This year's Symposium covered developments in gastrointestinal medicine during more than 15 oral abstract presentations and over 700 poster presentations. To view the full-text abstracts presented at the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, please visit the Meeting Library. Thank you for supporting the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium and we look forward to another great program in 2017!