ITM AG, a leading radiopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will host a virtual industry satellite symposium titled, “A Global Perspective on the Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors – the Evolving Role of Targeted Radionuclide Diagnostics and Therapy” at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2021. The symposium will feature renowned key opinion leaders in the field and will be held on Friday, September 17th, 2021, from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm CEST on channel 3, open to ESMO registered participants.
The speakers are key precision oncology experts and will lead critical discussions addressing the changes within the treatment and diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors. They will cover a range of topics examining the impact of NET diagnostic paradigms, treatment guidelines, and recent advancements within the clinical studies of Targeted Radionuclide Therapy. In addition to the ongoing COMPETE trial, the new phase III trial COMPOSE, a prospective study in high Grade 2 and Grade 3 gastroenteropancreatic NETs, will be presented. Participants will be able to interact with the speakers in a Q&A session at the end of the event.
Scientific Program and Participating Experts:
Welcome & Introduction
Raj Srirajaskanthan, MD, FRCP King’s College Hospital, London, UK (5 mins)
Changes in the Incidence and Prevalence of NETs – Impact of New Diagnostic Paradigms
Simon Singh, MD, MPH Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (20 mins)
The Evolution of Guidelines for the Treatment of NETs
Namrata Vijayvergia, MD, FACP Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, U.S. (20 mins)
The Role of Targeted Radionuclide Therapy in Clinical Trials
Grace Kong, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, FAANMS Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, Melbourne, Australia (20 mins)
- Q&A and Closing Remarks (25 mins)
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