25th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research

Cancer Science for Oncologists

Cancer Science for Oncologists

Saturday 30 June 2018, 09.00-15.30 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

A special one-day educational programme before the start of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) Congress

This one day programme of 8 special lectures is designed for oncologists and medical practitioners who want to learn more about the research that underpins cancer treatment.

The programme will cover key topics within basic and translational research, giving an overview including the latest breakthroughs. It will enable oncologists to get a feel for what is going on in the top cancer research laboratories.

These sessions will also be useful for early-career researchers, for example those just beginning their PhD, who would benefit from a summary overview of the field of basic and translational cancer research.

CME Accreditation: An application will be made to the UEMS-EACCME for CME accreditation of this session.


Registration for ‘Cancer Science for Oncologists’ day only: €280

Registration includes access to the full day of sessions, refreshments during the coffee break and a light lunch

Your registration also includes access to the EACR25 Opening Session (16.45-18.30) and Welcome Reception (18.30-20.00)

Attendance at ‘Cancer Science for Oncologists’ is free of charge for registered EACR25 participants



Your registration also includes access to the EACR25 Opening Session (16.45-18.30) and Welcome Reception (18.30-20.00)

Each lecture is 45 minutes with time included for questions

Saturday 30 June 2018, 09.00-15.30

Understanding Mechanistic Principles Gerard Evan (United Kingdom)

Looking into Tumors Erik Sahai (United Kingdom)

Animal Models Jos Jonkers (Netherlands)

11.15-11.30: Coffee break

Tumour Evolution Charles Swanton (United Kingdom)

Understanding Informatics, Learn a New Language: “Molecular networks and how they impact therapy response” Lodewyk Wessels (Netherlands)

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch with light refreshments

Immunotherapy Caroline Dive (United Kingdom)

Underlying Principles of Immunotherapy “Enticing T cells to attack cancer, the molecular basis” Jannie Borst (Netherlands)

Microbiomes Laurence Zitvogel (France)

16:45 - 18:30: EACR25 Opening Session

Chair: Anton Berns (Netherlands)

Opening Lecture Uri Alon (Israel)

Mühlbock Lecture title and speaker to be announced

18.30 – 20.00: EACR25 Networking Welcome Reception with drinks and light refreshments

How to Register

To register, follow the steps to register for the EACR25 Congress, and select "Cancer Science for Oncologists day" from the list of registration options. 

Click on the button below to enter the EACR25 registration portal. You will need to register for the online system first.

Register for 'Cancer Science for Oncologists'

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