Cerca de 60% dos doentes com cancro de cabeça e pescoço são diagnosticados numa fase avançada com uma esperança média de vida de apenas cinco anos. Quando este tipo de cancro é diagnosticado em fase inicial, tem uma probabilidade de cura de 90% com cirurgia ou radioterapia. Esta foi uma das mensagens que a Dr.ª Ana Castro transmitiu na abertura da 7.ª Semana Europeia de Luta Contra o Cancro de Cabeça e Pescoço. Assista à entrevista da presidente do Grupo de Estudos de Cancro de Cabeça e Pescoço (GECCP).
At the end of her mandate as president of the IAAS, Dr. Beverly K. Philip describes the 13th edition of International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery Congress as one of the best IAAS congresses ever organized. Happy with the "outstanding program", the quality and friendliness of the environment but "more importantly, the quality of the education", she gives an overview of the last three days in Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, in the interview below.
In an interview, Prof. Doug McWhinnie, president-elect of the IAAS for the 2019-2021 biennium, speaks about the growing importance of IAAS as an organization and the impact of the ongoing educational programs in countries in Eastern Europe and Africa. Describing himself not necessarily as the president but as the "caretaker" of the organization, he discloses some of the plans for incoming years. Learn more details watching the interview below.
On the second day of the 13th IAAS Congress in Porto, Dr. Jan Eshuis, anaesthesiologist at Amsterdam University, moderated a session on the topic of Ambulatory Surgery for the diabetic patient. In his opinion, this is probably the best approach for patients with well-regulated diabetes, since it causes very little disruption in their daily routines, antidiabetic medications and meal plans. Watch below the full interview.