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Dr. Stephen Lam Chan, Dr. Eileen M. O’Reilly, Dr. Alberto F. Sobrero to chair HMP Global’s 26th World GI Congress

The 2024 World GI Congress might be held 3-6 July 2024 on the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona.

2023 Congress introduced collectively over 3,000 delegates from 100+ nations to share pioneering analysis and greatest practices in treating sufferers with GI cancers.

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, November 1, 2023 / — HMP World, the omnichannel chief in healthcare occasions and schooling, immediately introduced the 26th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Most cancers chairs — Stephen Lam Chan, MD, of the Chinese language College of Hong Kong; Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Most cancers Heart in New York Metropolis; and Alberto F. Sobrero, MD, of Clinica Montallegro in Genoa, Italy — who will oversee the event of an modern scientific programme tailor-made for oncology professionals devoted to enhancing the lives of sufferers impacted by illnesses of the GI tract.

The 2024 World GI Congress might be held 3-6 July 2024 on the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. The twenty fifth Congress held earlier this yr introduced collectively greater than 3,000 oncology, pathology, and hepatology clinicians, surgeons, researchers, and specialists from greater than 100 nations to share pioneering analysis and talk about state-of-the-art greatest practices in treating sufferers with GI cancers.

“GI cancers account for 1 in 4 of all most cancers instances and 1 in 3 most cancers deaths globally,” stated Dan Lowrie, President, Oncology, Gastroenterology & Autoimmune, HMP Schooling. “Given the unbelievable advances lately, it’s crucial that clinicians keep up to date on the most recent analysis and greatest practices in diagnosing and treating their sufferers. Dr. Chan, Dr. O’Reilly, and Dr. Sobrero are world-leading medical researchers and devoted oncology educators, and with their management World GI Congress will stay the worldwide chief in GI oncology schooling and innovation.”

“For greater than 20 years the World GI Congress has been identified for groundbreaking innovation in GI oncology, together with the 2023 assembly that obtained a record-breaking 500-plus summary submissions and hosted 450 on-site poster displays,” stated Dr. O’Reilly. “We’re trying ahead to planning the 2024 scientific programme, sharing practice-changing analysis and methods for diagnosing and treating GI cancers.”

“Particular improvements will regard particular concentrate on the burning points in affected person administration and trials design, the exact quantitation of danger and advantages from present remedies and further time devoted to the important interpretation of validity and relevance of newest medical trial outcomes” Dr. Sobrero added.

Dr. Chan agreed with these sentiments.

“As we diagnose and deal with sufferers, it’s crucial that clinicians perceive one of the best methods and keep up to date on the most recent analysis on this evolving discipline,” he stated. ‘World GI Congress brings collectively the main minds in GI oncology and the analysis on the forefront of enhancing care and outcomes for each affected person with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.”

Stephen Lam Chan, MD
Stephen Lam CHAN is the Scientific Professor on the Division of Scientific Oncology and the Assistant Dean (Healthcare System) on the School of Medication of the Chinese language College of Hong Kong. His predominant curiosity of analysis is medical and translational research on hepatobiliary-pancreatic and neuroendocrine cancers. Prof. Chan has printed greater than 200 papers in peer reviewed journals and delivered over 140 worldwide lectures. Internationally, Prof. Chan is serving because the Head of Exterior Relations of the Worldwide Liver Most cancers Affiliation (ILCA). He additionally at present serves as Affiliate Editor of a number of journals together with the Journal of Hepatology and Liver Most cancers. He has established a charity, Hand-in-Hand Most cancers Basis, to serve sufferers in Hong Kong.

Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD
Dr. O’Reilly holds the Winthrop Rockefeller Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology at MSK. She serves because the Part Head for Hepatopancreaticobiliary/ Neuroendocrine Cancers, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Co-Director for Medical Initiatives on the David M. Rubenstein Heart for Pancreatic Most cancers and is an Attending Doctor and Member at MSK and Professor of Medication at Weill Cornell Medical Faculty.

She earned her medical diploma at Trinity Faculty in Eire and accomplished her postgraduate coaching in Eire and subsequent Hematology/Oncology Fellowship coaching at MSK. Dr. O’Reilly is a medical scientist whose analysis focus includes integration of molecular and genetic-based therapies for pancreas most cancers together with improvement of adjuvant and neoadjuvant remedies and identification of biomarkers for remedy choice. Dr. O’Reilly is the Chair of the MSK Human Analysis Safety Program and IRB. Nationally, Dr. O’Reilly is Co-Chair of the NCI Alliance Co-Operative Group Gastrointestinal Cancers Committee and serves on the NCI Gastrointestinal Cancers Steering Committee (GISC), Chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of Pancreatic Most cancers Motion Community, and on the Board of the Nationwide Pancreas Basis.

Alberto F. Sobrero, MD
Dr. Sobrero is a Guide Oncologist at Clinica Montallegro in Genoa, Italy. After incomes his MD from the College of Genoa, he took up the place of postdoctoral Affiliate in Medical Oncology at Yale College, the place he grew to become Affiliate Analysis Scientist in in 1983. Earlier than returning to Genoa in 1985, he accomplished a residency in Inner Medication on the Yale-affiliated Norwalk Hospital.

From 2002 to 2006, Professor Sobrero was Chairman of the Protocol Assessment Committee of the European Organisation for Analysis and Therapy of Most cancers (EORTC), and he has been a part of the college of the ASCO-FECS Scientific Analysis programs at Flims for seven years. He served on the editorial board of the Journal of Scientific Oncology from 2004-2006 and was a part of the Scientific Committee of ASCO (2007-2008). His predominant analysis pursuits embrace gastrointestinal most cancers therapy and design and interpretation of medical trials in oncology, and he’s now a member of the EORTC protocol evaluation committee.

2024 Scientific Programme

The 2024 World GI Congress scientific programme will characteristic didactic lectures, tandem talks, debates, keynote lectures, case discussions, and chosen summary displays, analyzing a variety of gastrointestinal malignancies via a mixture of dynamic schooling and alternate.

World GI Congress is designed for practising clinicians devoted to enhancing their information and advancing the therapy and administration of GI cancers. For extra info or to register, go to

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