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2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Kicks Off Thursday

Jan. 21, 2016

Review the science that will be presented at this year’s meeting, and find out how you can follow along.

The 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium — a specialized oncology event designed to provide scientific and educational content for members of the GI cancer care and research community — will take place Thursday, Jan. 21, through Saturday, Jan. 23, in San Francisco, CA. This AGA-sponsored meeting encompasses the latest science in cancers of the esophagus and stomach; the pancreas, small bowel and hepatobiliary tract; and the colon, rectum and anus.

Take a few minutes to browse through the 2016 abstracts, all of which are available online. Top headlines from this year’s research include:

Follow Along
If you’re on Twitter, follow the hashtag #GI16 for live meeting updates and photos.

The 2016 GI Cancers Symposium is co-sponsored by the AGA Institute, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); and the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO).

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