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Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. Roche’s personalised healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostics that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. Founded in 1896, Roche has been making important contributions to global health for more than a century. Twenty-nine medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organization Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and chemotherapy.

In 2014, the Roche Group employed 88,500 people worldwide, invested 8.9 billion Swiss francs in R&D and posted sales of 47.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information, please visit .

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Donated content from this sponsor

What would you do?: Finding the optimal treatment for HER2-positive early breast cancer

  •  Welcome and introduction, José Baselga (Chair)
  •  The evolution of standard of care in HER2-positive eBC, David Miles, UK
  •  Exploring the personalised healthcare approach: The right treatment for the right patient, Eva Ciruelos, Spain
  •  The road ahead: What does the future hold for HER2-positive eBC therapies?, Luca Gianni, Italy
  •  Close, José Baselga
  •  Q&A session, All

Bringing Clarity to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer: Translating Data Into Clinical Decisions

  • Future perspectives for immunotherapy in lung cancer
  • Roy Herbst with introduction by Anne-Marie Dingemans

Immunotherapy for GU cancers: expanding options, changing paradigms

  • Welcome and introduction,Ignacio Durán
  •  Second-line treatment of urothelial cancer: achievements and perspectives,Ignacio Durán
  •  First-line treatment of urothelial cancer: emerging evidence and evolving paradigms,Nicholas James
  •  Immunotherapy combinations: future directions in renal cell carcinoma,Sumanta Pal

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