LAHORE - The 9th Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Symposium will be held at a local hotel on November 26 28. Theme of the symposium, this year, is Global Problems Local Solution. This symposium is accredited by the American Academy of Continual Medical Education [AACME] to provide continuing medical education for physicians. A panel of experts from Asia, Europe and the United States will participate in the symposium and give lectures on state-of-the-art treatment and diagnosis in the field of oncology. There will be special scientific sessions on breast cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, urological cancer. , gastrointestinal cancer, gynaecological cancer, haematological malignancies, paediatric tumors, palliative care, basic cancer research, cancer nursing beside poster presentations. Recognizing the important role that palliative care and oncology nursing has to offer for cancer patients, a full-day programme will be devoted to these subjects during the symposium. This programme will focus on common cancers and is expected to be educational, informative, and interesting.