Date : 30-08-2019
NUCLEOCON 2019 – “Theranostics: A New Horizon in Nuclear Medicine Conducted by Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt
Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi in collaboration with Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians of India (ANMPI) conducted a two day CME, titled Nucleocon 2019 and themed “Theranostics: A New Horizon in Nuclear Medicine” on 30 and 31 Aug 19. The venue of the CME was the magnificent Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt. The conference was attended by over 104 delegates. The CME was recognised by the Delhi Medical Council and accredited 10 credit hours. The highlight of CME was the plenary lecture by Dr CS Bal, Professor and Head, Department of Nuclear Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi who dwelled upon the journey of Theranostics and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine in India. The CME was inaugurated by Air Marshal Rajan Singh Grewal, AVSM, VSM, PHS, Director General of Medical Services (Air). The academic programme comprised of eight scientific sessions covering all the facets of Theranostics including its application in Neuroendocrine tumours, differentiated thyroid cancer, prostate cancer, haemato-oncological malignancies, CNS and PNS malignancies and recent advances. The academic feast was complemented with a banquet programme on 30 Aug 2019. The CME programme saw the participation of various doyens of Nuclear Medicine including Dr Ishita Sen, President ANMPI, Dr. Baljinder Singh, President (Elect) SNMI, Dr Partha S Chouhury, President (Elect) WARMTH, Dr. Sanjay Gambhir, Prof and Head (Nuclear Medicine) SGPGI, Dr A K Mishra, INMAS. Apart from Nuclear Medicine physicians, the CME saw participation from Oncologists and Oncosurgeons from both Armed Forces and civilian backgrounds. The CME culminated with a lecture on Medical ethics and documentation conducted by Dr Girish Tyagi, Registrar Delhi Medical Council.