2nd HealthWorlds Asia Medical Congress (HWA 05)
|Event Date/Time: Nov 11, 2005||End Date/Time: Nov 13, 2005|
|Registration Date: Nov 11, 2005|
|Early Registration Date: Jul 01, 2005|
|Abstract Submission Date: Aug 15, 2005|
|Paper Submission Date: Jul 15, 2005|
Tours organised during the congress, include visits to the BIOPOLIS Research facilities - unique in S.E Asia - as well as tours of the famous Singapore General hospital oncology wards.
Key Topics Track One 11-13 November 2005
Finding the magic bullet: Future diagnostic methods and therapy for the treatment of cancer
· Current Genome research and targeted therapeutics
· Usage and acceptance of stem cells for future oncology treatment
· Genetic Counsellors : translating genomic science into clinical practice
· Integrating traditional and natural products and medicine in oncology research
· Computational methods in database integration
· Nanotechnology: Using Nano-devises for cancer chemotherapy etc
· The mini-lab-on-a-chip. Revolutionizing disease detection
And much more …
Key Topics Track Two 11- 13 November 2004
Merging dentistry and medicine:
Prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of Oral, head and throat cancer
· Future treatments of Oral, nose, and throat cancer
· Dentistry and early diagnosis of oral cancer
· MI Dentistry and the changing role of dentistry
· After Cancer: New methods in reconstructive facial, oral and dental surgery
· Prevention and education: revising community health programmes to combat the disease
· Ethnicity matters: differences in cancer prevalence among community groups
And much more…
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The scientific programme of HealthWorlds will consist of two parallel sessions.
Track one of HealthWorlds Asia will look at how biomedical research has helped us understand how cancer progresses, and realising that “cancer” actually refers to a whole range of diseases, rather than a single disease. Understanding leads us to action, where a new array of treatments such as individualised medicine on a molecular level, will change how cancer is viewed and dealt with by society. From what distinguishes the old cancer treatment to the new, is the precision of targeting cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells alone. However, the challenge lies in educating the medical profession, where doctors will have to alter the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. Particularly with future individualised medicine, it is known that not all drugs have the same affect for all patients. The congress will present to both researchers and medical professionals, the future of oncology diagnostics and treatments, and the challenges which still lie ahead.
Track two of HealthWorlds Asia shall take the topic further, and focus on oral, head and neck cancer. It is interesting, that ethnicity does matter in cancer trends, with oral cancer being prevalent in some countries, with nose and throat in others. Early diagnosis of oral cancer is often neglected due to lack of education and realisation by the public. Dentistry offers for many countries such as India an opportunity for early diagnosis of the disease, which would involve a re-education of the profession into the role of the health provider. Bringing oral health back into general health, the congress will offer opportunities to build bridges between professions where ENT specialists, dentist, oncology specialists and general practitioners, discuss how cancer can be diagnosed early and treated in time, for the good of the patient.
Despite new treatments and methods in early diagnosis, deaths caused by cancer continue to rise world-wide. Although some forms of the disease can be cleared up altogether, the best results have come from people adopting preventive behaviours or early self-diagnosis. New and more affective public health preventive educational programmes developed from lessons learnt from the past, will be presented by state ministries and associations.
HealthWorlds Asia will consist of keynote presentations from speakers within the region as well as all around the world.
Why You Should Attend
HealthWorlds Asia 2005 will be an opportune platform for knowledge sharing and networking for Biotech professionals, oncology specialists, ENT specialists, Dentists and those associated with the medical, biomedical and dental industry.