Innovations in Oncology

How to Eliminate Colon Cancer - A Road Map

3rd International Symposium: “Innovations in Oncology”

Heidelberg, June 26-27, 2017 | German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Hosted by the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) Heidelberg, the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the Heidelberg University Hospital , the Felix Burda Foundation, the German Network against Colorectal Cancer and in cooperation with the German Cancer Society (DKG) the 3rd International Symposium: “Innovations in Oncology” will bring together scientists and physicians from academics to industry and foster interdisciplinary communication and collaboration.

This year´s workshop aims at developing a Roadmap to Eliminate Colon Cancer through moderated and interactive panel discussions along a comprehensive range of scientific sessions. From discussing the impact of lifestyle and food, gut microbiota, new models of risk prediction, early detection and prognosis, to innovative approaches in therapy, this symposium will be the first to discuss latest findings in all relevant areas of a colon cancer patient’s career and to transfer innovative scientific advances into a practical guideline, called “the Heidelberg Roadmap”.

We are looking forward to welcome you from 26 – 27 June 2017 in the beautiful city of Heidelberg and strengthen the links in cancer research and medicine.

The Organizing Committee


Christof von Kalle

Director, Translational Oncology
National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg


Dirk Jäger


Director, Medical Oncology
National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg

 


Christa Maar


CEO Felix Burda Foundation
President of German Network
Against Colorectal Cancer


Georg Ralle


General Secretary of German
Network Against Colorectal Cancer