success stories in the last millennium. Last few decades have seen tremendous progress in treating children with these disorders which have resulted in excellent cure rates. All of this has been possible because of path-breaking basic translational research, and well-conceived and conducted clinical trials.

In India, this specialty also has evolved in the last decade under the guidance of PHO chapter of IAP. Collaborative efforts of the PHO chapter and its research wing InPOG has brought institutions and specialists in the field together to improve the outcomes in India and lot of progress has been made.

Last few years have also seen the emergence of excellent training programs in the field to train and nurture young talents who will take the specialty to even greater heights in India. Karnataka Chapter of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology has recently been constituted to focus on the care of children with blood disorders and cancer in Karnataka.

This congress will be an amalgamation of national and international speakers from different fields such as pediatric hematology, pediatric oncology, lab hematology/pathology, clinical immunology, and pediatric surgery.

The highlights of the conference include excellent scientific sessions by distinguished international and national faculty. The conference program will include such topics as Medicine as an ever-evolving science and a lot of attention will be given to the latest developments in the field of pediatric hematology-oncology.

More than 500 delegates from all over the world are expected to attend this esteemed conference. PHOCON 2018 will serve as a platform for dissemination of scientific information, with prime focus on latest advances in this field. A special focus on surgical aspects of pediatric cancer is planned along with session for practicing pediatricians.

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