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ESMO Colloquia - Past Meetings

Meeting resources from the ESMO Colloquia can be viewed by ESMO members and non-members on OncologyPRO: the home of ESMO’s educational and scientific resources.

Past Events

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Targeting RET in lung cancer: State of the art in testing and therapeutics 

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Saturday, 27 March 2021, 10:30 – 11:50 CET (Central European Time)
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This educational activity is provided by ESMO and co-supported by Lilly Oncology and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Learning objectives
  • To inform oncologists on testing modalities for RET molecular aberrations in lung cancer, their characteristics and rationale for assaying biological material.
  • To provide an up-to-date review of the effectiveness and feasibility of therapeutics targeting RET in patients with advanced lung cancer.
  • To provide a critical analysis of management strategies with RET-targeting agents by applying the ESMO Guidelines and the MCBS and ESCAT tools, in the context of two clinical cases.

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Saturday, 21 November 2020, 17:35-19:05 SGT

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ESMO Colloquium: Breakthroughs in molecular profiling and systemic therapies of endometrial and ovarian cancer

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This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by GSK.

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Learning Objectives
  • To provide an update on molecular profiles of actionable aberrations in gynaecologic malignancies 
  • To inform on the clinical research landscape of immunotherapy in advanced endometrial cancer 
  • To provide a comprehensive overview of the place of PARP inhibitors in the therapeutic armamentarium in advanced ovarian cancer and on available biomarkers 
  • To highlight ongoing research on optimal combination of immunotherapy with targeted agents in endometrial and ovarian cancer 
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ESMO Colloquium: Optimising outcomes of patients with advanced prostate and urothelial cancer

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This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Astellas Pharma Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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Learning Objectives
  • To provide a comprehensive overview of ADT combinations with androgen-targeting agents and chemotherapy in the therapeutic armamentarium in hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer and discuss impact of first line combination regimens in the sequential therapeutic algorithm in advanced prostate cancer 
  • To provide a clear view of the therapeutic landscape in non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
  • To highlight emerging therapies in advanced urothelial cancer

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

ESMO Colloquium: Controversies in endometrial cancer: Update on ESMO clinical practice guidelines (CPG) and future treatment direction
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13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and funded by Eisai Europe Ltd.
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Learning Objectives
  • Access new data on Endometrial Cancer
  • Learn about how treatment selection can rely on Molecular Biology features
  • Reposition the combined modality approach for RT/CT
  • Navigate within the various types of Endometrial cancers
  • Review the state of the Art and the updates in ESMO Guidelines and Consensus conference

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

ESMO Colloquium: Precision Medicine Implementation in the Clinic:  RET as a potential target in cancer treatment
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13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly.
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Learning Objectives
  • Understand the role of RET and its molecular alteration in cancer biology
  • Review the present results of RET targeting in Thyroid and Non-Small-Cell Lung carcinomas
  • Access the latest ESMO recommendations on RET in Breast cancer
  • Consider RET as a possible target for an agnostic treatment approach

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

ESMO Colloquium: Are single agent TKIs still Standard of Care in EGFR mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer or should they be combined with other agents?
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13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the recent outcomes of EGFR mutant metastatic NSCLC treated with 3rd generation EGFR TKI
  • Decide whether or not single agent EGFR TKI is still standard of care
  • Access recent combination data of EGFR TKI with either chemotherapy or anti-angiogenic or even Immune-checkpoint inhibitors

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Friday, 3 July 2020

ESMO Colloquium - Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKIs) in Gastro-Intestinal Cancers: From Bench to Bedside and Future Directions in Development
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12:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Bayer.
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Learning Objectives
  • Understand the mode of action and mechanistic rationale of TKIs in GI cancers
  • Update the present knowledge of the use of TKIs in metastatic colorectal cancer and Advanced Hepato-Cellular Carcinoma
  • Address the clinical implications and possible use of TKIs in a multi-line therapeutic approach
  • Discuss the optimal management and sequential use of available agents

Friday, 4 July 2020

ESMO Colloquium - Precision Medicine Development in Gastro-Intestinal Oncology: Evidence Based Guidelines Using Biomarkers in Treatment Decision Making
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12:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly.
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Learning Objectives
  • Update the present knowledge of biomarkers for gastric, hepato-cellular and metastatic colorectal carcinomas
  • Address the clinical implications and possible use of biomarkers in a multi-line therapeutic approach
  • Discuss the optimal management and sequential use of available agents

