XX GEIS International Symposium

The GEIS XX International Symposium will be held in Málaga:

Thursday, October 6th:

15:30-17:00   GEIS Executive Committee Meeting (Closed meeting, with invitation only)

17:30-20:30   GEIS General Assembly (Open to GEIS members)

Friday, October 7th:

09:00-09:15 WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

Claudia Valverde, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona
Patients’ representatives

09:15-09:45 SESSION 1. FOCUSING ON OUR RESEARCHERS: AN OVERVIEW OF GEIS GRANTS


09:45-11:00 SESSION 2. FOCUSING ON PATIENTS
Rosa Álvarez, Gregorio Marañón General University Hospital, Madrid
Fina Cruz, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)


09:50-10:05 How can patients change the history of a disease? The experience of the Chordoma Foundation
Josh Sommer, The Chordoma Foundation

10:05-10:20 Involving patients’ voice in clinical trials design (PROMs, PREMs and more)
Olga Husson, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10:20-10:35 The experience of Spanish Sarcoma patients 
Natalia Fernández (AEAS & SPAEN)

10:35-10:50 The communication is bidirectional
Raquel Mondéjar, La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid

10:50-11:05 Discussion

11:05-11:25 COFFEE BREAK


11:25-12:25 SESSION 3. ENTITIES HIGHLIGHTED: LOCALLY AGGRESSIVE ENTITIES
Javier Martín Broto, Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital, Madrid
TBC


11:25-11:40 An overview from the pathology point of view
Silvia Bagué, St Pau University Hospital, Barcelona

11:40-11:55 Desmoid tumors: current management and upcoming systemic therapy options
Shreyas Patel, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (TX), USA

11:55-12:10 Tenosynovial giant cell tumors: the change of paradigm in its management
William Tap, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (NY), USA

12:10-12:25 Discussion

12:25–13:15 SESSION 4. MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE DISCUSSION, INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
Eduardo Ortiz, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid
TBC

13:15-14:15 LUNCH

14:15–15:20 SESSION 5. CHALLENGING ISSUES
Javier Orcajo, Gregorio Marañón General University Hospital, Madrid
TBC

14:15-14:35 How can imaging studies help in clinical decisions? The role of dynamic and functional studies
José M. Morales, Hospital Univ. Virgen del Rocío, Seville

14:35-14:50 Pelvic sarcomas: has surgery changed in the last 20 years?
TBC

14:50-15:05 Localized retroperitoneal sarcoma: current approach and potential upcoming strategies
Alessandro Gronchi, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan (Italy)

15:05-15:20 Discussion

15:20-16:25 SESSION 6. WHAT’S NEW IN SARCOMA
TBC

15:25-15:40 Advanced liposarcoma: are we advancing?
Robert Maki, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (PA), USA

15:40-15:55 Advances in Radiation therapy: what is the role of hypo fractionation in sarcoma?
TBC

15:55-16:10 Rhabdomyosarcoma: are we advancing in molecular diagnosis, classification and treatment?
Raquel Hladun, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona

16:10-16:25 Discussion

16:25-17:15 PATIENTS’ ADVOCACY GROUPS

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GALA DINNER

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Saturday, October 8th, am:

Medical Oncology Workshop

Gloria Marquina, Medical Oncology Dept., Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid
Isabel Sevilla, Medical Oncology Dept., Hospital Clínico Univ. Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga

Pathology Workshop

Cleofé Romagosa, Pathology Dept., Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona

Local Treatment Workshop

José Manuel Asencio, Surgery Dept., Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid
Josep Isern, Radiotherapy Dept., Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona
Isidro Gracia, Orthopaedic Surgery Dept., Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona

Symposium for Patients (Simposio para pacientes) 

César Serrano, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona
Javier Martínez Trufero, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza
Javier Lavernia, Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia
Ana Sebio, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona

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Registrations:

Until June, 30th:

Registration:                                                     400€ 
Registration and one night accommodation:    562,14€ 
Registration and two nights accommodation:  724,28€ 

From 1st July to 31st August: 

Registration:                                                     550€ 
Registration and one night accommodation:    712,15€ 
Registration and two nights accommodation:  874,29€ 

After 31st August: 

Registration:                                                     700€ 
Registration and one night accommodation:    862,14€ 
Registration and two nights accommodation:  1.024,28€ 

The registration fees include:

- 21% Spanish VAT
- Attendance to the scientific sessions and workshops
- Symposium materials
- Certificate of attendance
- Coffee breaks, lunch and gala dinner, as specified in the programme.

The registraton fee with accommodation, additionally includes: accommodation at the Hotel NH Málaga in double room for single use and breakfast.

Method of payment: 

By bank transfer.

Bank account holder: Grupo Español de Investigación en Sarcomas

IBAN:                       CAIXABANK ES22 2100 0827 10 0200642611

Venue:

Hotel NH Málaga
c/ San Jacinto, 2
29007 Málaga

Language:

Lectures will be delivered in English or Spanish. Simultaneous translation will be available on October, 7th.

Technical Secretariat:

Grupo Español de Investigación en Sarcomas
E-mail: eventos(arroba)grupogeis.org
Tel.: 91 286 68 07

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