ESMO International Symposium on Prostate Cancer
The ESMO answer to the constant need for updated information in specific fields of oncology on a multidisciplinary basisThe European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has just launched a new model of meetings, namely ESMO International Symposia (EIS) focusing on organ-based malignancies.
An EIS on prostate cancer will be in Antwerp, Belgium, 10-11 March 2006. An EIS on sarcoma and GIST will be in Milan, Italy, 17-18 May 2006.
Special features of the EIS symposia:
- 2-day program
- Educational sessions by renowned experts in the specific cancer type
- Program schedule reflecting the chronology of the disease, from prevention and pre-treatments to cancer treatment and supportive care
Approximately 400 international specialists are expected to attend the meetings.
To address the needs of both oncologists and scientists for multidisciplinary organ-based and mission-driven conferences, the ESMO International Symposium (EIS) Working Group was established.
The EIS Working Group is responsible for the creation of a well-balanced and comprehensive scientific and educational symposium program. Topics will be selected based on the current issues facing the European oncology community.
EIS Working Group Chair: Mario Dicato, Luxembourg
EIS Working Group Permanent Members: Josť Baselga, Spain; Dirk Schrijvers, Belgium
Temporary members are chosen among the experts in the selected oncology topic.
The group can also count on the external help of a Local Chair.
A press room will be available to allow media representatives to come to the symposium and get in contact with international experts in specific cancer fields.
For press inquiries: [email protected]
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