Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to ASCO Direct Current Update 2017, which will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jeddah, KSA,
on 24-25 November 2017.

This two days intensive program has been selected from the most recent congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology,
(2017 ASCO Annual Meeting), which was held in Chicago, 2-6 June 2017.

In this event, the scientific committee aims is to provide an attractive scientific program with enhanced scientific content to provide the latest developments, medical advances, cutting edge and breakthroughs in Immuno-Oncology, Lung Cancer, and some other selected oncology topics. In this year’s program you will find the latest updates from ASCO2017, including but not limited to:

  • Recent advances in Management of Early Stage Lung Cancer
  • Immuno-Oncology in Lung Cancer
  • Management of EGFRmut and ALK Translocations
  • New targets and New Therapies of Lung Cancer
  • Recent Advances in Immuno-Oncology
  • Immuno-Oncology in GastroIntestinal Malignancies
  • Immuno-Oncology in Genitourinary Malignancies
  • Immuno-Oncology in Hematological Malignancies
  • Immuno-Oncology in Other Solid Tumors

We hope that you will find the symposium very productive and helpful and we would appreciate all your comments and feedback.

The Scientific/ Organizing Committee of ASCO Direct Current Update 2017 look forward to welcoming you at the meeting.

Thank you and Best Regards,

Prof. Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, ASCO Direct Current Update 2017 (ASCO2017)
Chairman, Saudi Lung Cancer Association/ Lung Cancer Academy
Chairman, Oncology Department
Professor, King Saud University for Health Sciences
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC)
King Abdullah Specialized Children’s Hospital (KASCH)
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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