PARSGO

IGCS welcomes seventy-six gynecologic oncology specialists, surgeons, researchers, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists from the Pan-Arabian Research Society for Gynecologic Oncology  as Strategic Alliance Partner Members of the IGCS.

 

About PARSGO

PARSGO’s professional interest is in the prevention, treatment, and research of gynecological cancers from centers across the Arab world.

PARSGO members are from centers within the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Oman, UAE, Palestine, Qatar, Yemen, Saudi, Egypt, Iraq, Djibouti, Somalia, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya and Comoro Islands. Members also include gynecologic oncology professionals of Arabic heritage who practice in other parts of the world but are committed to the PARSGO mission.

Pan-Arabian Research Society for Gynecologic Oncology

PARSGO was established only a year ago on Oct. 30, 2016. As a new society, IGCS is looking forward to assisting PARSGO with their primary goals. As a non-political and not-for-profit association, PARSGO’s mission is to promote the health and well-being of women with gynecological cancers, to promote and facilitate collaborative research and to achieve high standards of professional care in gynecologic oncology.

PARSGO MISSION INCLUDES:

To promote and facilitate collaborative research into the following aspects of gynecological oncology:

  • Healthcare Services
  • Prevention
  • Early detection and screening
  • Diagnosis
  • Management
  • Cancer care

To achieve high standards of professional care in gynecologic oncology in the Arab world through:

  • Educational activities including academic and clinical exchange programs within the Arab countries, Europe and worldwide
  • Training of professionals treating gynecological cancers and establishing a process for certification
  • Setting up multidisciplinary standards of care for women with gynecological cancer
  • Promoting communication with other scientific and professional organisations involved in the treatment of women with gynecological cancer in the Arab countries, Europe and worldwide
PARSGO Leadership

President
Prof. Dr. med. Jalid Sehouli
Director, Department of Gynecology with Center for Oncological Surgery,
Head, European Competence Center for Ovarian Cancer,
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
Campus Virchow-Klinikum and Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin (Germany)

Vice President
Prof. Adnan Munkarah MD
Chairman, Women’s Health Services, Henry Ford Health System,
Charles and Elizabeth Patterson Chair in Gynecologic Oncology,
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University,
Detroit, MI (USA)

Executive Officer
Dr. Sara Nasser, MRCOG
Gynecologic Oncology, Imperial College NHS Truts, London (UK)
Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin (Germany)

Treasurer
Prof. Hani Gabra, MD, PhD
Head, Medical Oncology,
Director, Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre,
Chair, Cancer Research Committee,
Imperial College NHS Trust, London (UK)

Executive Council Member
Prof. David Atallah, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital,
Saint Joseph University,
Beirut (Lebanon)

Executive Council Member
Prof. Mustapha Benhessou, MD, PhD
Gynecologic Oncology, CHU Ibn Rochd Hospital,
Casablanca (Morocco)

 

Additional Information

Visit the PARSGO Website for more information.

First International Focus Workshop on Ovarian and Cervical Cancer
April 6-7, 2018
Marrakech, Morocco

Contact at the Pan-Arabian Research Society for Gynecologic Oncology

Executive Officer
Dr. Sara Nasser, MRCOG
Gynecologic Oncology, Imperial College NHS Truts, London (UK)
Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin (Germany)
e-mail: sara.nasser@doctors.org.uk