National Oncology Congress

National Oncology CongressNational Oncology Congress

The 10th annual national congress of clinical oncology will be held on November 11-13 in Shiraz, Fars Province. Specialists and experts from Iran, the US, Spain and Germany will attend the congress, said Dr Hossein Fudazi, board member of the Iranian Society of Radiation Oncology. According to a recent study by the association, there is need for 6,000 new in-patient hospital beds for cancer patients, he said. Currently many patients are on state-run hospital waiting lists to receive treatment, IRNA reported.