The annual congress of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) will be held in Paris from September 9 to 13, 2022. This major cancer research event will present the main advances in clinical research. Gustave Roussy is one of the major players in this event and will, at this occasion, announce the launch of its Alumni network.
After two virtual editions, the ESMO congress is back as a physical event. Each year, it brings together more than 20,000 international cancer specialists: doctors, researchers, industrialists, and patient representatives.
Gustave Roussy's physician-researchers will participate in, lead or moderate several major sessions and highlights of the congress. Prof. Fabrice André, co-chairman of the scientific committee of the congress, will participate in the opening session, co-chair the presidential session on Saturday, September 10 and introduce one of the three keynote lectures. Dr. Suzette Delaloge, medical oncologist and Director of the Interception Program, will comment on a major study by Dr. Charles Swanton on the role of pollution on lung cancer. Two physicians from the Institute, Prof. Laurence Albiges and Dr. Bernard Escudier, are also co-authors of two studies presented in the presidential session.
Among the 4 prestigious awards given by ESMO, 2 are awarded this year to Gustave Roussy physicians-researchers.
Prof. Karim Fizazi, medical oncologist, receives the ESMO Award 2022 for his exceptional contribution to advances in prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
Dr. Bernard Escudier, medical oncologist and specialist in the management of kidney cancer, receives the ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award for his lifetime achievement.
This year, the Institute's physician-researchers will present 4 studies in proffered papers (oral sessions), 17 mini-orals and 37 posters. The 4 oral sessions will be held by :
On the occasion of this congress bringing together cancer professionals from all over the world, some of whom were trained at Gustave Roussy, the Institute launches the Gustave Roussy Alumni. The aim is to build a collaborative and participative network that will be a catalyst for future projects.