Palliative care discussed at the 11th Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium in Pakistan

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The palliative care session was chaired by Haroon Hafeez from Luton and Dunstable University Hospital in the UK and Moeen ul Haq from Al Razi  Healthcare, Lahore. 

Topics covered in the session included: 

  • Breaking bad news 
  • Breakthrough pain in cancer 
  • Palliative sedation 
  • Education and training in palliative care 
  • Tele medicine in palliative care 

The conference, attended by more than 1500 delegates from around the world was opened by Imran Khan, chairman of the board of governors, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust. Almost 150 speakers from Pakistan and around the world presented research papers.

Read more about the conference on The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre’s Facebook page.

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