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16th thoracic oncology wintersymposium


18 januari 2020 van 9 tot 15 uur


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


Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent


Secretariaat Congress Care,  tel. +31 73 69 14 15 of info@congresscare.com


  • 9 uur: Registration with coffee
  • 9.30 uur: Welcome and introduction - Veerle Surmont, UZ Ghent
  • 9.35 uur: Session 1: How to implement quality management in lung cancer care?
    Chairs: Jan van Meerbeeck, UZ Antwerp, Thomas Malfait, UZ Ghent
    • VIP┬▓ : trick or threat ? - Elisabeth Van Eycken, Belgian Cancer Registry
  • 10-10.50 uur: Session 2 : New challenges and paradigms in lung cancer radiotherapy
    Chairs: Yolande Lievens, UZ Ghent, Charlotte Billiet, Iridium Kankercentrum, Antwerp
    • Protontherapy in lung cancer: a new paradigm? - Robin Wijsman, UMCG, the Netherlands
    • Metastasis-directed treatment for oligometastases in lung cancer: a new standard of care? - Maarten Lambrecht, UZ Leuven 
  • 10.50 uur: Coffee break
  • 11.20-13.15 uur: Session 3:  Where is systemic lung cancer treatment heading to?
    Chairs: Veerle Surmont UZ Ghent,  Alexandra Kopitopoulou, UZ Ghent
    • New perspectives in K-ras and RET-mutated  NSCLC - t.b.a.
    • Dendritic cell therapy in lung cancer: finally from bench to bed? - Karim Vermaelen, UZ Ghent   
    • Radiomics: an unusual new kid on the IO-prediction block? - Regina Beets-Tan, NKI, Amsterdam
    • Angiogenesis in the I/O era: does it matter? - Frances Shepherd, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, CDN
    • Summary - Annelies Janssens, UZ Antwerp
  • 13.15 uur: Walking lunch


Registration fee is EUR 65 (EUR 45 for ASO's), and is including admission to the meeting, break, lunch buffet and certificate of attendance. Y
ou can register by the registration form.

Accredited with RIZIV/INAMI is pending, last year 3.5 E&E points were accredited. Accreditation application NVALT is pending.