July, 2024
July 2024
Insights from ESMOGI24 by Cathy Eng
Jul 1, 2024, 02:25

Insights from ESMOGI24 by Cathy Eng

ESMO GI 2024 took place from June 26 to 29 in Munich, Germany, featuring both in-person and virtual participation options. This pivotal congress will showcase groundbreaking advancements in GI oncology.

Dr. Cathy Eng, a renowned expert in colorectal cancer, has shared a few updates on this conference, which we have highlighted below.

Laurence Zitvogel on microbiome + cancer

“Fascinating lecture from Dr. Laurence Zitvogel, Gustave Roussy, re: microbiome + cancer and how we need to pay attention to antibiotics, MADCAM1 and TOPOSCORE may have a role in Colorectal Cancer RR with immunotherapy.”

Agenus with very promising data in early MSI-s/MSI-H colon cancer

“Bot/Bal immunotherapy in colon cancer NEST 1/2.

Agenus with very promising data in early MSI-s/MSI-H colon cancer!”

I would highly recommend to meet this wonderful patient advocacy group at ESMOGI24

“If you have the opportunity to meet this wonderful patient advocacy group, Digestive Cancers Europe, while at ESMOGI24. I would HIGHLY recommend it!! Incredible cancer thrivers and advocates! They are WONDERFUL!!”

Thank you ESMO for inviting us to serve on the YO Vesalius talk

“Thank you ESMO for inviting us to serve on the ‘YO Vesalius talk: Mentee to Mentor, how your career has shaped through mentorship’ led by Rille Pihlak, Deniz Can Guven with Drs. Ian Chau, Elena Elez, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.”

What an honor to be part of this team of amazing women at ESMOGI24

“What an HONOR to be part of this team of AMAZING women at ESMOGI24 to focus on early onset GI cancers, a global problem with Drs. Maeve Lowery, School of Medicine, co-chair, Prof. Irit Ben-Aharon, Elisa Fontana, Sarah Cannon Research Institute.”

So many great women in medicine!

“So many great women in medicine!! All inspirational and wonderful colleagues! Kristen Ciombor, Rachna Shroff, Smitha Krishnamurthi, Rachel Riechelmann, Chiara Cremolini.”

Perfect way to end ESMOGI24

“This is the PERFECT way to end ESMOGI24!! Celebrating a successful ESMO meeting with great food and company!!! Kristen Ciombor, Rachna Shroff, Anwaar Saeed.”

For more coverage on ESMOGI24, visit the OncoDaily website.

Dr. Cathy Eng is a Professor of Medicine in Hematology and Oncology, Co-Director of GI Oncology, and Co-Leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, holding the David H. Johnson Endowed Chair. Her research focuses on clinical trials for colorectal, anal, and appendiceal cancers, with a special interest in young colorectal cancer patients and immunotherapy for HPV-associated cancers. Nationally, she has held key roles in ASCO, ECOG, and the NCI Rectal/Anal Task Force, and currently serves as Vice-Chair for the SWOG GI Committee and the NCI GI Steering Committee