Regional Paediatric Oncology Conference (REPOC) 2014

8-Mar-2014 to 9-Mar-2014

The Regional Paediatric Oncology Conference organised on 8th and 9th March 2014, jointly by Regional cancer centre and the department of Paediatric Surgery on the occasion of the JIPMER golden Jubilee year was concluded successfully. The conference was attended by about 120 delegates and around 20 national faculties of various specialities (Paediatricians, Radiotherapy, Medical Oncology and Paediatric Surgery) from institutes like AIIMS New Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, TMH Mumbai, Adyar Cancer Institute Chennai, Apollo Children hospital Chennai and CMC & Hospital Vellore. The conference was inaugurated by chief guest Dr K R Sethuraman (Vice Chancellor, Balaji Vidyapeeth University) in the presence of Dr S Mahadevan (Dean, JIPMER), Dr J Balachander (Medical Superintendent, JIPMER) and Dr K S Reddy (Director, RCC JIPMER).

The theme of the   conference was universal access to childhood cancer. Didactic lectures by national faculties and interactive discussions on common Paediatric malignancies for post graduate residents of Paediatrics, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiotherapy, Paediatric Surgery and Pathology were highlights of the conference. There was in depth discussions on all aspects of paediatric solid tumours (Wilms’ tumour, neuroblastoma, soft tissue sarcomas and CNS tumors) and hematologic malignancies (lymphoma and leukaemia) with an emphasis on the challenges encountered in their everyday management There were sessions for free paper presentations and poster presentations to motivate postgraduates for academics. The best oral presentation on free paper presentation was awarded to Sunitha Kodidela, PhD Scholar from JIPMER and three best poster presentations awarded to Dr P V Jeyanth Post graduate from Sri Ramchandra University, Chennai; Dr Biswajit Dey, Post gradute from department of Pathology, JIPMER and Dr Jhansi R A, Post Graduate student from department of Pathology, JIPMER. I on behalf of organizing committee would like to thank our Director Prof Dr T S Ravikumar for all his support and encouragements and Dr K S Reddy and Dr S Jagdish for their constant support. In addition I would like congratulate all the members of the organizing committee for having conducted a successful conference.

                                                                                    Organising team

Dr Bibekanand Jindal,  Dr Biswajit Dubashi                             Dr Bikash K Naredi,  Dr Smita Kayal,  Dr Gunaselan K

Contact Details:
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