Thursday, 4 July 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Metastatic gastrointestinal cancer: How to deal with the complexity of multiple available drugs across lines of treatment?
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Room 115-116, 13:15-14:45
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly Oncology.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the optimal treatment options in successive lines of available therapies
  • Discuss best sequencing based on level of evidence
  • Learn about the use of biomarker for decision making
  • Analyse the present guidelines, algorithms and ESMO-MCBS scores as tools for selection

Friday, 22 November 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Biomarker-driven treatment decision in metastatic NSCLC
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Hall 407, 12:45 – 14:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly Oncology.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the optimal immunotherapy options for NSCLC in first-line
  • Updated knowledge on treatment of EGFR mutant NSCLC as single agent or in combination
  • Optimise the use of biomarkers for patient selection and management
  • Integrate new data within the most recent ESMO Guidelines

Sunday, 24 November 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Liquid biopsy in the management of solid tumours
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Room 311, 11:00 - 12:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Guardant Health.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the source material and the available technological aspects
  • Optimise the use of biomarkers from liquid biopsies at diagnosis for patient selection and management
  • Assess the role of repeated liquid biopsies at recurrence; understand potential experimental uses of liquid biopsy for assessment of treatment effect
  • Integrate new data within the most recent ESMO Guidelines and ESCAT
  • Provide an update on the use of liquid biopsies by medical oncologists in lung, breast, and colorectal cancers

Sunday, 24 November 2019

ESMO Colloquium: State of the art management of mCPRC
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Summit 2, 11:00 - 12:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Astellas.
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Learning Objectives
  • How to best characterize metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)
  • Understand the management of mCRPC with the new therapeutic options and related biomarkers
  • To elucidate the optimal treatment sequence in the management of mCRPC
  • To explore the role of immunotherapy in the management of mCRPC

View the complete ESMO Congress 2019 programme online

Saturday, 28 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Emerging biotherapy strategies in the treatment of solid tumours: Hope, Hype and Hurdles
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Toledo Auditorium, 13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and funded by Eisai Europe Ltd.
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Learning Objectives
  • Understand how the development of TKI have changed practice and treatment prioritization
  • Review the overall outcome with the development of Immuno-Oncology and practice changes
  • Look forward to the development of Combined approaches with TKI and immuno-oncology

Sunday, 29 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma: How to navigate within multiple options and risk groups? What is the best sequence in a multi-line setting?
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Cordoba Auditorium, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Ipsen.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the 2019 algorithms from the ESMO Guidelines for the management of Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Compare the outcome and clinical benefit (ESMO-MCBS) of the various therapeutic options according to risk factors upfront and in later lines.
  • Discuss the best sequencing of drug use considering the large choice of approved agents

Sunday, 29 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Relapsed/Refractory FLT3-ITD mutated Acute Myeloid Leukemias (AML)
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Toledo Auditorium, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the present characteristics and Guidelines for the management of Relapsed/Refractory AML
  • Understand the mechanism of action of FLT3 and its role in AML when mutated
  • Review the recent outcomes of FLT3-ITD as a target in Relapsed/Refractory AML

Sunday, 29 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Metastatic gastro-intestinal cancer: Multiple treatment lines, extended pipeline of available drugs and use of predictive markers. How to best sequence the treatment proposal?
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Alicante Auditorium, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly Oncology.
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Learning Objectives
  • Based on case presentations
  • Discuss the best sequence and level of evidence
  • Learn how the use biomarkers in decision making
  • Review the guidelines algorithms and ESMO-MCBS scores as tools for selection

Monday, 30 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Pancreatic cancer: Can better understanding of biology improve resectability and survival?
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Alicante Auditorium, 13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Celgene.
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Learning Objectives
  • Learn on the biological peculiar aspects of pancreatic cancer and treatment resistance
  • Review the present state of art of medical treatment improving resectability and survival
  • Get the point of view of the specialized surgeon on resectabilitiy criteria and issues
  • Review the present development of new drugs including targeted and Immuno-oncology agents

Monday, 30 September 2019

ESMO Colloquium: Recurrent glioblastoma management: Challenges and opportunities
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Salamanca Auditorium, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Apogenix AG.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the present standard of care management of recurrent glioblastoma
  • Access the landscape of present new development for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma
  • Understand the role and biological mechanisms of CD95/CD95 ligand (Fas/Fas ligand) signaling pathway
  • Deliver an update of the present clinical results of CD95/CD95 ligand (Fas/Fas ligand) blockade

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

ESMO Colloquium - How to Best Use Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in NSCLC: Single Agents or Combined With Chemotherapy?
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Room A, 11:45 – 13:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly in collaboration with MSD.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the optimal immunotherapy options for NSCLC in first line
  • Discuss the rationale for combining Immune Check Points (ICPs) among themselves or with cytotoxic drugs
  • Evaluate the role of anti-angiogenics in combination with Chemotherapy and ICPs treatment

