The Lung Cancer Academy was established on October 5, 2013 under the Saudi Lung Cancer Institution (SLCA) of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS).
To lead the educational and training activities of health care professionals in thoracic oncology field including screening and prevention, diagnosis, management and research.
To become a regional and international leader in health care professional training and development in the field of Thoracic Oncology.
Leadership and Faculty
Prof. Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, Oncology Department
National Guard Health Affairs
Prof. Khalid Al-Kattan, MD
Dean, College of Medicine
Faculty: Founding faculty members attended meeting on October 5, 2013. More Faculty will be joining based on interest and expertise.
|Dr. Abdul Rahman Jazieh||Adult Medical Oncology||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Khaled Al Kattan||Thoracic Surgery||Al Faisal University|
|Dr. Ashwaq Al Olayan||Adult Medical Oncology||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Sarah Al Ghanem||Medical Imaging||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Ahmed Bamousa||Thoracic Surgery||Prince Sultan Military Medical City|
|Dr. Foad Al Dayel||Pathology||King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center|
|Dr. Hana Bamefleh||Pathology||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Azzam Khankan||Medical Imaging||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Shukri Loutfi||Medical Imaging||King Abdulaziz Medical City|
|Dr. Mahmoud El-Foudeh||Palliative Care||King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center|
Main Planned Activities:
1. Educational modules for all health care professionals including primary care physicians
2. Educational modules for all subspecialties involved in the management of lung cancer (pulmonary, imaging, interventional radiology, pathology, surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology and palliative care)
3. Courses for physicians-in-training from related specialties Topics will be covered including: prevention, screening, diagnosis and workup, management, palliation, research and evidence based medicine.