Scientific Events
in the GCC and the Arab World






  • Breast and Gynecological International Cancer Conference (BGICC)
    Jan 14-16, 2016 Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt Welcome.aspx# 

  • 10th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
    Feb 6-7, 2016 Park Hyatt Hotel, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2016
    Mar 10-12, 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

  • Kuwait International Immuno-Oncology Conference
    March 12-13, 2016 Move n Pick Al Bidaa Hotel, Kuwait
    0096524620861 0096524836179

  • The Scientific Breast Cancer Meeting Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP)
    UAE Mar 21, 2016 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    Ruba Hoshan  +971 6 506 6542

  • Multidisciplinary Approach for Cancer Management: Oncology
    Mar 30-31, 2016 Dusit Thani Hotel, New Cairo, Egypt 

  • 16th Pan Arab Cancer Congress: Oncology
    Apr 28-30, 2016 Intercontinental City Stars Hotel, Cairo, Egypt 

  • The 21st Annual Congress of the Lebanese Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
    May 20-21, 2016 Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, Beirut - Lebanon lebanonevents/pdfs/ORLScientificProgram.pdf 

  • ESGO 2016 State of the Art Gynaecological Oncology Conference
    Sep 8, 2016 Susesi Hotel, Antalya, Turkey 

  • Breast Cancer Conference Screening, Diagnosis & Management
    Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2016 Courtyard Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait 

  • 4th UAE International Oncology Conference 2016
    Sep 29-30, 2016 The Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • 2016 World IFHNOS World Tour Program Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Oct 9-11, 2016 KSAU-HS Convention Center, Riyadh, KSA 6YgC/IFHNOS-World-Tour-Program-in-Riyadh-Saudi-Arabia

  • Breast Cancer Conference: Present Standards and New Perspectives
    Qatar Cancer Society Oct 28-29, 2016 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    Ruba Hoshan  +971 6 506 6542

  • 5th Emirates Oncology Conference 2016 – EOC2016
    Nov 17-19, 2016 Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

  • 14th World Cancer Convention
    Nov 21-23, 2016 Dubai, UAE 

  • The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Middle-Eastern Association for Cancer Research
    December 3-5, 2016 Qatar University, Library Bldg. B13, Room 117


  • Living with Breast Cancer: Current and Future Challenges (Pre-Conference Workshop)
    King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
    9 Jan 2015 7:30 PM
    Novetel Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • 9th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2015
    King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
    10-11 Jan 2015
    KSAU-HS Convention Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • 7th Breast and Gynecological International Cancer Conference 2015 BGICC
    15-16 Jan 2015
    Fairmont Towers Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

  • 4th Annual Middle East Congress on Clinical Nutrition Sub-Theme: Food and Cancer
    5-7 Mar 2015
    Ajman, UAE

  • First Gynecologic Oncology Workshop Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt
    14-18 Mar 2015
    Mansoura, Egypt

  • Oncology Conference 2015: Partners in Cure Kasr El-Ainy Center of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine
    6 May 2015
    Cairo, Egypt

  • World Congress on Cancer and Prevention Methods Scientific Future
    27-29 Aug 2015
    Dubai TBC, United Arab Emirates

  • Regional Meeting on Strengthening Partnerships with Civil Society Organizations for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases WHO-ERMO
    1-2 Sep 2015
    Cairo, Egypt
    WHO-EMRO, Cairo

  • 3rd International Oncology Conference “Navigating Cancer Care by Early Detection and Prevention”
    10-11 Sep 2015
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 

  • 7th Muscat International Oncology Conference / 7th GFFCC International Conference
    National Oncology Center, Royal Hospital
    11- 15 Sep 2015
    Grand Hyatt - Muscat

  • 7th Global Summit on Cancer therapy
    5-7 Oct 2015
    Dubai, UAE

  • UAE Cancer Congress
    29-31 Oct 2015
    Inter Continental Dubai Festival City, UAE

  • The 3rd International Conference On Head and Neck Cancer - An Integrated Prospect
    7-9 Nov 2015

  • WHO Second Regional Meeting of the Comparative Breast Cancer Research Programme
    Jordan Breast Cancer Programme (JBCP)
    9-10 Nov 2015, Jordan
    Mai Muhsen Tel: +962-6-5530800 ext.30 Fax: +962-6-5530870 Email:

  • 2015 World Cancer Leaders' Summit UICC in partnership with IARC and WHO
    17-18 Nov 2015
    Istanbul, Turkey
    By Invitation Only

  • 2nd Ain Shams University Clinical Oncology Conference 2015 (ASUCOC 2015)
    26-27 Nov 2015
    JW Marriott Hotel, Cairo, Egypt


  • 6th Breast & Gynecological International Cancer Conference 2014
    Supported by ASCO, ESO, EORTC 
    Jan 9-10, 2014, Cairo, Egypt

  • Head and Neck Cancer Imaging Conference and Workshop in Kuwait
    Organized by the Radiology Department of Kuwait Cancer Control Centre (KCCC) in cooperation with Leuven University Hospitals, Belgium
    Feb 8-10, 2014, Kuwait 

  • 6th International Scientific Conference, Cancer Forum 2014 “Multidisciplinary Approach”
    Organized by Saudi Cancer Foundation in collaboration with Eastern Province General Directorate of Health Affairs, ESSO, AMAAC
    April 9-10, 2014, Sheraton, Damman Hotel, Saudi Arabia

  • The Second Palliative Care Conference
    Organized by the Palliative Health Centre Kuwait and the Ministry of Health, Kuwait
    Apr 13-15, 2014, Kuwait Tel. +965 24917507

  • The 14th Pan Arab Cancer Congress (PAAC) & the 11th Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO) National Forum
    Apr 25-26, 2014, Hilton Habtoor Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon lebanonevents/index2014.htm 

  • The 9th Best of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    Jun 20-21, 2014, Hilton Habtoor Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon lebanonevents/index2014.htm 

  • Breast Cancer Symposium and Workshop
    Saudi Cancer Foundation in collaboration with Al Jubail General Hospital
    June 21, 2014, Al Jubail

  • International Istanbul Breast Conference
    Sep 30-Oct 2, 2014, Hilton Hotel, Istanbul

  • Thyroid and Thyroid Cancer Update + Diabetes Conference
    Kuwait Society for Endocrinology
    Oct 19-20, 2014, Move n Pick Hotel, Kuwait

  • Burden of Cancer in the Gulf Region
    Gulf Center for Cancer Control & Prevention, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, The Executive Board of Health Ministers Council for GCC
    Oct 21-23, 2014, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • The 2nd International Conference on Waterpipe Smoking and Research:
    A Collision of Two Epidemics of Waterpipe and Cigarettes

    Hamad Medical Corporation
    Oct 25-27, 2014, Doha, Qatar

  • UAE Cancer Congress 2014
    Oct 30-Nov 1, 2014, Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE

  • Emirates Oncology Conference 2014
    Tawam Hospital, SEHA
    Nov 13-15, 2014, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

  • Palliative Care Training of Trainers Workshop
    Kuwait Palliative Care Center, WHO-EMRO, GFFCC
    Nov 23-26, 2014, Kuwait Palliative Care Center


  • 7th Middle East Best of St. Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
    15-16 Jan 2013
    Riyadh (KSA)
    Ms.Donabel Bigtas

  • 5th Breast-Gynecological International Cancer Conference (BGICC), 2013
    17-18 Jan 2013
    Cairo , Egypt

  • 2nd Clinical Research Training Program
    25-26 Jan 2013
    Amman, Jordan

  • 3rd Multi-disciplinary Approach to Cancer Therapy Conference
    28-29 Jan 2013
    Dubai, UAE +971-4-336-7334

  • The Pink Caravan Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Organizer: Friends of Cancer Patients
    2-12 Feb 2013
    Dr. Sawsan Al

  • Awareness Campaign in Souq Wakf Awareness Campaign in Celine Camps
    Organized by Qatar Cancer Society
    1st and 2nd week of Jan 2013
    Souq Wakf Celine Camps QATAR

  • Cancer Awareness in the Arab World: Applied Strategies
    Organizer: CAN Kuwait, KSSCP,GFFCC, KOS
    10-11 Feb 2013

  • 6th GFFCC Conference on: “Update in Hepatobiliary Cancer International Conference
    Organized by: Ministry of Health, King Fahad Medical City, KSA and Gulf Federation for Cancer Control
    3-4 April 2013
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

  • The 2nd International Conference on Head & Neck
    Organized by Kuwait Cancer Control Center (KCCC) Surgical Oncology Department
    3-6 April 2013
    Marina Hotel, Kuwait
    Shadia Mahmood +965 66451411

  • 13th Pan Arab Cancer Congress Organizer: AMAAC
    26-27 April 2013
    Amman- Jordan 

  • National Skin Cancer Campaign (Kashf)
    Organized by the Friends of Cancer Patients, UAE
    May – June 2013  in 7 Emirates of UAE
    FOCP, UAE Email:

  • Sixth Regional Conference on Medical Journals in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
    Organized by World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME)
    2 – 4 September 2013
    Cairo, Egypt

  • UAE Cancer Congress
    3 – 5 October 2013
    Dubai, UAE  Email: 

  • 4th International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium International Breast Cancer & Nutrition
    11 – 13 October 2013
    Beirut, Lebanon breastcancer/ 

  • The First International Meeting on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Building Evidence for Intervention & Policy
    The International Consortium for Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research, The Jordan University of Science and Technology, The King Hussein Cancer Center, The UAE Tobacco Control Consortium
    20 – 23 October 2013
    Abu Dhabi, UAE Pages/default.aspx 

  • Emirates Oncology Conference 2013
    14-16 November 2013
    Abu Dhabi, UAE
    Dr Jihad Kanbar Email:


