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27th Feb 2019

Dubai Medical College for Girls contributes to the Second Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Conference in UAE by a Poster presentation

The Second Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Conference was held in Dubai from 21-23 February 2019 in the Conrad Hotel. The conference is co-sponsored by the UAE Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Over three days, expert speakers from different specialties all over the world have discussed the up-to-date management of breast cancer regarding screening, diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Riham Ahmed Ibrahim, assistant professor of Pathology in DMCG contributed to the conference by a poster of an abstract entitled “Tumor-to-tumor metastasis from invasive lobular carcinoma to ovarian cystadenoma: The first report”. The abstract aimed at reporting a very rare case of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast that metastasized to ovarian cystadenoma present in the patient’s right ovary. The case was diagnosed by histopathologic assessment and confirmed by immunohistochemical evaluation. A certificate of appreciation was awarded to dr. Riham for the contribution.