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World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer
The Official Partner of the World Congress on GI Cancer
Committed to Advancing Science and Improving Lives
30 June – 3 July 2021 | Virtual

The ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer remains committed to fulfilling its mission of disseminating critical cancer research. In 2021, we are still facing a considerable amount of uncertainty regarding travel safety. To make this year’s Congress more accessible, we will deliver this important education as a virtual experience, over the same dates of 30 June – 3 July 2021. We must continue to come together, no matter the format, and work to better the lives of patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

ESMO World GI Congress 2020

As the premier global gathering in the field, the Congress brings together leading gastroenterology, oncology, pathology, and hepatology experts, clinicians, and surgeons, as well as clinical researchers from across the globe to share pioneering research, approaches, and best practices in treating patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

The program provides all stakeholders with opportunities to learn, debate, discuss, and network in this very active scientific field where recent progress has led to improvements in patient outcomes.

Scientific Sessions
Practice-Changing Days
Who Should Virtually Attend?

The Congress is specifically designed for practicing clinicians dedicated to enhancing their knowledge and advancing the treatment and management of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Medical Oncologists
Radiation Oncologists
Clinical Researchers
Meet the Chairs

Comprised of some of the world’s leading experts in gastrointestinal cancer, the Scientific Committee has developed a comprehensive programme to ensure you learn and discuss the most advanced approaches known today.

Founding Chair
Eric Van Cutsem
Leuven, Belgium
Josep Tabernero
Barcelona, Spain
Vice Chair
Michel Ducreux
Paris, France
"This remains the best GI cancer meeting in Europe and is hugely relevant to my needs."
"This is the best Gastrointestinal Cancer Meeting in Oncology!"
The Scientific Programme

Through didactic lectures, tandem talks, debates, keynote lectures, and selected abstract presentations, the Scientific Programme examines a range of gastrointestinal malignancies and offers a mix of dynamic education and exchange:

Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer of the Bile Ducts
Clinical Trials Methodology and Endpoints
Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Rare Tumors
Liver Malignancies
Prevention of GI Cancer
Molecular Profiling of Colorectal Cancer
Multimodality Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Immunotherapy for GI Cancers
Peritoneal Metastases
Hepatocellular Cancer
Colorectal Cancer

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