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20th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer

Barcelona International Convention Centre | Barcelona, SPAIN
From 230 to 700 EUR
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Title: 20th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Dates: From Jun, 20, 2018 to Jun, 23, 2018
Location: Barcelona, SPAIN
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 230 to 700 EUR
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Event Venue:

Barcelona International Convention Centre

Barcelona, SPAIN Visit the Venue to read more
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Join your international colleagues in celebrating more than 2 decades of groundbreaking research and innovation at the 20th anniversary ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer. As the premier global event in the field, the ESMO World GI Congress brings together leading experts, Oncology professionals and researchers from across the globe to share pioneering research, innovations, and best practices in treating patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.

The ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer represents an important step in reversing the current global statistics that rank gastrointestinal malignancies as leading causes of cancer deaths worldwide.

The 20th Anniversary ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer promises to be our most important Congress yet! We look forward to seeing you there in June of 2018!

Who Should Attend

This Congress is specifically designed for practicing clinicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and clinical researchers who wish to review and update their knowledge and management of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Learning Objectives

After attending this Congress, participants should be able to:

Identify current controversies in the management of patients with gastric or esophageal cancers

Discuss contemporary treatment options for patients with gastric or esophageal cancers

Comment on available treatment options for rare gastrointestinal and neuroendocrine tumors

Recognize the epidemiology and pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma

Discuss management of patients with cancer of the liver

Understand adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatment options for patients with locally advanced and metastatic cancer of the pancreas

Select the most appropriate detection, screening, and chemoprevention methods for colorectal cancer

Generalize the use of molecular markers for screening and prognosis of colorectal cancer and gastric cancer

Select the most appropriate adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatments for colorectal cancer patients

Comment on new agents in the treatment of colorectal cancer and the latest clinical trials results

Identify treatment strategies for rectal cancer

Distinguish appropriate surgical techniques for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer


Mario Dicato, MD

Mario Dicato, MD

Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Eric Van Cutsem, MD, PhD

Eric Van Cutsem, MD, PhD

Leuven, Belgium


Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD

Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD

Barcelona, Spain

Vice Chair

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Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-11-28 To: 0--
On site Registration
PhD, PharmD
Nurse , Student

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Kuoni Destination Management is the official Housing Agency of the ESMO 19th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer.  Check the hotels by clicking here.


Individuals wishing to book accommodations should use this link:

Groups of 10 or more

Groups wishing to book 10 or more rooms should complete this form and return it to Kuoni by email at Groups of less than 10 should use the individual hotel link above to book hotel rooms.


To book transfers to and from the airport please use this link:

Other Services

Don’t hesitate to contact Kuoni Destination Management for any of the following services you might need during your stay in Barcelona for ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer (WCGIC): Site inspections & venue selection, program design & management, hospitality desks, bilingual staff, custom excursions & tours, sports & recreational activities, dine around programs, custom signage, unique transportation solutions, décor & thematic design, catering management & menu design, expert lighting, staging & A/V, Local & headline entertainment.

For further assistance please contact: 

Kuoni Destination Management

Avenida Diagonal, 416 - 3a 1

08037 Barcelona, Spain 

Phone: +34 93 505 25 10


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Submission Info
Abstract submission deadline 2018-03-08
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Several options are available to companies interested in supporting this conference. For more information, please contact Imedex at +1 (770) 751 7332, or by email at
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Organising Agency

Contact No.: +1 (678) 242 0906; 1 (800) 233 0957


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