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Dr. Sana Al-Sukhun

Dr. Sana Al-Sukhun

Adjunct Professor of Medical Oncology and Past President of The Jordanian Oncology Society. Amman, Jordan

Biography

Dr. Al Sukhun is Adjunct Professor of Medical Oncology and immediate past President of the Jordanian Oncology Society being the first female doctor to be elected to chair an oncology society in the Middle East.  She is actively involved in numerous professional organizations including the European and American Societies of Medical Oncology ( ESMO & ASCO).

Dr. Al Sukhun helped to establish the National Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Program in Jordan, contributed to the 2014 UICC review of the World Health Organizations (WHO) Model List of Essential Medicines for cancer and is currently involved in reviewing National Cancer Control Plans submitted to WHO. She is the recipient of multiple national and regional awards including the “ Distinguished Woman Physician Leader” award from SIGI and the “AMAAC Recognition Award” for supporting oncology education and awareness in the Arab region.