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1st Annual European Congress on Genitourinary Malignancies™

1st Annual European Congress on Genitourinary Malignancies™

23-24 June 2017
Prague, Czech Republic

Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
Truhlářská 16,
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 211 159 100
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Program Overview

Over the past decade or so, tremendous progress in the treatment of genitourinary (GU) cancers has led to improved outcomes for patients, but has also made clinical management of these malignancies more complex. We are excited to announce the 1st Annual European Congress on Genitourinary Cancers™, a comprehensive educational conference designed to help practitioners place emerging information into the context of landmark clinical trial data and established standards of care, ultimately improving the care they provide to their patients with GU cancers.

This practical and interactive multiday program features a faculty of leading international experts who will provide up-to-date information and guidance via didactic lectures, question-and-answer sessions, and extended interactive case-based panel discussions. This format will enable participants to engage the faculty in a direct exchange of perspectives, personal experiences, and strategies related to clinical challenges in the management of GU cancers. In addition to focusing on key clinical topics and controversies, the program will include an exploration of emerging data on various therapeutic combinations and sequences undergoing clinical trial evaluation.

This meeting is not to be missed! The activity is sure to continue the legacy and tradition of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, in providing clinicians with the knowledge and confidence to maintain state-of-the-art care and to optimize outcomes for patients with cancer.

2017 Can't-Miss Topics

  • Applying molecular markers toward decision making for GU cancers
  • Updates in clinical immunotherapy across tumor types
  • Best practices for advanced bladder cancer (BC), renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and prostate cancer (PC)
  • Emerging therapies in GU cancers
  • New standards of care in metastatic RCC
  • Practical guidance on sequencing therapies beyond the first line in RCC
  • The latest progress in neoadjuvant and adjuvant approaches in RCC
  • Treatment of localized and metastatic castration-sensitive/-naïve PC
  • Radiation therapy update
  • Optimized treatment planning for metastatic castration-resistant PC
  • Individualized treatment planning for metastatic RCC
  • Challenging case debates, and more!

Target Audience:

This educational activity is intended for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, as well as other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with genitourinary (GU) malignancies.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Describe methods to stratify risk and apply tumor information to inform clinical decision making in the management of genitourinary (GU) malignancies
  • Summarize clinical trial evidence and recommendations that shape evolving strategies to care for patients with GU malignancies
  • Evaluate recent practice-changing clinical trial data concerning novel compounds or strategies to manage GU malignancies
  • Discuss how emerging clinical concepts and findings in the management of GU malignancies fit into evolving treatment paradigms in the field

Program Co-Chairs

Bernard Escudier, MD
Chair, Genitourinary Oncology Committee
Gutave Roussy
Paris, France

Sumanta Kumar Pal, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Co-director, Kidney Cancer Program
City of hope
Duarte, California, USA

European Planning Committee

Joaquim Bellmunt, MD, PhD
Director, Bladder Cancer Center
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Prof. Dr. med., Silke Gillessen
Medical Oncology/Hemotology
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Prof. MUDr. Bohuslav Melichar
Head, Department of Oncology
Palacky University Medical School and University Hospital
Olomouc, Czech Republic

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Oncology and of Urology
Co-Director, Signal Transduction Research Program
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, USA


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