ACOD 2017

  • Eman Sbaity

    • Received medical degree from “Beirut Arab University” in 2005
    • Surgery Residency at AUBMC 2005-2010.
    • Followed by Breast Surgical Oncology training at Johns Hopkins, USA for 2 years 2010-2012.
    • Surgical Oncology fellowship at MSKCC for 1 year 2012-2013, during which training was focused on colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, and retroperitoneal and soft tissue sarcomas.
    • “Fellow of the European Board of General Surgery”: Certified by the European board of general surgery in June 2014.
  • Taher Twegieri

    • Consultant Medical Oncology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Major interest involving in Basic and clinical research related to breast cancer
  • Ahmed Saadeddin

    • Dr. Saadeddin is currently a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Clinical Tutor and Education Supervisor for Adult Oncology section at the Oncology department of King AbdulAziz Medical City/Riyadh with a special interest in Metastatic Breast and Prostate Cancers. He was recently appointed as an Assistant Professor of Oncology at King Saud Bin AbdulAziz University for health science/Riyadh.
    • Prior to this he was at Prince Sultan Medical Military City between 2000 and 2013 where he served as Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Clinical Tutor and Director of Oncology for many years.
    • Dr. Saadeddin has completed his training in Clinical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, and he was the first Physician from the Gulf region to obtain the Royal College Fellowship in Clinical Oncology in1999.
  • Ibrahim Alsheneber

    • Consultant Surgical Oncologist
    • Director of Scientific Affairs in Saudi Cancer Foundation
  • Mohamed Elsayes

    • Medical director Saudi Cancer Foundation,
    • Medical Director Mai Aljaber Cancer center
    • Member of the board, European Asian society of surgical oncology (EUASSO).
    • Member of Educational committee, International Cancer prevention consortium.
  • Hatem Abdel Azim

    • Dr. Hatem A. Azim Jr. is a medical oncologist, completed his medical training at the National Cancer Institute in Cairo before joining the Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels in 2009 where he worked for 7 years. He holds a Master’s Degree from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He is highly published mostly in the field of breast cancer in young women with more than 100 published manuscripts. He also served as an invited speaker in all major oncology conferences, notably ASCO, and ESMO. He recently joined a French R&D Biotech to guide the clinical development of 2nd generation immune check-point inhibitors across different tumor types.
  • Sami Ahmad Khatib

    • Senior Clinical Oncologist – Amman, Jordan
    • Secretary General of the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC)
    • President of The Arab Collaborative Hematology and Oncology Group(ACHOG)
    • Former President of Jordan Oncology Society (JOS)
    • Dr Khatib was the Senior Assistant Director General & Director of the Office of Cancer Planning and Public Outreach Programs at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Amman- Jordan and He was the acting Director General at King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer(KHIBC), Amman-Jordan
    • He is member of the most important Regional and International Oncology Associations
    • He is the deputy Editor-in-Chief for The Pan Arab Journal of Oncology(PAJO) , member of the Board of the Breast Case Journal and Member Of ASCO and ESMO
  • Jean Marc

    • Senior Clinical Oncologist – Amman, Jordan
    • Secretary General of the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC)
    • President of The Arab Collaborative Hematology and Oncology Group(ACHOG)
    • Former President of Jordan Oncology Society (JOS)
    • Dr Khatib was the Senior Assistant Director General & Director of the Office of Cancer Planning and Public Outreach Programs at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Amman- Jordan and He was the acting Director General at King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer(KHIBC), Amman-Jordan
    • He is member of the most important Regional and International Oncology Associations
    • He is the deputy Editor-in-Chief for The Pan Arab Journal of Oncology(PAJO) , member of the Board of the Breast Case Journal and Member Of ASCO and ESMO
  • Fady Geara

    • Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
    • Founding Director, The Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute (2007-2012)
    • American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    • Founding President; Lebanese Society of Radiation Oncology
    • Associate Editor, Int. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics, USA (1998 – 2013)
    • European Journal of Surgical Oncology UK, (2013-present)
    • Member, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
    • American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    • Radiation Research Society (RRS)
    • European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)
    • Lebanese Cancer Society; Lebanese Society of Radiation Oncology
  • Omalkhair Abulkhair

    • Currently the Chairman of Hematology/Oncology Department in the Specialized Medical Center Hospital – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Assistant Professor in Al Faisal University. She is also currently appointed as Chairman for Breast Cancer Research at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Riyadh.