02:00 – 07:00 pm

Registration: Kvarner reception area

07:00 – 08:00 pm

Welcoming Reception, Kvarner Terrace


08:30 – 08:35 am

Welcome and Introduction. Branimir I. Sikic (USA) 


Morning session


Lung Cancers – Chair: Robert Pirker (Austria)

08:35 – 09:30 am

David Gandara (USA): Best of ASCO 2018 in Lung Cancers

09:30 – 11:00 am

Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers:  Thoracic Cancers Tumor Board 

Four cases moderated by Prof. Pirker (Austria) and discussed by the panel 

Faculty Panel:

Medical Oncologists: David Gandara (USA), Dragana Jovanovic (Serbia), Miro Samardzija (Croatia), Tanja Čufer (Slovenia)

Radiation Oncologists: Antonio Juretić (Croatia)

Surgical Oncologist: Tomaz Stupnik (Slovenia)

11:00 – 11:45 am  

Coffee break and Poster Viewing

11:45 – 12:30 pm

Satellite Symposium 1: Boehringer Ingelheim

Sharing our knowledge in NSCLC

Miroslav Samaržija, Croatia: Welcome and Introduction

Maya Gottfried, Israel: Current treatment options for EGFR mutation positive NSCLC

Maximilian Hochmair, Austria: Update on the role of Nintedanib

in advanced pre-treated adenocarcinoma of the lung

Miroslav Samaržija, Croatia: Summary and concluding remarks

12:30 – 01:15 pm

Satellite Symposium 2: Roche medical symposium

Immunotherapy in the era of precision medicine

01:15 – 02:00 pm

Lunch and Poster Viewing

02:00 – 05:15 pm

Gastrointestinal Cancers – Chair: Gyorgy Bodoky (Hungary)

02:00 - 02:45 pm

Gyorgy Bodoky (Hungary): Best of ASCO 2018 Colorectal Cancers

02:45 – 03:30 pm

George Fisher (USA): Best of ASCO 2018 Other Gastrointestinal Cancers

03:30 – 04:45 pm


Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers:

Gastrointestinal Cancers Combined Modality Tumor Board

Four cases moderated by Prof. Fisher and discussed by the panel  

Faculty Panel:

Medical Oncologists: Gyorgy Bodoky (Hungary), Stjepko Plestina (Croatia)

Radiation Oncologists: Antonio Juretic (Croatia)

Surgical Oncologists: Marko Zelić (Croatia)



Morning session


Best of ASCO, Chair: Branimir Sikic (USA)

08:30 – 09:15 am

Ian Tannock (Canada): Best of ASCO 2018 Genitourinary Tumors

09:15 – 09:45 am

Renata Zaucha (Poland): Best of ASCO 2018 Melanoma and Sarcoma  

09:45 – 10:15 am

Eduard Vrdoljak (Croatia): Best of ASCO 2018 Gynecologic Cancers

10:15 – 11:00 am

Coffee break and poster viewing

11:00 – 12:00 am

Branimir Sikic (USA): Update on CD47: a new immune checkpoint

12:00 – 03:00 pm

Lunch and Poster Viewing

03:00 – 05:00 pm

Young Investigators Forum, Chair: Ian Tannock (Canada)

03:00 – 04:00 pm

Career advice for the young investigator: Ian Tannock (Canada)

04:00 – 05:00 pm

Research Forum for Young Oncologists:

Short Oral Presentations of Selected Abstracts  

Six abstracts will be selected for 10-minute oral presentation and discussion.



Breast Cancer


Chair: Tanja Čufer (Slovenia)

8:30 – 9:15 am

Tanja Čufer (Slovenia): Best of ASCO 2018 ER+/HER2+ Breast Cancer

9:15 – 10:00 am

Alexandru Eniu (Romania): Best of ASCO 2018 Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Local/Regional Therapies

10:00 – 11:30 am

Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers:

Breast Cancer Combined Modality Tumor Board

Four cases moderated by Prof. Čufer and discussed by the panel



Faculty Panel:

Medical Oncologists: Alexandru Eniu (Romania), Damir Vrbanec (Croatia), Semir Bešlija (BiH), Tanja Čufer (Slovenia)

Radiation Oncologists: Lidija Beketić-Orešković (Croatia), Eduard Vrdoljak (Croatia)

Surgical Oncologist: Marko Snoj (Slovenia)

11:30 – 11:45 am

Closing ceremony. Announcement of awards for young investigators


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