  • 6th Middle East Best of CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
    Jan 4-5, 2012
    Park Hyatt Hotel, Jeddah
    Dr. Omalalkhair Abualkhair  

  • The 4th Breast Gynecological International Cancer Conference (BGICC) 2012
    Jan 12-13, 2012
    Cairo, Egypt

  • Gulf National Cancer Registry Meeting (GFFCC - Sanofi)
    Jan 13, 2012
    Dubai, UAE  

  • Expanding Treatment Options for Thoracic Malignancy Past, Present and Future
    Organized by Kuwait Cancer Control Center
    Jan 14-16, 2012
    Prof. Ahmed El Khodary

  • MENA - NCCN Regional Meeting Jan 26 -28, 2012
    Jan 26 -28, 2012

  • Oncology Update 2012
    Organized by the International Medical Center, Jeddah
    Feb 21-23, 2012
    Interercontinental Hotel, Jeddah
    Dr Khaled Abouelkhair  and Luzbelle G. Lita

  • First International Gulf Joint Conference
    by ASCO-Saudi Cancer Foundation, King Fahd Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Mar 7-8, 2012
    Sheraton Hotel, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

  • Cancer Prevention in the Arab World: Applied Strategy
    Organized by CAN, KSO, KSSCP in cooperation with AMAAC and GFFCC
    Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2012

  • Pan Arab Cancer Congress (PACC 12)
    Organized by Arab Medical association Against Cancer
    Apr 27-29, 2012
    Dr. Sami Khatib and Dr Hamouda Boussin

  • The 8th International Jordan Oncology Society Conference. Perspectives of Personalized Oncology
    6-8 Sept 2012
    Intercontinental Hotel, Amman, Jordan

  • Best of ASCO Meeting, King Fahad Specialist Hospital
    12-13 Sept 2012
    Dammam, Saudi Arabia

  • Best of ASCO Meeting Egyptian Cancer Society
    20-21 Sept 2012
    Cairo, Egypt

  • UAE Cancer Congress 2012
    11-13 Oct 2012
    Intercontinental Festival City, UAE

  • 8th JICC Conference - Thoracic Malignancies
    12-14 Oct 2012
    Constantine, Algeria
    Prof. Assia Bensalem

  • First International Conference on breast cancer in Yemen
    24-26 Oct 2012
    Sanaa, Yemen
    Dr Ahmed Shamlan

  • The 7th SMCO-ASCO conference and advanced ASCO course on cancer care in the older population
    18-19 Oct 2012
    Cairo, Egypt
    Dr. Ahmed Elzawawy 

  • Best of ASCO Meeting Iraqi Society of Clinical Oncology
    2-3 Nov 2012
    Ishtar/Sheraton Hotel, Baghdad, Iraq 

  • Emirates Oncology Conference “Setting New Standards In Cancer Care”
    8-10 Nov 2012
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • The 3rd workshop in breast cancer by AMAAC and SAOM
    17-18 Nov 2012
    Dr. Adda Bounedjar

  • Cancer Prevention in the Arab World: Applied Strategy
    17-19 Nov 2012
    Wafa Barqawi 


  • The 5th Middle East Best of CTRC - AACR  San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
    The King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Postgraduate Training Center
    Jan 12-13, 2011
    Intercontinental Hotel - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • The molecular Targeted Treatment in Cancer Patients
    Jordan Oncology Society and Arab Medical Association Against Cancer(AMAAC)
    Feb 17-19, 2011

  • The  4th International Scientific Conference – Updates on Hemato-Oncology
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    March 9-10, 2011
    Gulf Meridian Hotel, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  • MENA Oncology Conference
    March 11-12, 2011
    Cairo, Egypt

  • The 24th KHCC International Conference: The second on Musculoskeletal Tumors and Limb Salvage Surgery
    King Hussein Cancer Center
    April 13-14, 2011
    Amman, Jordan

  • Ovarian Cancer Symposium
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    April 2011
    Mercure Hotel, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  • The 5th Gulf Federation for Cancer Control Conference on Colorectal Cancer - Diagnostics, Treatment and Control
    Gulf Federation for Cancer Control
    May 5-7, 2011
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

  • Enhancing Quality of Life for Cancer Patients Symposium
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    May 27-28, 2011
    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • 6th Best of ASCO 2011 in Lebanon  July 1-2, 2011 Beirut, Lebanon
    Introductory of Oncology for Primary Care Physicians Conference
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    August 2011
    Royal Commission Hospital, Jubail, KSA

  • Breast Cancer Conference & Workshop
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    September 28-29, 2011
    King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, KSA

  • UAE Cancer Congress 2011
    October 6-8, 2011 
    Dubai, UAE

  • 3rd EASO Master class in Clinical Oncology 
    October 27-29, 2011
    Amman, Jordan

  • 8th AORTIC International Conference
    Nov 28-Dec 2, 2011 
    Cairo, Egypt

  • Palliative Care Training Course
    Saudi Cancer Foundation
    December 2011 
    Al Khobar, KSA