BMS at ESMO 2020

 Continuing our pursuit of scientific advancement for people with cancer

Intended for U.S. scientific audiences only.

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) annual meeting is a critical hub for scientific exchange, and despite the challenges of the past year, our commitment to collaborating with the community and pursuing innovative solutions for patients with cancer remains steadfast. We look forward to exploring the latest research approaches and sharing progress for people affected by cancer.

Driving Innovation Through Collaboration 

Hear from our chief medical officer of Global Drug Development, Samit Hirawat, M.D., about our commitment to working together to transform outcomes for people with cancer. 

 Our Data at ESMO

Read more about our key data being presented at the meeting.

Our Science   

We are working every day to develop innovative therapies for people affected by cancer. Learn about our recent advances and what we have on the horizon.

Addressing Cancer Earlier 

We are researching the role immunotherapy may play in improving patient outcomes when used in earlier stages of a patient’s disease. Hear more from our development lead of Gastrointestinal Cancers, Ian Waxman, M.D.

Approaching Thoracic Cancers from Different Angles  

The needs of patients with lung cancer are unique, which is why we’re exploring a variety of treatment approaches. Learn from our vice president and head of Oncology Clinical Development, Sabine Maier, M.D.

In the Pipeline 

What pathways are we researching in oncology and hematology? Visit our R&D pipeline page to find out. 

Advancing Cancer Research: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 

Learn about advancements in cancer research throughout history and how they lead to where we are today. 

Cell Therapy 

Learn more about the science behind cell therapy. 

Comprehensive Approach to Cancer Research 

Learn about our comprehensive approach to cancer research across the biological spectrum, exploring various modalities, research approaches and important areas of focus.  

Continuing Oncology Advancements During COVID-19

The work done by the entire medical community inspires us to do our part for people living with cancer every day, but especially during these challenging and unpredictable times.

Partnering to Improve Cancer Care in the Age of COVID-19

Leaders from BMS and the oncology advocacy community discuss the immediate and long-term impacts for cancer patients as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Addressing Barriers to Clinical Trial Participation and Clinical Trial Diversity 

A conversation with our chief medical officer of Global Drug Development, Samit Hirawat, M.D.

Supporting the Evolving Needs of People Living with Blood Cancer 

Learn more about BMS’ commitment to people living with blood cancer from our vice president of Hematology Global Medical Affairs, Diane McDowell, M.D.


Our research at ESMO this year spans 15 different types of cancer and multiple therapeutic modalities. Learn more about some of them below.

Protein Degradation Fact Sheet 

Understand the process of cellular protein degradation. 

LSD1 Pathway Fact Sheet  

Learn more about the LSD1 pathway and its implications in cancer research.

Disease State Infographics  

Download infographic resources on different cancers and disease types.