The next ILCA School of Liver Cancer will take place in Asia!

ILCA is very pleased to announce that the next edition of the ILCA School of Liver Cancer will take place for the first time in Asia and will be hosted by The Faculty of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 16−17 November 2019.

The Faculty of Medecine of CUHK was selected by the ILCA Reviewing Committee among many high quality of proposals received as the Center of Excellence to co-organise the ILCA School 2019.

The Faculty will provide an educational programme on hot and clinically relevant topics on liver cancers, HCC and cholangiocarcinoma, to a board spectrum of audience of clinicians and scientists.

 

The ILCA School of Liver Cancer aims at delivering scientific education and helping progress ILCA’s mission to advance research in pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of liver cancer.

The ILCA School is a unique learning platform for practitioners and investigators to receive education in an intense, interactive and multidisciplinary format.

This annual educational event consists of 1,5 day courses focusing on a specific topic and is hosted in a Centre of Excellence worldwide which is selected based on application.

The ILCA School provides fellows in gastroenterology, hepatology, basics/transitional researchers and other liver cancer related professionals an opportunity to enhance their scientific experience by attending a multidisciplinary programme delivered by the most eminent international liver cancer specialists.

Participants learn about the principles and nuances of the diagnosis, management, and clinical investigation of liver cancer. The School’s intense, multidisciplinary and interactive format offers attendees state-of-the-art clinically relevant information regarding the disease.

Educational format

  • A residential, didactic and interactive format
  • Dedicated time for one on one exchanges with a distinguished faculty and key opinion leaders
  • A balanced seminar format involving multidisciplinary faculty
  • Case-based examples for discussion emphasis

Who should attend?

Fellows in gastroenterology and hepatology training programmes, junior faculty, basic/translational researchers and experienced clinicians with a desire to become more involved in liver cancer investigation and care.

Stay tuned for more information about the next edition of the ILCA School of Liver Cancer!

Click here to get a glimpse of the last edition and what you can expect.