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The Executive Board of AMAAC 

 Sami Khatib

Sami Khatib MD (Jordan)

AMAAC Secretory General

Senior Clinical Oncologist – Amman, Jordan. Graduated from Barcelona, Spain in 1982. Secretary General of the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC). President of The Arab Collaborative Hematology and Oncology Group (ACHOG). Former President of Jordan Oncology Society (JOS). Dr Khatib was the Senior Assistant Director General & Director of the Office of Cancer Planning and Public Outreach Programs at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Amman- Jordan and He was the acting Director General at King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer (KHIBC), Amman-Jordan. Dr Khatib gave many lectures in Local, Regional and International Oncology Conferences. He is member of the most important Regional and International Oncology Associations. He is the deputy Editor-in-Chief for The Pan Arab Journal of Oncology(PAJO) and member of the Board of the Breast Case Journal

Saeed Al Natour

Said Al-Natour MD (Jordan)

AMAAC Associate Secretory General for Financial Affairs





Khaled Al-Saleh MD (Kwait)

AMAAC Associate Secretory General for Prevention, Screening, Awareness and Palliative Affairs


Adda Bounedjar MD (Algeria)

AMAAC Associate Secretory Communication Affairs

Adda BOUNEDJAR is Chairman of Medical Oncology Department CHU Frantz Fanon BLIDA ALGERIA. He is Professor of Medical Oncology at Blida 1 University. He is President of Algerian Society of Training and Research in Oncology (SAFRO) And Vice president of Arab Medical Association against Cancer (AMAAC). He is member in MENA-NCCN steering committee and in ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Advisory and he is also member of several international research group and scientific societies ( ACHOG, ICRG, saint paul, AMCI, BGICC, ASCO, ESMO,…).he published some publications in international journals.

 Mostafa Elserafi

Mostafa Elsearafi MD (Egypt)

AMAAC Associate Secretory Scientific Affairs

 After his graduation from school of medicine Cairo University in 1969 he had joint the department of surgical pathology at NCI for two years his interest in medical oncology had attracted him to work as a resident in general medicine and medical oncology for three years and gained a diploma in medicine from the same university. He was appointed as fellow at the university of Kansas medical center at USA for two years. Upon his return to Egypt he got Doctoral degree in medicine from Cairo University He was the NCI representative at the GI group of EORTC and shared several important trails with the group. He was elected as chairman for the Mediterranean Oncolgy Society for three years He also had chaired the department of medical oncology at NCI for 9 years and currently the elected president of the Egyptian Cancer Society since 2008 Prof El serafi had several publication on different peer reviewed journal and had supervised more than 30 PHD and MS thesis.



Hamouda Bousen MD (Tunisia)

AMAAC Associate Secretory JAMAAC Affairs








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Marwan Ghosn MD (Lebanon)

Pan Arab Journal of Oncology (PAJO) Editor in Chief

 Professor and Chairman of the Hematology - Oncology Department at Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine in Beirut.Professor Marwan Ghosn acquired his medical degree and his post graduate expertise in Hematology and Oncology from Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, in Beirut, Lebanon as well as from the University of Paris XI – Kremlin- Bicêtre and Institut Gustave, Roussy Cancer Center in Villejuif, France.He is the Director of the Hematology – Oncology Post Graduate Program and the Chairman of the Hematology - Oncology Department at Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine in Beirut.He acquired a Master in Hospital and Health Management from The Higher School of Business, ESA, in Beirut and a Master in the Quality Management of Units for Care Production (MUPS) from the University of Paris VII, Denis Diderot, and France.He is currently the Director of the Cancer Center and the Head of Hematology & Oncology Division at Clemenceau Medical Center, affiliated with Johns Hopkins International Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH), The European Hematology Association (EHA), the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC). He is author and co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He also published and gave an extensive number of communications, posters and abstracts at regional and international meetings, as well as several chapters in books in the field of Medical Oncology and Health Care Management. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the “Pan Arab Journal of Oncology” (PAJO) edited by the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) and has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of the “Cancer Letter” edited by the Lebanese Cancer Society. Professor Ghosn has special interests in multiple areas including leadership in conducting research and clinical trials in multiple solid tumors. He has an expertise in breast cancer, urologic cancers, gastrointestinal tumors, geriatric oncology domain as well as in patients’ safety and Quality in Healthcare.


Atef Badran MD (Egypt)

AMAAC Director