ESMO Translational Research and Personalised Medicine Working Group: Major Achievements

2017

  • Partner in the 7th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer; support for the meeting bursary awards
  • E-Learning module on New developments in epigenetics and potential clinical applications
  • Fifth ESMO Symposium on Signalling Pathways in partnership with EACR on DNA damage response: from cancer biology to oncology practice

2016

  • Several new Biomarker Factsheets
  • Two new V-Learning modules on Molecular Pathways in cancer
  • Fourth ESMO Signalling Pathways Symposium on HER/EGFR family signalling

2015

  • Factsheets in Biomarkers
  • Update of Translational Research Handbook
  • Update of ESMO Glossary in Molecular Biology with a new section on Molecular Techniques
  • Third V-Learning module on Molecular Pathways in cancer
  • Third ESMO Signalling Pathways Symposium on targeting the MAPK pathway: From RAS to MEK

2014

  • Second V-Learning module on Molecular Pathways in Cancer
  • ESMO/BIG Curriculum in Translational Research in Breast Cancer
  • The ESMO Translational Research and Personalised Medicine Working Group endorses Curriculum’s applicability for translational research training in any other tumour types
  • Second ESMO Signalling Pathways Symposium on targeting the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway in cancer

ESMO Translational Research Working Group: Major Achievements

2013

  • First V-Learning module on Molecular Pathways in Cancer

2011/2012

  • Review of ESMO Glossary in Molecular Biology

2010

  • Organisation of meeting with European Thoracic Oncology Platform on translational research in lung cancer

2009

  • Collaboration with E-learning Working Group on production of modules with translational research oriented topics

2007

  • Collaboration with Publishing Working Group on content development for ESMO Handbook of Principles of Translational Research

2005

  • Translational Research Working Group established

ESMO Personalised Medicine Task Force: Major achievements

2013

  • First ESMO Signalling Pathways Symposium on targeting HER/EGFR family in cancer
  • ESMO Guide for Patients in Personalised Medicine
  • Webinar on personalised cancer treatment and patient stratification using NGS and other OMICs data

2012

  • Personalised medicine focused video series
  • Collaboration with ESMO Guidelines Working Group on development of personalised medicine section in guidelines on all tumour types where appropriate
  • Personalised medicine section in OncologyPro-based Tumour Knowledge Portal
  • Personalised Medicine Task Force established

Last update: July 2017