From June 27-30, 2012 the 14th ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer took place in Barcelona, Spain. This Congress is the premier global event in the field, encompassing malignancies affecting every component of the gastrointestinal tract and aspects related to the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer, including screening, diagnosis and the latest management options for common and uncommon tumours. It has been endorsed by leading professional societies and organizations, including ESDO.
ESDO´s activities at the 14th WCGIC were multifarious:
From June 27-30, ESDO invited everyone to stop by at our joint UEG-ESDO booth to chat, to catch up on cancer related topics or to learn more about upcoming ESDO events & activities.
On June 27, ESDO held a joint Expert Discussion on locally advanced pancreatic cancer together with the European Society for Medical Oncology, ESMO. It was a spirited and productive meeting of multidisciplinary experts, focussing on living causes in the field of locally advanced pancreatic cancer. You will receive an alert upon publication on the output of this exciting ESDO-ESMO Expert Meeting in due time.
On June 28, ESDO held its Business Meetings onsite at the 14th World Congress on GI Cancer. ESDO President, Eric Van Cutsem welcomed all participants to the 4th ESDO General Assembly Meeting. In particular, he was appreciative to welcome representatives of ESDO National Society Members (Romania, Serbia, Czech Republic and Belgium). ESDO Secretary General, Wolff Schmiegel reported on ESDO´s state of affairs and future activities. You will be able to download his report and the minutes of the meeting at the restricted member´s area on the website shortly. Please do not hesitate to contact the ESDO Office in case you have forgotten your personal login data. We will be happy to resend them to you.