Lugano, Switzerland, 22 June 2020 - The ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2020 will be held as a virtual meeting, on 1-4 July.
The Congress programme will be divided in two different agendas. The first one, a virtual agenda, will be offered on an online platform from 1-4 July 2020. The second one, an enduring agenda, will be delivered periodically after 4 July 2020. (1, 2, 3)
- - Prevention and screening of gastrointestinal tumours
- New concepts in clinical trials
- Immune mechanisms and immune therapy for GI cancers
- Molecular biology in colorectal cancer
All abstracts will be made available online on 1 July at 8:00 CEST.
Abstracts selected by the Scientific Committee for oral presentation (designated with an O, LBA, or SO before their number) are embargoed until they are presented. Please find detailed information here. (4)
The ESMO World GI Congress welcomes media interested in obtaining information and reporting on cancer issues.
Further details on how to apply for a media registration can be found here. (5)
ESMO Press Office
Notes to Editors
Please make sure to use the official name of the meeting in your reports: ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2020
Official Hashtag: #WGI2020
1 Congress programme https:/
2 Virtual agenda https:/
3 Enduring agenda https:/
4 Embargo policy https:/
5 Media registration https:/
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