26th International Conference on Chelation -
A Landmark on Chelation Science and Medicine

5th International Conference on Oncology and Anticancer Research
8th International Conference RAHMS: Recent Advances in
Health and Medical Sciences
Paphos, Cyprus: 25-31st May, 2017



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Time Table of the Preliminary Programme

Thursday, 25th May: Registration, Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception
Friday, 26th May: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions. Social Program
Saturday, 27th May: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions. Social Program
Sunday, 28th May: Morning Scientific Sessions. Afternoon - Excursion
Monday, 29th May: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions. Social Program
Tuesday, 30th May: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions. Social Program
Wednesday, 31st: Morning: Scientific Sessions. Midday: Closing Ceremony

Preliminary Scientific Programme of the Three International Conferences

The preliminary programme is based on the topics specified by the Provisional International Scientific Committees of the 26th ICOC, 8th RAHMS, 5th ICOAR and symposia in preparation, the Local Organising and Scientific Committee and proposals by colleagues who have contacted the organisers. The final programme will be organised based on the abstracts submitted and the response of other colleagues joining the conferences. Late abstracts will mainly be considered for poster presentations.The final programme will be released following the deadline of submission of abstracts and the selection of oral and poster presentations. All the presentations selected for the final programme will require the prior submission of an abstract.


Symposia submitted so far include Recent Advances in
a) Oncology and Anticancer Research. Cancer Pathology
b) Diabetes
c) Free Radicals and Antioxidants
d) Thalassaemia and other Haemoglobinopathies
e) Chelation Therapy. Chelating drugs
f) Neurodegenerative diseases
g) Nutrition and food sciences
h) Neurodegenerative, Heart, Kidney, Liver and other diseases
i) Drug Design, Development and Use
k) Medical Ethics, Controversies in Medicine, Orphan Diseases
l) Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Science, Technology, Environment and Medicine

Provisional Titles of Submitted Presentations

5th Recent Advances in Oncology and Anticancer Research (5th ICOAR)
8th Recent Advances in Health and Medical Sciences (8th RAHMS)
26th International Conference on Chelation (26th ICOC)

Abayomy July C Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Education, Health & Community, Liverpool, UK
(The experiences of midwives regarding caring for pregnant women with obesity)

Andronicou Anna Maria et al Liverpool John Moores Univ, Faculty of Education, Health & Community, Liverpool, UK
(A review of the dietary management of leukopenia)

Constantinidou Anastasia Oncology/Haematology, Medical School, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
(Cancer therapy in the era of personalized medicine)

Dietis Nikolas Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
(Successful drug repurposing: examples and future prospects)

Efstathiou Litsa Postgraduate Research Institute, Science, Technology, Environment and Medicine, Limassol, Cyprus
(1). Daily use of carob as for the prevention and reduction of the high incidence of colorectal and possibly other cancers. (2) The ownership of small domestic kitchen appliances and the effect of their usage on the nutrient intake of females in UK and Cyprus)

Hazavehei Seyed M M School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan , Iran
(Trend of Regular physical activity changing among the girls ages 10 to 16 years old)

Hsu Seng-Feng Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
(The treatment of additional Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) compared with conventional therapy in chronic periodontitis patients)

Iriti Marcello Dipt di Produzione Vegetale, Univ degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
(Phytochemical analysis and biological activities of Achillea moschata, a case study of Alpine ethnobotany)

Janssen Hayley Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Education, Health & Community, Liverpool, UK
(Dietary patterns of takeaway food consumers and associations with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors)

Kolnagou Annita et al. Thalassaemia Unit, Paphos General Hospital and PRI, Paphos, Cyprus
(1). Prevention of iron overload and maintenance of normal iron stores in thalassaemia major patients. (2). New monitoring methods of iron overload and chelating drug toxicity in thalassaemia patients with iron overload and normal iron stores)

Kontoghiorghe Christina N et al. Postgraduate Research Institute (PRI), Limassol, Cyprus and London, UK
(1) Personalised chelation therapy in iron overload in thalassaemia.(2) Dietary and pharmacological control of iron absorption).

Kontoghiorghes George J et al. Postgrad. Res. Instit., Science, Technology, Environ. Medicine, Limassol, Cyprus
(1). Thirty years of clinical use of Deferiprone: A breakthrough in drug development and medicine (2). Chelator/antioxidant targeting for the prevention and treatment of cancer. (3) Lawsuits for Novartis of US $ 3.5 billions by the US government regarding deferasirox and mycophenolic acid: investigations for bribes and other irregularities in Greece, China, Japan, South Korea, Turkey and other countries.

Kontos Michael( Medical School University of Athens,. Athens, Greece)
(Advances in breast cancer surgery)

Kruchinina Margarita et al. Federal State Budgetary Instit Internal and Preventive Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia.
(1) Noninvasive diagnosis of colorectal cancer with serum surface Raman spectroscopy, silicon-on-insulator nanowire transistors. (2) «Alert markers» of recurrent strokes: the possibility of application of hemorheological parameters)

Liang Hao-Hsun Graduate Institute Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
(Two different wavelength low-level laser therapy of ST36 as an alternative way to release the pain in an animal model)

Makris Konstantinos Dept of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
(Influence of circadian rhythm in the diurnal patterns of xenobiotics metabolism in humans: Public health Implications)

Richardson Des R et al. Cancer Cell Biology, Dept Pathology Bosch Institute, University Sydney, Sydney, Australia
(1) An integrated nitric oxide storage and transport system that protects activated macrophages from its endogenous cytotoxicity.(2) Overcoming P-glycoprotein-mediated drug resistance: novel combination therapy that releases stored doxorubicin from lysosomes via lysosomal permeabilization using Dp44mT or DpC. (3) Novel thiosemicarbazones inhibit Lysine-Rich CEACAM1 Co-isolated (LYRIC) and the LYRIC-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition via up-regulation of N-Myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1). (4) A novel class of thiosemicarbazones show multi-functional activity for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease).

Theodorou Marilena Klinikum rechts der Isar Technical Univ of Munich, Germany and European University Cyprus
(1) Acustic neurinoma and stereotactic radiotherapy. (2) Advances in volumetric modulated arc therapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy technique and 3D-conformal radiation for Lymphomas)

Theoharides C Theoharis Pharmacol / Internal Medicine, Tufts Univ School Medicine, Boston, USA (In preparation)

Timoshnikov Viktor Institute Chemical Kinetics and Combustion and Novosibirsk State University, Russia
(Influence of Deferiprone on redox reactions with Fe and Cu ions)

Webb Richard Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Education, Health & Community, Liverpool, UK
( Lipoprotein quality in intensively controlled type 1 diabetes: Any relationship with nutrition ?)

Round Table Discussions Special Feature Sessions and other Participation

Introduction to events related to Paphos as the EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2017.
Introduction to Cyprus Geology, Flora, Fauna and Environmental measures: Troodos Geopark and Eco Centre at Episkopi.
Patients and Doctors Questions and Answer Sessions: Thalassaemia, Cancer, Obesity and other diseases.
World Health Issues: Drug development and availability to patiens, Malnutrition, Personalised Medicine etc.
The influence of commerce on patient care and safety: The responsibility of governments authorities, journal publishers and editors.