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Highlights of the 22nd EACR meeting and tackling glioblastoma

7th - 10th Jul 2012

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Published: 16.07.12
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Dr Joan Seoane – Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology, Spain

Dr Joan Seoane talks to ecancer at EACR 22 in Barcelona about the highlights of the meeting and the need for advancement in treating glioblastoma.


Dr Seoane notes that all of the highlights at this year’s EACR meeting centered on tailored medicine and biomarkers to develop better treatment; with focus also given to translational research and getting information from the laboratory to the clinic quicker.


The meeting also alerted researchers and doctors to the importance to cancer stem cells and the metabolic impact of cancer and how this can be targeted.


In addition, Dr Seoane pays particular attention to glioblastoma and the need to work through collaborations to correct the insufficient treatment methods for this disease.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation