Pediatric Oncology East and Mediterranean (POEM) Group

S.H.Danielyan speech in BeirutThe 1st Joint Regional Conference between Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital entitled “Childhood Cancers: advances and regional challenges” took place on May 11, 12, 2013 at the American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon).

During two-days meeting, besides renowned speakers from St. Jude, who presented resent advances in various types of childhood cancers, also representatives from 14 countries in the region presented the situation of pediatric oncology in their countries. From Armenia the only center participating in the meeting was the Clinic of Chemotherapy of “Muratsan” Hospital Complex of YSMU and Dr. Samvel Danielyan also had a speech and presented the situation in Armenia.

With Dr. Ribeiro at the American University of Beirut

With Dr. Ribeiro at the American University of Beirut

At the end of the meeting, there was a discussion between all the participants led by St. Jude and CCCL, where the participants committed to form an International Collaborative Group that will work together to develop educational and clinical programs that will improve the cure rate of children with cancer in all the region, rather than each specific country alone. It was suggested to call the group POEM (Pediatric East and Mediterranean Group).

For more information vist the website below:

http://www.cccl.org.lb/news-details.php?id=248#prettyPhoto

With Dr. Raya Saab and Dr. Sima Jeha

With Dr. Raya Saab and Dr. Sima Jeha

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4 thoughts on “Pediatric Oncology East and Mediterranean (POEM) Group

  1. It will be a real pleasure for me to be a member of POEM to participate in its activities and communicate with other colleagues,members of the group.

  2. I am Prof of Pediatric Surgical Oncology,University of Alexandria-Egypt
    SIOP & IPSO member since 1997
    Board member of Egyptian Society of Surgical Oncology (EGSSO)
    chairperson of Alexandria Group of Childhood Cancer Care (AGCCC) ,member of ICCCPO

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