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The ESMO YOC in collaboration with the ESMO Climate Change Task Force is happy to invite you to join the Virtual Train to ESMO where you can be involved in a series of YO mentorship sessions, YO clinical case discussions and “HowTo” sessions.

The Train to ESMO will virtually travel around the globe. The format offers the opportunity to young oncologists to network with leaders in their field and other colleagues, in order to obtain guidance on different career paths in oncology, discuss challenging oncology cases and get advice on practical aspects related to career development.

The programme will run from 26 August to 16 September offering daily interactive activities designed for a small group of Young Oncologists

Registration to participate is free but mandatory. Space is limited.

Train to ESMO 2021: Programme

Full-Image Virtual-Train

Thursday 26 August, 18.00-19.00 CEST Estonia

Mentorship session:
Career paths in oncology: Academia
  • Expert: Matteo Lambertini, IT
  • YO moderator: Rille Pihlak, UK
  • Country Host: Ann Valter, EE

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Friday 27 August, 18.00-19.00 CEST Belgium

“HowTo” session: 
“How to” … overcome barriers of implementing precision medicine in your clinical practice?
  • Expert: Joaquín Mateo, ES
  • YO moderator: Kevin Punie, BE
  • Country Host: Philippe Aftimos, BE

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Monday 30 August, 18.00-19.00 CEST Austria

Mentorship session:
Career path in oncology: Translational Research
  • Expert: Nicola Normanno, IT
  • YO moderator: Anna Berghoff, AT
  • Country Host: Barbara Kiesewetter, AT

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Tuesday 31 August, 18.00-19.00 CEST Italy

Clinical Case Discussion:
Use of liquid biomarkers in cancer care
  • Expert: Klaus Pantel, DE
  • YO moderator: Lorenzo Gerratana, IT
  • Country Host: Marzia del Re, IT

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Wednesday 1 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Bulgaria

“HowTo” session:
“How to” … evaluate the impact of climate change on oncology
  • Expert: Joan Schiller, US
  • YO moderator: Matthias Scheffler, DE
  • Country Host: Mila Petrova, BG

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Thursday 2 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Georgia

“HowTo” session:
“How to” … give an effective virtual presentation
  • Expert: Jeroen Dekervel, BE
  • YO moderator: Elene Mariamidze, GE
  • Country Host: Tamari Rukhadze, GE

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Friday 3 September, 18,00.19.00 CEST South Africa

Clinical Case Discussion:
Clinical Case Discussion on Gynae Cancers
  • Expert: Susana Banerjee, UK
  • YO moderator: Maria Kfoury, FR
  • Country Host: TBC

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Monday 6 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Nepal (9.45 pm in Nepal)

Mentorship session:
Career path in Oncology: Public Policy
  • Expert: Rosa Giuliani UK
  • YO moderator: Dario Trapani, IT
  • Country Host: Sulav Sapkota, NEP

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Tuesday 7 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST China

Clinical Case Discussion:
Clinical Case Discussion on rare entities
  • Expert: Jean-Yves Blay, FR
  • YO moderator: Pawel Sobczuk, PL
  • Country Host: Hongcheng Zhu, CN

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Wednesday 8 September, 12.00-13.00 CEST Japan (7pm in Japan)

“HowTo” session:
“How to” … understand and apply statistical methods – a roadmap for medical oncologists
  • Expert: Matt Sydes, UK
  • YO moderator: Rebecca Lee, UK
  • Country Host: Yuji Miura, JP

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Thursday 9 September, 16.00-17.00 CEST Thailand (9pm in Thailand)

“HowTo” session:
 “How to” … overcome disparities in access to career support and professional development
  • Expert: Solange Peters, CH
  • YO moderator: Teresa Amaral, DE
  • Country Host: Naiyarat Prasongsook, TH

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Friday 10 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Peru (11am in Peru)

Clinical Case Discussion:
Clinical Case Discussion on GI cancers
  • Expert: Andrés Cervantes, ES
  • YO moderator: Claudia Cardone, IT
  • Country Host: David Kevin Calsina Quispe, PERU

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Monday 13 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Venezuela (12pm in Venezuela)

Mentorship session:
Career path in Oncology: Industry
  • Expert: Joao Mouta, PT
  • YO moderator: Alex Matikas, SE
  • Country Host: Sara Altuna, VENZ

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Tuesday 14 September, 18.00-19.00 CEST Canada

“HowTo” session: 
“How to” … achieve equity in clinical trials. Considerations in trials design and analysis
  • Expert: Alex Adjei, US (11 am in Minnesota)
  • YO moderator: Bharti Devnani, IN
  • Country Host: Andrea Fung, CA

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Wednesday 15 September, CEST Paris

YOC/CCTF top picks for ESMO2021 Educational & Scientific Programme
  • YO moderators: Mathilde Jalving, NL; Jonathan Lim, UK; Christoph Oing, DE

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