The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference of Interventional Oncology (APCIO 2021) Held in Beijing
On December 19, 2021, successfully concluded in Beijing was the three-day online conference hosted by the department of interventional treatment of Peking University Cancer Hospital (PKUCH): the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference of Interventional Oncology and the 8th Tumor Minimally Invasive Interventional Therapy and Targeted Therapy International Forum.
The theme of the conference was Minimally IO & MDT. More than 30 overseas experts and nearly 200 domestic specialists in oncology, surgery, imaging, and radiology shared their experience and held discussions online. The conference included ten keynote speeches in English and 35 keynote speeches and luncheons in Chinese. There were over 1000 viewers from home and abroad, with twenty thousand hits and a total viewing time of more than 1700 hours during the conference sessions. The conference promoted international exchanges, expanded the vision of diagnosis and treatment, and enhanced knowledge and skills. Besides, it was also one of the tasks of the conference to train disciplinary talents. An English speech contest was especially held for young doctors, through which they demonstrated the demeanor of the young interventional oncologists.
PKUCH Professor Yang Renjie presents association contribution awards to previous conference chairmen and supporters: Professor Sanjiv Sharma (upper right)
from India Institute of Medical Sciences, Professor David Lu (lower right) from University of California, Los Angeles, and Professor Alex Tang (lower left) from Malaysia Subang Medical Center.
PKUCH Professor Yang Renjie, Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Association of Interventional Oncology, reviewed the establishment process of the association, expressed gratitude to the previous chairmen, and presented them with association contribution awards. On the last day of the conference, Professor Yang Renjie completed the handover ceremony online and the host city of the next conference will be Shanghai, China.
Written by: Lang Lang
Edited by: Liu Xin
Source: PKU Cancer Hospital