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2nd Edition of International Conference on Gastroenterology

October 21-23, 2024, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

October 21 -23, 2024 | Baltimore, MD, USA

GI Tract Cancer and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

GI Tract Cancer and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer refers to tumours of the oesophagus, pancreas, stomach, colon, rectum, anus, liver, biliary system, and small intestine that affect the gastrointestinal tract and other organs located within the digestive system. When the cells lining one or more of the organs in the digestive tract change and begin to grow, tumours form, and the cancer can spread to the lymph nodes and other organs. Patients with early-stage GI cancer may not experience any symptoms. It's also practically hard to feel gastrointestinal tumours as they grow. As a result, GI malignancies are frequently detected in screenings prior to the onset of symptoms. Or they're diagnosed after they've progressed to the point where they're producing more serious symptoms.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a type of cancer that begins in the liver. It's not the same as "secondary" liver tumours, which have moved from other organs to the liver. It can sometimes be treated with surgery or transplantation if discovered early. Although it cannot be cured in more severe cases, treatment and care can help the patient live longer and better.

  • Cancers of the digestive system
  • Treatment and risk factors
  • New advances in cancer research
  • Early screening and diagnosis
Committee Members
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Philip M Hemken

Philip M Hemken

Abbott Diagnostics Division R&D, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - John Andrew Sutton

John Andrew Sutton

Gastria Ltd, United Kingdom
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Orestis Ioannidis

Orestis Ioannidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Gastro 2024 Speakers
Speaker at GI Conferences - Perry Hookman

Perry Hookman

Light of the World Free Clinic, United States
Speaker at GI Conference - Bipneet Singh

Bipneet Singh

Henry Ford Jackson, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Dakota Bigham

Dakota Bigham

The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, United States
Speaker at GI Conferences - Mariam Alamgir

Mariam Alamgir

Washington State University Internal Medicine, United States

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