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European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) are pleased to announce the first European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology (EMCTO).

This meeting will provide a comprehensive update and a multidisciplinary perspective of state-of-the-art on the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chest tumors, including results of translational research. It will facilitate scientific and clinical exchange, with the aim of promoting an integrated approach to diagnosis, treatment and management of thoracic cancers.

Thoracic cancers are globally recognized as a major cause of mortality. Combating their causes, developing better methods for early detection, advancing research, and improving treatments, require the collaboration of many research and clinical specialties.

Organized in partnership between the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the conference is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a comprehensive update and a multidisciplinary perspective of state-of-the-art management of patients with thoracic malignancies, including the role of new technologies and the necessary collaboration between various medical specialties.

By bringing together authoritative European partners in thoracic oncology, EMCTO represents an excellent opportunity to promote an integrated approach to diagnosis and treatment of chest tumors and to strengthen European cooperation and scientific exchange .

Meeting highlights:

  • New developments in understanding lung cancer biology
  • Prognostic and predictive factors in non-small-cell lung cancer
  • Critical appraisal of imaging tools in thoracic oncology
  • Individualized staging: practical implications
  • Heterogeneity of locally advanced lung cancer and its implications for treatment
  • Chemoradiotherapy and new developments in radiotherapy
  • Neuroendocrine tumors, mesothelioma and thymoma
  • Individualized therapy based on tumor features
  • Elderly and co-morbid patients
  • Future developments in multidisciplinary treatments

Among the top international experts who have contributed to this multidisciplinary conference: Rolf Stahel, Switzerland; Robert Pirker, Austria; David Gandara, US; Enriqueta Felip, Spain; Giorgio Scagliotti, Italy; Franoise Mornex, France; Paris Kosmidis, Greece; Michael Cullen, UK; Jean-Paul Sculier, Belgium; Cesare Gridelli, Italy; Walter Weder, Switzerland

Meeting venue

The European Multidisciplinary Conference in Thoracic Oncology (EMCTO) will take place at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Lugano.

Services for media representatives

A fully equipped press room will be in operation at the conference with Internet access and telephone lines for registered reporters. You will have access to all the scientific sessions and the possibility to schedule one-on-one interviews with top speakers and presenters of the studies, both in presence and remotely. Please contact the ESMO Communication Dept. at to already find out about the preliminary timetable or to book a telephone hook up. The conference full program is available at

Media registration

To register for the conference as a media representative, please visit and send the Complimentary Media Registration form to the ESMO Communication Department.


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Contact: ESMO Press Office
European Society for Medical Oncology

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