We are delighted to invite you to the 16th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium on 18 January 2020. This annual symposium offers a unique opportunity to meet (inter) national experts in thoracic oncology. Save the date and don’t miss the experience of this great meeting in the magnificent city of Ghent!
We look forward meeting you!
Veerle Surmont, UZ Ghent
Yolande Lievens, UZ Ghent
Jan van Meerbeeck, UZ Antwerp
Programme 18 January 2020
09.00 Registration with coffee
09.30 Welcome and introduction
Veerle Surmont, UZ Ghent
Session 1 : How to implement quality management in lung cancer care?
Chairs: Jan van Meerbeeck, UZ Antwerp, Thomas Malfait, UZ Ghent
09.35 VIP² : trick or threat?
Elisabeth Van Eycken, Belgian Cancer Registry
Session 2 : New challenges and paradigms in lung cancer radiotherapy
Chairs: Yolande Lievens, UZ Ghent, Charlotte Billiet, Iridium Kankercentrum, Antwerp
10.00 Protontherapy in lung cancer: a new paradigm?
Robin Wijsman, UMCG, the Netherlands
10.25 Metastasis-directed treatment for oligometastases in lung cancer: a new standard of care?
Maarten Lambrecht, UZ Leuven
10.50 Coffee break
Session 3: Where is systemic lung cancer treatment heading to?
Chairs: Veerle Surmont UZ Ghent, Alexandra Kopitopoulou UZ Ghent
11.20 New perspectives in K-ras and RET-mutated NSCLC
Egbert Smit, AvL, Amsterdam
11.45 Dendritic cell therapy in lung cancer: finally from bench to bed?
Karim Vermaelen, UZ Ghent
12.10 Cancer imaging, there’s more than meets the eye
Regina Beets-Tan, NKI, Amsterdam
12.35 Angiogenesis in the I/O era: does it matter?
Frances Shepherd, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, CDN
Annelies Janssens, UZ Antwerp
13.15 Walking lunch
Congress center ‘t Pand
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Accreditation application with RIZIV/INAMI is pending. The symposium was accredited with 3.5 E&E points last year.
The NVALT (Nederlandse Vereniging van Artsen voor Longziekten en Tuberculose) has granted 3 points for the 16th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium.
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 65 (EUR 45 for ASO’s), and is including admission to the meeting, break, lunch buffet and certificate of attendance. For questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Written cancellations received via email@example.com before Friday, 3 January 2020 will be refunded less EUR 15 administration costs.