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ESMO Summit Africa 2017 – Oncology Updates: From Evidence to Practice

ESMO Summit Africa 2017
Start date
10 Feb 2017
End date
12 Feb 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

The ESMO Summit Africa 2017 was a three-day educational event with presentations focused on several key disease sites.

Created for oncology professionals in Africa by international and local key opinion leaders, the summit put into context the most significant treatment advances presented at the ESMO annual congress.

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Summit objectives

  • To provide the oncology community with a summary of the most significant treatment advances presented at the ESMO Congresses
  • To review the current standard of care for key malignancies from a local and international perspective
  • To discuss the current controversies in the management of specific cancers

Target audience

Medical and clinical oncologists, pharmacists, nurses, students, fellows, residents, general practitioners in oncology and other oncology healthcare professionals.


Chair: Andrés Cervantes, Valencia, ES
Local Chairs: Jeannette Parkes, Cape Town, ZA and Bernardo Rapoport, Johannesburg, ZA

Scientific Committee

  • Jeannette Parkes, Cape Town, ZA
  • Alex A. Adjei, Rochester, MN, US
  • Bernardo Rapoport, Johannesburg, ZA
  • Rolf A. Stahel, Zurich, CH
  • Andrés Cervantes, Valencia, ES


The programme of this event has been accredited with 20 ESMO-MORA category 1 points. Recertification is necessary for medical oncologists to remain professionally certified by ESMO. Recertification guarantees that a certified medical oncologist has continued to update her/his knowledge and continues to possess the necessary skills and standards for the practice of medical oncology. For further information please refer to ESMO-MORA Recertification Process & Requirements.

The programme of this event has been accredited with CEU points by the University of Cape Town, for South African doctors.

Media Alert

9 February 2017:  Media Alert – ESMO Summit Africa 2017


For information, please contact Event Management Solutions
Tel: +27 21 7120571
Email: esmo@eventmanagementsolutions.co.za

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