Local doctors and nurses and international experts on cancer have gathered in Hue city, central Thua Thien-Hue province, to share experience in diagnosis and treatment and care for patients.

The August 29 workshop, held by Hue General Hospital in collaboration with the American Society of Clinical (ASOC) Oncology, underscored subjects on digestive, breast and gynecological cancer.

Latest therapies, achievements, as well as new medicines in treatment were introduced at the event.

Hue General Hospital is well-known for its achievements in laparoscopic colon surgery, targeted molecular therapy, conserve and aesthetic surgery in breast cancer.

The hospital has opened training courses on laparoscopic colon surgery for doctors from Singapore, Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Earlier on August 27-28, a training course on cancer was held for doctors and nurses nationwide with the participation of specialists from Hue General Hospital, the ASOC and the University of Hue Medicine.-VNA