Blog: Conferences

CareAcross posters presented at ASCO 2021

The 2021 Annual Congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) took place in early June. This year, as in 2020, the conference took place virtually and not in Chicago, and therefore the expected crowd of 45,000 attended keynotes and lectures, and viewed abstracts and posters, from across the globe.

Highlights on lung cancer from the ASCO congress

The annual congress of American Society of Clinical Oncology is the most important meeting of oncologists worldwide, with about 35,000 delegates. This year, in lung cancer and mesothelioma, several developments were announced with interest to patients.

More therapeutic options for metastatic melanoma patients

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Our Chief Medical Officer reports the latest developments on metastatic melanoma, from the European Oncology conference.

Latest lung cancer findings from the European oncology congress

Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer worldwide, claiming the lives of more than 1.5 million people annually. Our Chief Medical Officer attended the 2014 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and summarizes the key findings.

“Unprecedented” improvement for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer patients

HER2-positive accounts for 1 in 4 breast cancer cases. Metastatic disease is particularly challenging, and researchers have been trying to find a way to support these patients. A new combination of drugs was found very beneficial in a study, and this could help thousands of women worldwide.

New treatments of lung adenocarcinoma with genetic mutations

A session at the 2014 ASCO meeting focused on targeted adenocarcinoma treatment for specific genetic mutations-a promising option for some lung cancer patients.

Childhood cancer survivors: the social impact in adulthood

The 12th PanCare Meeting for Childhood Cancer survivors was held in Amsterdam, and one session focused on social outcomes. Sabine Karner, PanCare board member, summarizes its main findings.

Childhood cancer survivors speak up at the 2013 Cancer Congress

The 2013 European Cancer Congress included sessions on childhood cancer survivors. Mrs Tsirou, the president of the childhood cancer survivors’ association called “Kyttaro” (based in Greece), summarizes the main findings and observations.

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