ESMO Perspectives: our digital magazine

Welcome to our digital magazine: fresh perspectives on the people and stories behind ESMO

Latest edition now out!

We are exploring the world of research in this third edition of our digital magazine – liquid biopsies, next-generation sequencing, patient-derived tumour models, molecular targets, plus features on biosimilars, academic drug discovery units, and KOL interviews.

  • Spotlight on Research: Liquid Biopsies, Molecular Targets, the ESMO Glossary In Personalised Medicine, Patient-Derived Tumour Models
  • Key Opinion Leader interviews: Richard Marais, Nadia Harbeck, René Bernards
  • Feature articles: Biosimilars, Melanoma, Next-Generation Sequencing, Burnout
  • Plus our Member Focus article on Andrea Alimonti, the latest movers and shakers, as well as news from ESMO communities

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Feature: Piecing Together The Melanoma Jigsaw

  • 22 Jun 2017
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In less than a decade, melanoma has seen a number of impressive treatment advances that have transformed the outcome of patients with this disease. Teresa Amaral, a medical oncologist from Portugal who is currently investigating the treatment of melanoma in patients with brain metastases as part of her PhD, gives us a glimpse into the fast-moving world of melanoma research.

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Liquid Biopsies: Poised to Revolutionise Cancer Care

  • 09 Jun 2017
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Liquid biopsy is a perfect example of how translational research can improve the lives of cancer patients. Caroline Dive, Professor of Pharmacology at Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, is passionate about the potential of this technology. Here she tells us why she thinks liquid biopsies look set to take the cancer world by storm.

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ESMO Preceptorships: allowing the humanity to surface

  • 14 Apr 2017
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With the obvious objective of updating medical knowledge, these dynamic and interactive preceptorships also push participants to enhance their communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and to become more patient-focused.

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Member Focus: ESMO Globetrotters

  • 07 Apr 2017
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Anyone wondering what it would be like to work in oncology in a country where you don’t speak the language and where the healthcare system is dramatically different to that in your own country will learn a lot from Gil Morgan and Bishal Gyawali, ESMO members who have done just that.

 

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A Global Curriculum for a Global Age

  • 31 Mar 2017
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The ESMO/ASCO Global Curriculum is a set of common guidelines offering a global perspective of the clinical training required for physicians to qualify as medical oncologists. We talked to the developers, trainers and a trainee about the importance of the curriculum and the recent updates.

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Attracting the Brightest and the Best to Oncology: The ESMO-ESO course for medical students

  • 20 Feb 2017
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With two successful years now under its belt, we had a delve around to find out why this course is speaking to many medical students

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Women for Oncology: How do they do it?

  • 20 Feb 2017
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Three inspirational female oncologists share their experiences of life in a man’s world and, together with an ardent male advocate, suggest how women can redress the balance.

 

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Living the Dream – Running a Comprehensive Cancer Centre: Alexander Eggermont

  • 06 Feb 2017
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As Director General of Europe’s premier comprehensive cancer centre, Alexander Eggermont knows a thing or two about focus and determination. Here he describes what it means to get your ideal job, what that job entails and how loving your career could be the key to a happy marriage.

 

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Could These be ESMO’s Future Leaders?

  • 26 Jan 2017
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In an exciting new initiative this year – the ESMO Leaders Generation Programme – 15 oncologists spent nearly a week in Lugano, where ESMO has its headquarters, learning how to become successful leaders. Via a series of workshops and presentations, the participants were put through their paces by an expert faculty of ESMO leaders, other key opinion leaders and external professional experts.

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Passion, Self-Awareness and a Good Mentor: the keys to a successful career

  • 13 Jan 2017
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You would be hard-pressed to find someone in oncology who hasn’t heard of José Baselga. Currently Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he is a world leader in research into targeted therapy for breast cancer. ESMO President in 2008–2009, he was elected as the President of the American Association for Cancer Research for 2015–2016. José Baselga was also a co-founder of the IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference.

 

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Going Back to Basics to Cure Cancer: an interview with Alberto Bardelli

  • 05 Jan 2017
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Drug resistance and tumour heterogeneity limit the effectiveness of current cancer therapies. Cure remains elusive for some cancers because the steps that drive cancer development and progression are poorly understood. These are just two reasons why we need to improve what we know about the basic mechanisms of cancer, argues Alberto Bardelli

 

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Young Blood: inside the ESMO Young Oncologists Committee

  • 05 Jan 2017
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At the heart of ESMO’s efforts to support young oncologists (YOs) is the Young Oncologists Committee (YOC), a band of inspired, enthusiastic peers who understand what the new generation of oncologists need and are constantly trying to develop new ways to provide it.

 

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