Launching Genomic Medicine into Clinical Practice ― Novel, Challenge and Change ―   JSMO2019 2019 the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting  July 18-20, 2019

Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto   Congress President: Yasuhiro Fujiwara National Cancer Center Hospital, Japan

Meet the Experts


Meet the Experts session is a 60-minute small session constituted by an expert, a moderator and around 15-20 participants. The expert who delivers a lecture is a member of "International Steering Committee" organized by JSMO, and the members were selected as a well-known excellent doctor from the main facilities related to cancer in each country.

The purpose of this session is to provide an opportunity to talk to the experts of their research field frankly, and to exchange the participants' opinions freely.

We would like to offer you free registration to congratulate our first time of holding such sessions in JSMO conference. To participate in the session, pre-registration is required since the seats for each session are limited.

Do not miss the chance to find your mentor!

Date July 18 (Thu.) – 20 (Sat.), 2019
Venue Room 104 (1F, Kyoto International Conference Center)
The capacity of each session

15 persons (on a first-come and first-served basis)

* one session per a day is available.

Pre-registration Deadline June 28 (Fri.) at noon (JST)


Meet the Experts 1

Thursday, July 18    9:00 - 10:00

"Personalizing" Therapy and Curing Lung cancer
Expert Bruce A. Chabner(Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital)
Meet the Experts 2

Thursday, July 18    10:00 - 11:00

Evolving strategies for enhancing the impact of immunotherapy in breast cancer
Expert Hope S. Rugo(UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center)
Meet the Experts 3

Thursday, July 18    14:10 - 15:10

Frailty and challenges of immunotherapy in older patients
Expert Etienne GC BRAIN(The EORTC Breast Cancer Group)
Meet the Experts 4

Thursday, July 18    15:10 - 16:10

New therapeutic strategies for EGFR mutant lung cancer
Expert Pasi A. Jänne(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
Meet the Experts 5

Thursday, July 18    16:10 - 17:10

Development of immunotherapy in gastro-esosphageal cancer in the worldwide arena
Expert Ian Chau(Royal Marsden Hospital)
Meet the Experts 6

Thursday, July 18    17:10 - 18:10

Treatment Strategies for Newly diagnosed elderly patients with Multiple Myeloma
Expert Thierry R. FACON(Lille University Hospital)
Meet the Experts 7

Friday, July 19    8:20 - 9:20

Evolving Management Paradigm of Advanced NSCLC
Expert Keunchil Park(Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.

Meet the Experts 8

Friday, July 19    9:20 - 10:20

Novel targeted therapies in gastric cancer, moving beyond PD1
Expert Zev A. Wainberg(UCLA School of Medicine)
Meet the Experts 9

Friday, July 19    10:20 - 11:20

How to implement personalized medicine
Expert Sibylle Loibl(GBG Forschungs GmbH)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.

Meet the Experts 10

Friday, July 19    15:00 - 16:00

Immuno-precision medicine in gastric cancer; How to select the proper patients?
Expert Sun Young RHA(Yonsei Cancer Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine)
Meet the Experts 11

Friday, July 19    16:20 - 17:20

Understanding Response and Resistance Mechanisms to I-O therapy
Expert Thomas Gajewski(University of Chicago)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.

Meet the Experts 12

Friday, July 19    17:20 - 18:20

Liquid Biopsy for NSCLC: from research to practice
Expert Yi-Long Wu(Guangdong Lung Cancer Institute)
Meet the Experts 13

Saturday, July 20    8:00 - 9:00

Interpreting the results of adjuvant trials in resectable pancreatic cancer
Expert Li-Tzong Chen(National Institute of Cancer Research / National Health Research Institutes)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.

Meet the Experts 14

Saturday, July 20    9:00 - 10:00

Systemic approach to clinical trial result interpretation
Expert James Chih-Hsin Yang(Graduate Institute of Oncology, National Taiwan University)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.

Meet the Experts 15

Saturday, July 20    10:00 - 11:00

Breast cancer in the East versus the West; followed by interactive session on establishing collaborations
Expert Yoon-Sim YAP(National Cancer Centre Singapore)
Meet the Experts 16

Saturday, July 20    13:30 - 14:30

Latest advances in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Expert William Hwang(National Cancer Centre Singapore)
Meet the Experts 17

Saturday, July 20    14:30 - 15:30

Novel therapies for AML
Expert Jorge E. Cortes(The University of Texas / M.D. Anderson Cancer Center)

*Pre-registration has been closed due to the enough number of applicants.


* The capacity of each session: 15 persons

* On a first-come and first-served basis



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