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ESMO Summit Africa 2018 – Oncology Updates: From Evidence to Practice

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Start date
14 Feb 2018
End date
16 Feb 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

The ESMO Summit Africa 2018 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.

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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.


Andrés Cervantes, ES
Jeannette Parkes/Hannah Simonds, ZA (local chair)
Bernardo Rapoport, ZA (local chair)

Scientific Committee

  • Andrés Cervantes, ES
  • Jeannette Parkes, ZA
  • Bernardo Rapoport, ZA
  • Alex A. Adjei, US
  • Fatima Cardoso, PT
  • Georgia Demetriou, ZA
  • Moawia El Hassan, SD
  • Anna Nyakabau, ZW
  • Hannah Simonds, ZA
  • Rolf A. Stahel, CH


The programme of this event has been accredited with 16 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 20 CEU points and 1 Ethics point by the University of Cape Town, for South African doctors.


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

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