Meetings/Workshops on Oncology in Italy

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ESMO Sarcoma & GIST 2022 — ESMO Sarcoma & GIST Symposium 2022
31 Jan 2022 - 02 Feb 2022 • Milan, Italy
ESMO - European Society for Medical Oncology
ESMO’s Sarcoma & GIST Symposium is a highly specialised meeting bringing together the most brilliant medical minds working on these tumour types. The Symposium is known as the place of choice for international networking and collaboration, featuring discussions with the key opinion leaders in these rare sub-entities. The Symposium brings translational researchers and clinicians together and builds on an integrated approach for improved patient outcomes.
ESMO Registration Office;     Phone: [+41 (0)91 973 19 63];     Email:
sarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma, bone sarcoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumours, rare cancers, desmoids
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EMBO Workshop — The many faces of cancer evolution
20 May 2022 - 22 May 2022 • Rimini , Italy
European Molecular Biology Organization – EMBO
Research in the last few years has focused on the emergence and selection of genetic variants affecting protein functions. However, coding genes represent 2% of the human genome, tumor cells exhibit a wide variety of non-genetic (or epigenetic) alterations, and aberrant transcriptional programs ultimately determine cancer cell phenotypes. The role of the non-coding genome and epigenetic and transcriptional heterogeneity are only now emerging as alternative fuel for tumour evolution, sustained by technological advances to explore tumour heterogeneity at single cell and spatial resolution. This EMBO Workshop will bring together an interdisciplinary community of scientists with the goal of facilitating discussion and collaborations around genetic and non-genetic mechanisms of cancer evolution. The primary objective is to expand the current genetic-centric view with a mechanistic perspective centred around transcriptional and epigenetic alterations.
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01 Mar 2022
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Liquid Biopsies
24 May 2022 - 26 May 2022 • Bergamo, Italy
European Association For Cancer Research (ECAR)
This EACR Conference, the second on the topic following a sold-out 2019 edition, will provide a comprehensive overview of liquid biopsies in cancer. It will cover what is already in clinical practice, what is on the horizon for liquid biopsies in cancer patient management and the latest new techniques for high sensitivity profiling of solid tumors in the blood. This meeting aims to develop our understanding of the potential of liquid biopsies. This includes to support early detection of cancer; as prognostic, pharmacodynamic and predictive biomarkers of treatment efficacy and resistance; and for patient monitoring, including of minimal residual disease for early identification of disease relapse. It will also explore how liquid biopsies can be incorporated in cancer patient management and how implementation of liquid biopsies can change clinical practice.
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31 Mar 2022
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Last updated: 02 December 2021