Welcome to SIOP ASIA 2019

The 12th SIOP Asia 2019 congress will be held on April 3-6th, 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. SIOP’s vision is that no child should die of cancer and aims to improve and optimize treatments throughout the world.

Eman Alshamsi, MD
Congress President
The 12th SIOP Asia Congress (SIOP Asia 2019)

About SIOP

SIOP is the only global multidisciplinary society entirely devoted to paediatric and adolescent cancer.

Become a SIOP Member

Become a part of SIOP community and connect with other paediatric oncology professionals .

Abu Dhabi

A traditional & modern blend

Abu Dhabi is one of the most modern cities in the world and the largest of all seven emirates of UAE.

The architecture of its contemporary buildings is the finest in the region. Parks, relaxing white sand beaches, urbane sky-scrapers, advanced infrastructure, luxury hotels and shopping malls, scuba diving & fishing excursions and innovative events’ centers & venues provide visitors a unique experience every time.

Indulge in the rich flavored cuisine, discover the old markets or enjoy an exciting desert safari – there is always something for everyone in Abu Dhabi.

Scientific Program Highlights:
  • Global Perspective for Childhood Cancers
  • Leukemia/ Lymphoma
  • Neuro Oncology
  • Case Based Abstracts Presentation
  • Adapted Treatment
  • Solid Tumors
  • Supportive Care
  • Pediatric Oncology Expertise And Challenges In Asia
  • Updates On Prevalent Hematological Disorders

CCI Workshop Program Highlights

4th and 5th April 2019
  • Life After Cancer Treatment: What to Expect and Some Tips for Follow Up Care
  • Initiatives for Supporting Survivors
  • Sharing Survivorship Experiences, From Past to Present to Future
  • Palliative Care and Psychosocial Support
  • Patient, Family and Community Engagement for Better Care
  • Increasing Childhood Cancer Awareness & Mobilizing Support
  • Caring for Caregivers and Carers
  • Mindfulness Interactive Workshops
  • Adult Coloring Therapy

Pre-Congress Workshops

3rd April 2019

Research Methodology and publication:


  • Opportunities for participants to share current research questions / approaches, develop search strategies, and get live feedback
  • Breakout sessions for smaller groups for effective understanding and learning
  • Pre workshop toolkit for the workshop pre-registrants

Local Control Of Abdominal Tumors:


Great Learning Experience by Case Based and Interactive Discussion Sessions With Famous Pediatric Oncologic Surgeons, and Radiation Oncologists And Pediatric Surgeons on Neuroblastoma, Wilms Tumor, Germ Cell Tumors and Hepatoblastoma

Important Dates

04 March 2019

Final program announcement

19 March 2019

Standard registration deadline

24 March 2019

CME announcement

03 April 2019

SIOP Asia 2019 Live!

Who Should Attend

  • Pediatric Oncologists
  • Pediatric Hematologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Pediatric Surgeons
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Scientists
  • Researchers
  • Allied Health Professionals involved in pediatric oncology
  • Medical students/Residents / Fellows

12th SIOP Asia 2019 congress is taking place in
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center (ADNEC)

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