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Infectious Agents and Cancer Journal

Infectious Agents and Cancer Journal AORTIC is affiliated with Infectious Agents and Cancer, an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal published by BMC, that encompasses all aspects of basic, clinical, epidemiological and translational research providing an insight into the association between chronic infections and cancer. The journal welcomes submissions in the pathogen-related cancer areas and

AORTIC PALOP III Conference

AORTIC PALOP III Conference: Efficiency & Equity for Universal Health Care Coverage Praia, Cabo Verde 11 – 13 June 2018 150 attendees from Brazil, Senegal, Portugal, Cabo Verde, Angola & Mozambique gathered together to discuss the challenges & possible solutions in the PALOP countries.  Patronised by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Arlindo

Sudan 2nd International Conference on Breast Cancer

Sudan 2nd International Conference on Breast Cancer 23-25 February 2018 The conference focused on the discussion of current diagnostic issues and management of breast cancer, including reconstructive surgery. At the end of the conference a focus group considered and recommended African and country-based guidelines for pathology reporting, data management and care of breast cancer

West African College of Surgeons (WACS) 2018

West African College of Surgeons (WACS) 2018Banjul, The Gambia 25 February – 2 March 2018Click edit button to change this text.58th Scientific Meeting of WACS. Theme of the Meeting: Global Surgery Implementation for West Africa. Sub Themes: “Health Care Financing Innovations for training and Human Development of Human Resource for Health in West Africa.”-           Health

James F. Holland, M.D

James F. Holland, M.D AORTIC is saddened to learn of the passing of one of its Founders, James F. Holland, M.D, on March 22, 2018. Dr James Holland, together with his wife Dr Jimmie Holland, nurtured AORTIC to promote cancer control and palliation in Africa for more than 25 years. He will be sorely

AORTIC North America Meeting @ AACR

AORTIC North America Meeting @ AACRThe AORTIC meeting at AACR took place on Sunday April 2nd 2017between 5:30 to 8:30 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Centre.The program objective was discuss/propose strategies to overcome the infrastructure and human capacity challenges of conducting basic, translational, and health services research in Africa. Another objective was to provide

AACR-AORTIC Research Workshop

AACR-AORTIC Research Workshop January 17-18, 2017, Cape Town AORTIC and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) partnered to present a Workshop on “Capacity Building for Cancer Research in Africa” in Cape Town, from January 17-18, 2017. The two organizations joined efforts to present a workshop designed to facilitate improved expertise, resources, and infrastructure that

AORTIC-ASCO Meeting

AORTIC-ASCO Meeting June 4th, 2016, 6 to 9:30 pm, Hilton Chicago AORTIC Road Map to Cancer control in Africa: Strengthening AORTIC North America. Strengthening Partnership and Collaboration The AORTIC ASCO 2016 meeting took place on June 4th during the Annual ASCO meeting in Chicago . The meeting was entitled AORTIC Road Map to Cancer control

AORTIC North America Meeting @ AACR

AORTIC North America Meeting @ AACR 16 April 2016, New Orleans The AORTIC AACR 2016 meeting took place on April 16th, 2016 in New Orleans during the Annual AACR meeting. The meeting was entitled “Overcoming Cancer Research Challenges in Africa: New Realities, New Vision”. The program objectives were to discuss/propose strategies to overcome the infrastructure