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members Only)

Friday, 23 November 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Immunotherapy of lung cancer:  Alone or in combination?
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Room 311, 12:45-14:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly and Roche.
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Learning Objectives
  • Review the optimal immunotherapy options for NSCLC in 1st line
  • Discuss the rationale for combining immune checkpoints (ICPs) among themselves or with cytotoxic drugs
  • Evaluate the role of anti-angiogenics in combination with chemotherapy and ICPs
  • Acquire knowledge of recent Guidelines on 1st line NSCLC with ICP treatment

Friday, 23 November 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Oncology biosimilars in Asia
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Hall 404, 16:30-18:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Amgen, MSD, Pfizer and Sandoz.
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Learning Objectives
  • Understand the state of play, in the Asia- Pacific community, concerning the development and uptake of oncology biosimilars (moAbs)
  • Inform the healthcare community about the existing challenges for the uptake of oncology biosimilars emerging from the recent survey conducted by ESMO
  • Discuss the example of India, a country producing biosimilars in the region
  • Assess the financial impact of oncology biosimilars on healthcare systems within the APAC region

Saturday, 24 November 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Updated therapeutic approach of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)
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Room 324, 12:45-14:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Astellas.
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Learning Objectives
  • To review the peculiar aspects of CRPC
  • To evaluate the benefit of conventional chemotherapy in CRPC
  • To understand the impact of androgen receptor inhibition in CRPC
  • To get an update of potential development in immunotherapy of CRPC

Sunday, 25 November 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Metastatic gastric and oesophago-gastric cancers
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Room 324, 9:15-10:15
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Lilly.
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Learning Objectives

Review the optimal treatment options in 1st line according to the biomarker profile

  • Discuss treatment of patients fit for 2nd line, selection criteria, nutritional status impact
  • Learn about recent results of immunotherapy for metastatic gastric cancer
  • Acquire knowledge of recent Guidelines

Resources from ESMO Colloquium (ESMO Members only)

Saturday, 20 October 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment: Now, next and beyond
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Room: ICM – Room 1, 13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Eisai.
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Learning Objectives
  • To enhance understanding of loco-regional therapy (LRT) options and the evidence base to support the optimal outcomes
  • To inspire debate regarding what the optimal transition is from LRT to first line systemic treatment for HCC
  • To present the first line systemic treatment options and the rationale to move beyond monotherapy in a first line setting

Saturday, 20 October 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Systemic therapies in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): 1st and later lines
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Room: ICM – Room 14B, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by IPSEN.
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Learning Objectives
  • To better understand the biology of HCC and the potential targets to be used
  • To review the efficacy of targeted agents in unresectable HCC
  • To get an update on the present potential role of immune checkpoints inhibitors
  • To overview the possible future treatment strategies with new agents or combined modalities

Sunday, 21 October 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Immune checkpoint inhibitors: Are we ready for combination?
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Room: Hall B3 – Room 22, 13:00-14:30
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Celgene.
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Learning Objectives
  • To look at different ways of combining immune checkpoints inhibitors with same or different classes of treatment
  • To consider the potential adverse events
  • To review the present data in lung and breast cancer
  • To understand the role of potential predictive factors
  • To put in perspective the magnitude of clinical benefit compared to other alternatives

Sunday, 21 October 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Acute myeloid leukaemia: Focus on FLT3-ITD mutation
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Room: Hall A1 – Room 15, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Daiichi Sankyo.
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Learning Objectives
  • To dissect acute myeloid leukemias from a molecular alteration point of view
  • To put the present molecular characterization in perspective with guidelines
  • To address the specificities of FTL3-ITD mutated subtype
  • To review the present achievements with the use of molecular targeted approaches

Sunday, 21 October 2018

ESMO Colloquium: Are Biosimilars the key to access, in practice?
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Room: Hall A1– Room 16, 18:30-20:00
This educational activity is provided by ESMO and supported by Amgen, MSD, Pfizer and Sandoz.
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Learning Objectives
  • Build confidence around the use of biosimilars in oncology, by providing examples of existing biosimilar use in supportive care (eg. Growth factors & epoetins)
  • Understand the concerns patients may have while getting switched from an originator to a biosimilar
  • Inform the healthcare community about the existing challenges for the uptake of oncology biosimilars following the recent survey conducted by ESMO about modulating the efficacy of immunotherapy
  • Assess the financial impact of oncology biosimilars on healthcare systems

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