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World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer
Celebrating 25 Years of Inspiring & Influencing Breakthroughs
28 June – 1 July 2023 | Barcelona, Spain

For 25 years, the World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer has been the foundation for sharing the most advanced research and innovations impacting the field of GI oncology.

As the largest global gathering in the field, the Congress brings together leading gastroenterology, oncology, pathology, and hepatology experts, clinicians, and surgeons, as well as clinical researchers from across the globe to share pioneering research, approaches, and best practices in treating patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

We invite you to join us for our fully live 25th anniversary event on 28 June – 1 July 2023 at the Centre Convencions International Barcelona (CCIB).

the world's top key opinion leaders

The World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer represents the year’s leading gathering of international oncology professionals who are dedicated to improving the lives of patients impacted by diseases of the GI tract. 

The program provides all stakeholders with opportunities to learn, debate, discuss, and network in this very active scientific field where recent progress has led to improvements in patient outcomes.

2.400 +
Scientific Sessions
Practice-Changing Days
Who Should Attend?

The Congress is specifically designed for practicing clinicians dedicated to enhancing their knowledge and advancing the treatment and management of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Medical Oncologists
Radiation Oncologists
Clinical Researchers
Meet the Chairs

Comprised of some of the world’s leading experts in gastrointestinal cancer, the Scientific Committee has developed a comprehensive programme to ensure you learn and discuss the most advanced approaches known today.

Founding Chair
Eric Van Cutsem
Leuven, Belgium
Josep Tabernero
Barcelona, Spain
Vice Chair
Michel Ducreux
Paris, France
"This was the best conference I have attended in 35 years"
"This remains the best GI cancer meeting in Europe and is hugely relevant to my needs."
"It was great to meet the leading specialists in the field. I am from a smaller country, and this Congress allowed me to meet with professors from Belgium, France, Austria, and other countries.”
"This is the best Gastrointestinal Cancer Meeting in Oncology!"
The Scientific Programme

Through didactic lectures, tandem talks, debates, keynote lectures, and selected abstract presentations, the Scientific Programme examines a range of gastrointestinal malignancies and offers a mix of dynamic education and exchange:

Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer of the Bile Ducts
Clinical Trials Methodology and Endpoints
Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Rare Tumors
Liver Malignancies
Prevention of GI Cancer
Molecular Profiling of Colorectal Cancer
Multimodality Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Immunotherapy for GI Cancers
Peritoneal Metastases
Hepatocellular Cancer
Colorectal Cancer

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