It also features presentations on the latest research in cancer care, while participating entities highlight the most advanced treatments, products and services in oncology.
In his keynote speech at the conference, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak said, “This Emirates conference demonstrates that the UAE is a country that is committed to promoting excellent health and advanced medical practice. President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan acts with the firm belief that good health promotes success. He considers improving the health of our people as one of our nation’s highest priorities.
He added: “With the leadership and guidance of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, we have taken a comprehensive approach to healthcare in the UAE. Not only do we strive to provide the best patient care, but we also understand that the promotion of health and the prevention of disease are essential initiatives to ensure the best public health. Regarding the scourge of cancer, we strive to achieve the most advanced technologies, to detect the disease as early as possible, to to implement the most effective treatments and cures and to empower all segments of society to support cancer patients and their families Your conference is sure to make important contributions to these efforts.
Sheikh Nahyan also indicated that this conference comes at a time of remarkable progress in the fight to prevent and treat cancer.
He said: “Innovations such as nanotechnology, T-cell therapy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, artificial intelligence, precision medicine, cancer vaccines and robotic surgery are helping to prolong life and energize the fight against this dreaded disease. The rate of change in your field is incredible.”
“Through these continuous innovations and rapid developments, the medical profession is succeeding with incredible interventions never before imagined. Yet, you also understand that you cannot rest on your laurels. Cancer will always be a major challenge for all of us. .
“And there will continue to be many people who could be helped to better understand the disease. It is ironic that we know that more and more cancers are preventable, while at the same time public awareness of the signs warning signs and acceptance of appropriate lifestyles are far from adequate. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the symptoms of cancer until the time for effective treatment has passed,” he said. note.
The Minister for Tolerance and Coexistence of the United Arab Emirates affirmed: “As we continue the fight against cancer, we must work to educate the public in order to change this behavior. We must emphasize the importance of knowledge of the disease and the importance of early action. We We must help improve screening, detection and prevention procedures. We must work to eliminate the fear associated with cancer. And we must promote environmental and fashion changes We need to build our capacity to conduct original scientific research relevant to our region.
“I wish you every success in your discussions over the next three days and in the rest of your professional life. I thank the organizing committee, as well as the partners and sponsors of this conference, for their diligence, commitment and hard work. .,” he concluded.