18th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium

We are delighted to invite you to the online 18th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium 22 January 2022. 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!

We look forward meeting you!

Veerle Surmont, UZ Ghent
Yolande Lievens, UZ Ghent
Jan van Meerbeeck, UZ Antwerp

Download programme announcement here

Saturday, 22 January 2022





09:00 Coffee

09:30 Welcome

09.35 SESSION 1: Pathology    
Chair: Patrick Pauwels  – Charlotte de Bondt

09:35 Implications of the new IASLC classification of lung cancer
Jan Robertus, Imperial College London/Brompton, UK

09:55 How to discuss the results in a molecular tumor board
Sanjay Popat, Royal Marsden Hospital, London UK

10:15 SESSION 2: Frontiers in innovative drugs   
Chairs: Jan van Meerbeeck & Karim Vermaelen

10:15 Value of innovative anticancer agents
Mattias Neyt, KCE, Brussels

10:35 IO beyond PD(l)-1: novel targets and drugs
John Haanen, NKI, Amsterdam, NL 

11:00 Coffee and tea

11:20 SESSION 3: Advances in surgical management
Chairs: Paul Van Schil & Veerle Surmont

11:20 Lobectomy or segmentectomy: is less better?
Hisao Asamura, Professor Of Surgery,  Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, JN

11:40 Consolidation salvage surgery in mNSCLC: stunt or standard?
Isabelle Opitz, Klinikdirektorin, UH Zürich, CH

12:00 SESSION 4: Controversies in (neo-)adjuvant strategies  
Chairs: Yolande Lievens & Jan van Meerbeeck

12:00 LungART: to irradiate or not pN2?
Cécile Le Pechoux, IGR, Paris, F

12:30 Neo-adjuvant (chemo-)immunotherapy: ready for prime time?
Mariano Provencio, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro-Majadahonda, Madrid, ES

13:00 Adjourn

13:15 Lunch


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

Please register on-line via the button above.
Registration fee is EUR 60 (EUR 30 for ASO’s), and is including admission to the meeting, programme, break, lunch buffet and certificate of attendance.

Written cancellations received before Friday, 4 January 2019 will be refunded less EUR 15 administration costs.

Accreditation at RIZIV/INAMI is pending.
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  • When January 22nd, 2022
  • Where Antwerpen, België
  • Category

18th Thoracic Oncology Winter Symposium
January 22nd, 2022

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