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Bravo Symposium

November 17, 2018

Fighting Breast Cancer with Innovative Radiotherapy… for everyone?


08h45 – 09h15 Welcome coffee

09h15 – 09h20 Welcome address
Steven Cuypers, Co-President BRAVO

09h20 – 09h35 Breast cancer radiotherapy: exposure of the heart and lungs
Dr F. K. Duane, MRC Clinical Research Fellow Clinical Oncology – Oxford University Hospitals

09h40 – 09h55 Oncoplasty and Radiotherapy: enemy brothers or… the best friends?
Dr P. Cusumano, Surgical Oncology (Breast and pelvis) – CHU Liège

10h00 – 10h15 Harnessing radiotherapy to boost immune responses against breast cancer
Prof. M. Piccart, Professor of Medical Oncology – Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Scientific Director – The Jules Bordet Institute Brussels

10h20 – 10h35 Can innovative techniques save lives?
Prof. L. Veldeman, Radiation Oncologist – UZ Gent

10h40 – 11h10 BREAK

11h10 – 11h25 Oncoplasty and Radiotherapy in Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Dr F. Stillaert, Plastic Surgeon – UZ Gent

11h30 – 11h45 Patient testimonial

11h45 – 12h10
Closing the Gap. 50% less mortality in 10 years as a bold goal
Jurgen Vanpraet, Director Think Pink Belgium

12h10 – 12h20 Q&A

12h25 – 12h30 Closing Remarks
Prof. Dr G. De Meerleer, Co-President BRAVO

12h30 – 13h30 LUNCH

Moderators: Dr J.-F. Daisne, Prof. Dr W. De Neve, Dr C. Kirkove, Dr V. Remouchamps, Prof. Dr E. Van Limbergen


Free entrance by registration

Note: Accreditation is applied for in category 6 – Ethics and Economy
Note: All presentations will be held in English with simultaneous translation into Dutch and French.


November 17, 2018
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