BRAVO Symposium 2016

BRAVO Symposium 2016

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SQUARE - Brussels Meeting Centre

Ravensteinstraat 2

1000 Brussel


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Topic: Radiation Oncology in the Fight against Cancer


  • 09h00 - 09h25: Venue opens

  • 09h25 - 09h30: Welcome address (Steven Cuypers, Co-President BRAVO for the industry)
  • 09h30 - 09h50: Radiotherapy in Belgium: An insight through the European looking glass (Prof Dr. Yolande Lievens, Chair Radiation Oncology Department at University Hospital Ghent)
  • 09h55 - 10h15: Modern radiation oncology, a subtle balance between standardisation and individualisation (Prof. Dr Dirk Verellen – Iridium Kankernetwerk, Antwerp; VUB, Faculteit Geneeskunde en Farmacie)

  • 10h20 - 10h45: Break

  • 10h45 - 11h05: High quality radiotherapy: a life saver or just a costly exercise? (Prof. Dr Dirk Van Gestel – Chair Radiation Oncology Department at Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels)
  • 11h10 - 11h45: Expanding Global Access to Radiotherapy: Demand, Supply, and Benefit (Prof. David Jaffray – Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre; Executive VP Technology and Innovation at UHN; co-author of “Expanding global access to radiotherapy” in The Lancet (2015))
  • 11h45 - 12h00: Q&A
  • 12h00 - 12h05: Closing Remarks (Prof. Dr Gert De Meerleer – Co-President BRAVO for the physicians; Radiation Oncologist at University Hospital Leuven)

  • 12h05 - 13h00: Networking Lunch

Moderators: Prof. Dr. Karin Haustermans (Chair Radiation Oncology Department at University Hospital Leuven) and Prof. Dr. Wilfried De Neve (Professor Radiotherapy and Experimental Oncology at University Hospital Ghent).

Note: All presentations will be held in English with simultaneous translation into Dutch and French.

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