BRAVO Symposium - Fighting Breast Cancer with Innovative Radiotherapy… for everyone

Odile Michel
Belgian Radiation Oncology Awareness and Visibility Organization


SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Centre



Belgian Radiation Oncology Awareness and Visibility Organization
“Fighting Breast Cancer with Innovative Radiotherapy… for everyone?”
Venue: SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Centre Date: 17/11/2018 Cost: free- register via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bravo-symposium-2018-tickets-47418452869
8h45 – 09h15 Venue opens and 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
Note: Accreditation is applied for in category 6 – Ethics and Economy