14th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium

De 14e editie van het Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium vindt plaats op zaterdag 20 January 2018 in Gent. Registreren kan reeds via deze link.

Programme 20 January 2018

09.00 Registration with coffee and croissants

09.30 Welcome
Veerle Surmont, UZ Ghent

09.35 Keynote Lecture: Is more postoperative surveillance better? Results of IFCT 0302.
Virginie Westeel, Besançon, France

10.00 Voting session
Thomas Malfait, UZ Ghent

Session 1: Oligometastatic disease: Controversies and challenges
Chair: Jan van Meerbeeck

10.10 Oligometastatic NSCLC: is there a role for a multidisciplinary approach?
Annemarie Dingemans, Maastricht UMC+

10.30 SBRT for oligometastases: evidence from clinical trials to real life.
Yolande Lievens, UZ Ghent

11.00 Coffee break

Session 2: Immuno-onco: what’s new?
Chairs: Karim Vermaelen, Marc van Eijkeren

11.30 I/O and radiotherapy: more than the abscopal effect?
Dirk DeRuysscher, Maastro Clinic, NL

11.55 Checkpoint inhibition in lung cancer : where do we go from here?
Joachim Aerts, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

Session 3: Challenges in oncogene addicted NSCLC
Chairs: Thomas Malfait, Annelies Janssens

12.20 Uncommon driver mutations in NSCLC: are they targetable?
Joop de Langen, NKI, NL

12.40 ALK positive NSCLC: do we (pseudo-)progress?
Sanjay Popat, Royal Marsden, UK

13.05 Summary
Jan van Meerbeeck, UZ Antwerp

13.10 Walking lunch


Congress center ‘t Pand
Onderbergen 1
9000 Gent
T: +(32) 09 264 83 05


Accredited with RIZIV/INAMI is pending, last year 3.5 E&E points. Accreditation by NVALT is granted with 3 points

Target audience

This symposium will be of special interest for pulmonologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, pathologists, and investigators interested in thoracic oncology.


Registration fee is EUR 50 (EUR 30 for ASO’s), and is including admission to the meeting, programme/abstract book, break, lunch buffet and certificate of attendance. For questions please contact registrations@congresscare.com


Written cancellations received via registrations@congresscare.com before Friday, 5 January 2018 will be refunded less EUR 15 administration costs.







Boehringer Ingelheim

Lilly Oncology


14th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium
20 januari 2018

© Copyright 2023 - Congress Care - Website door Lemone