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Upgrade Oncology: Medical Oncology Training Program

A capacity development program focused on improving cancer treatment and care through the provision of medical oncology training, update/top-up trainings, development of a medical oncology curriculum, review and domestication of the treatment guidelines for better cancer care in Nigeria.
When Aug 15, 2018 08:00 AM to
Aug 21, 2018 05:00 PM
Where ADB Hall, AUST, Km 10 Airport Road, Galadimawa, Abuja, F.C.T.
Attendees Dr. Tracey O-Connor, MD
Dr. Mike G. Martin, MD
Dr. M.O Nwaneri, MD
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An initiative of Project Pink Blue – Health & Psychological Trust Centre (, funded by the US Mission in Nigeria and implemented in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Breast Cancer Management
  • Prostate Cancer Management
  • Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL)
  • Hodgins Lymphoma, Pancreatic cancer, Colo-rectal
  • Cancer
  • gastro-esophageal cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Principles of IO,Supportive Care
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Targeted therapy
  • Principles of Chemotherapy,
  • Principles of Oncogenesis,
  • Principles of antihormonal therapy


Faculty: (Fulbright Specialists)

Dr. Tracey O-Connor, MD
Medical Oncologist & Associate Professor,
Rosswell Park Cancer Institute and Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,
State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA

Dr. Mike G. Martin, MD
Medical Oncologist & Associate Professor of Medicine
West Cancer Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA

Principal Project Lead
Dr. M.O Nwaneri, MD
Medical Oncologist & Associate Professor, Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Medical Director, Iowa Oncology Network,
University of Iowa Health care (UIHC), Iowa City, Iowa


Professor Kingston Nyamapfene
African University of Science and Technology

Participants: Selected Medical Oncologist in Nigeria