Christie CPOC Team Honored by HRH Princess Ghida Talal of Jordan

The Christie Colorectal and Peritoneal Oncology Centre (CPOC) Team represented by Mr. Omer Aziz and Professor Sarah O’Dwyer were honoured recently by Her Royal Highness Princess Ghida Talal of Jordan for their efforts establishing cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) at The King Hussein Cancer Centre in Amman Jordan.

Since Professor O’Dwyer and Mr. Aziz performed the first two procedures in Jordan with the KHCC team, they have gone on to perform another ten cases. The Christie CPOC is continuing this relationship by offering educational support and oversight of the program in Jordan as well as looking to set up virtual MDT case discussions through the Christie International Team. As Part of this, The Christie CPOC team including Dr. Rohit Kochhar (consultant radiologist) were also there to launch the KHCC’s first surgical oncology conference in Amman Jordan, contributing to the discussions on treatment of patients with advanced colorectal cancer in the Middle East.