Gastrointestinal Oncology: Current Practice and Controversies in the era of personalized medicine

29 Noviembre 2017 - 01 December 2017
Jornada científica

Meeting directors:

  • Dr. Santiago González-Moreno · MD Anderson Cancer Center Madrid, Spain
  • Dr. Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas · The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA


The goal of this conference is to provide the most current information regarding
patient-centered, research-driven, multidisciplinary cancer care, by world-renowned
opinion leaders through a scientific program of the highest quality and interest.

Target audience:

Attending physicians and physicians in training (including medical oncologists,
pathologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, general and gastrointestinal
surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists), senior medical students, nurses, patient
advocates and allied health professionals interested in the management of patients
with gastrointestinal malignancies.

Educational objectives:

Provide an update in the current multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal
malignancies (esophageal, gastric, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and colorectal).
Showcase the most significant clinical and translational research in the field of
gastrointestinal oncology.
Address controversies in the management of gastrointestinal malignancies in a
dynamic and interactive fashion.
Discuss difficult real-practice patient cases within a multidisciplinary panel,
allowing for audience interaction.
Generate succinct and clear take-home messages for each disease site.

Key topics:

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Hepatobiliary cancer
  • Hereditary gastrointestinal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Peritoneal surface oncology
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Molecular pathology in GI cancers
  • Liver cancer
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumors

Educational methods:

  • Keynote lectures
  • Oxford-style debates
  • Multidisciplinary scientific symposia and panel discussions
  • Multidisciplinary tumor boards
  • Interactive audience participation and voting
  • Surgical film festival
  • Oncologic nursing-specific sessions

Further information and Registration

Inscripción abierta hasta el: 
26 Noviembre

Médicos directores del evento

Director Médico de MD Anderson Cancer Center Madrid Jefe de Servicio de Cirugía Digestiva / Oncología Quirúrgica Digestiva Coordinador del área Quirúrgica Responsable del Programa de Oncología Peritoneal

Lugar de celebración

Novotel Madrid Center Hotel****
O'Donnell, 53
28009 Madrid, Spain