Dr Anelisa Coutinho received her medical training at the University of Bahia in Brazil. She is a Clinical Oncologist specialising in GI. Currently, she is Head of Gastrointestinal Oncology at the AMO Clinic in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Dr Coutinho is Director of GTG (Brazilian GI Tumors Group) and is an ESMO Faculty Member for the GI Tumours Faculty Group. She is a member of ESMO, ASCO and ENETS and was previously Director of the Brazilian Society of Clinical Oncology.