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Explore the World of Medicine: Public Lecture Series 2017 – Confronting Cancer

16 SEP 2017

Saturday

Time
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue
Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay
Explore the World of Medicine: Public Lecture Series 2017 – Confronting Cancer

To enhance people's understanding on the latest development of cutting-edge medical technology in Hong Kong, and to strengthen the public's knowledge on different health issues as well as enhance their awareness on the prevention of and latest treatments for diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong is co-organising the "Explore the World of Medicine" Public Lecture Series 2017 with the Hong Kong Public Libraries this year.

This is the eleventh consecutive years that this community health education programme has been organised. Comprising a total of eight lectures to be held from March to June and September to December 2017, academics from the Faculty will share their professional knowledge and illustrate their fruits of research in different medical disciplines. 

Details of the lectures are shown as below:

Venue:  Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay

Lectures are conducted in Cantonese.

 

Theme Confronting Cancer​
Topic 1 Immune and Cellular Therapy: The Delicate Relationship between Self Defense Enhancement and Seeking Assistance from Alliance
Speaker

Professor Godfrey Chan Chi-fung

Tsao Yen-Chow Professor in Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Clinical Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Topic 2

Traditional Chinese Medicine Approaches to the Treatment of Cancer (Conducted in Mandarin)

Speaker

Mr Xu Kai

Principal Lecturer, School of Chinese Medicine

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Date: September 16, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00am -12:00nn