Article Abstract

New perspectives in multidisciplinary treatment of esophageal cancer: the “First East Asian Conference on Multidisciplinary Treatment of Esophageal Cancer” held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province

Authors: Editorial Office

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The First East Asian Conference on Multidisciplinary Treatment of Esophageal Cancer, hosted by the Chinese Society of Esophageal Cancer, Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (CACA-CSEC), and organized by the Western China Radiation Therapy Association of Sichuan Province and the Cancer Hospital Affiliate to University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (Sichuan Cancer Hospital & Institute), was held in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, from 20 to 22 April, 2018. The meeting brought together top experts in esophageal cancer from China, Japan, etc. to share their experiences and insights on esophageal cancer management. Prof. Yongtao Han from Sichuan Cancer Hospital and Institute and Prof. Yin-Kai Chao from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital individually demonstrated the minimally invasive surgeries for esophageal cancer. The 3-day event was well attended and provided the audience with up-to-date information on the multidisciplinary treatment of esophageal cancer.