• Gastrointestinal cancers: changing paradigms in immuno-oncology

    This 1-day program is intended to create an opportunity for HCPs to participate in a scientific exchange of ideas on issues significant to gastrointestinal cancers, in particular colorectal and gastroesophageal cancers.
    Key scientific leaders serving on the faculty panel will discuss a wide range of topics relating to gastrointestinal cancers.

  • How to participate the meeting

    To encourage participation, this event will take place in a hybrid form. It will be possible to follow the activity at the congress venue or remotely.

    The two buttons below allow you to register according to the desired method, as long as available places are available. Enrollment in the course can only be done through the online procedure, no new registrations will be accepted at the congress venue.

    Go to the Residential Course - Naples

    Go to the Digital Event - ONLINE               

    Participants who will follow the activity remotely will need a stable and fast internet connection and a device (PC, Smartphone, Tablet) with a recent internet browser (i.e. any updated version of Chrome or Firefox).

  • Programme

    10.00

    Registration of participants and welcome coffee

    SESSION 1

    Chairs: Fortunato Ciardiello, Stefano Cascinu
    11.00

    Introduction

    Fortunato Ciardiello, Stefano Cascinu
    11.15

    The changing paradigm in immuno-oncology: the past vs future in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers

    Scott Kopetz
    11.45

    Changing dynamics in treatment of MSI-H cancers

    Fortunato Ciardiello
    12.15

    Changing dynamics in treatment of Upper GI cancers

    Stefano Cascinu
    12.45

    Panel discussion

    Fortunato Ciardiello, Stefano Cascinu
    13.10

    Light Lunch

    SESSION 2

    Federica Morano, Chairs: Sara Lonardi, Federica Morano
    14.10

    Treatment in early stages of Upper GI cancer: where are we?

    Ferdinando De Vita
    14.30

    The role of biomarkers in GI cancers treatment

    Renato Franco
    15.00

    Immunotherapy in GI cancers: open questions

    Scott Kopetz
    15.30

    Integrating IO into clinical practice: management of toxicities

    Sara Lonardi
    16.00

    Integrating IO into clinical practice: nutritional and supportive care

    Stefano Cascinu
    16.30

    Interactive clinical cases

    Sara Lonardi, Federica Morano
    17.45

    Concluding remarks

    Fortunato Ciardiello, Stefano Cascinu
    18.00

    Meeting adjourn