European Cancer Organisation

ECCO2017 NEWS: Focus on Colorectal Cancer at Congress

Want to discover which new treatments will impact your clinical practice in the future? ECCO2017 is the congress to find out. 

If colorectal cancer is your area of interest, don’t miss ECCO2017 for:

  • Two Multidisciplinary Tumour Boards

    A case of rectal cancer (28 January) and colorectal cancer (30 January) will be the basis of panel discussions to assist you in dealing with challenging situations from a broad, multidisciplinary perspective. Audience participation is encouraged. Take a look at the programme to find out more.
  • Clinical Symposium
    On 28 January, a Clinical Symposium, ‘Colorectal Cancer   Trials and Outcome Research that Change Practice’, will provide a platform for the presentation of the latest data from key practice-changing trials in colorectal cancer, including PRODIGE 7 and FOXTROT. Take a look at the programme to find out more.
  • Proffered Paper Session
    On 29 January a colorectal cancer Proffered Paper Session includes oral presentations of the best and new late-breaking abstracts in colorectal cancer. Take a look at the programme to find out more.
  • Critical Review Session
    During a Critical Review Session Co-Chaired by Cornelis J.H. van de Velde and Jola Gore-Booth on 29 January, multidisciplinary experts will evaluate the true practice-changing potential of new developments based on trial data presented at ECCO2017. Take a look at the programme to find out more.
  • Society Day Programme Sessions discussing recent colorectal cancer developments
    The European Society of Radiology (ESR) Society Day Programme (see here for more information) and the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) Society Day Programme (see here for more information) both include the role of imaging for assessing metastases or complementing and enhancing surgery for colorectal cancer. Make sure you attend these sessions!

Key dates for your diary   

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam!

The ECCO2017 team