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Optimal Treatment in Metastatic Gastric Cancer

17th Pan Arab Cancer Congress (PACC 17) 2017 – Independent satellite symposium

Speaker: Professor Eric Van Cutsem

Held on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel, Algiers, Algeria

During the gastrointestinal cancers session at the 17th Pan Arab Cancer Conference (PACC), held in Algiers, Algeria, Professor Eric Van Cutsem discussed treatment options for patients with metastatic gastric cancer, ranging from cytotoxic agents to targeted therapy, antiangiogenic agents and immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Scientific summary

This report, including videos from the symposium, provides an overview of the available therapies and the remaining challenges faced by oncologists.

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Learning objectives

Following attendance at this symposium delegates should be able to:

  • Discuss the therapies available for GC according to patient and tumor characteristics, clinical guidelines, and novel clinical data.
  • Evaluate best practice in the management of GC and how this best practice could be applied in their local healthcare setting.

Faculty bio

Educational grant

This program is made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company.

Produced by Springer Healthcare IME.

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