BGDO Annual Meeting 2024


Welcome to the BGDO Annual Meeting 2024, where we dive into the intriguing world of Brain Puzzles in GI Cancer. Our program is designed to challenge your intellect, spark discussion, and provide insights into some of the most complex issues in gastrointestinal cancer. Join us for a day of knowledge sharing and collaborative thinking.

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8.30 Registration – welcome coffee

8.55  Welcome Address: Alain Hendlisz, BGDO chairman

9:00  Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Chairs: Timon Vandamme UZ Antwerpen | Timon Vandamme – UZ Antwerpen

  • Case Veerle Casneuf OLV Aalst
  • Controversies in locally advanced diseases: the role of preop and adjuvant therapies
    Ivan Borbath Cliniques Saint Luc, Brussels
    Jeroen Dekervel – UZ Leuven
  • Questions and answers

10:00  Pancreatic Cancer 

Chairs: Arnaud De Roover, CHU Liège |Karen Geboes – UZ Gent

  • Case Karen Geboes – UZ Gent
  • A place for combined modalities approaches in locally advanced diseases
    Christelle Bouchart –  HUB Bordet Erasme
  • Lessons from adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies
    Thierry Conroy – Unicancer Nancy
  • Questions and answers

11:10   Brunch

11:55   General Assembly

12:10   Adjuvant Treatment in Colorectal Cancer

Chairs: Leen Mortier – AZ Turnhout | Franscesco Sclafani – HUB Bordet Erasme

  • Case Leen Mortier – AZ Turnhout
  • New topics of interest under the microscope
    Magali Svrcek – AP-HP Paris
  • Adjuvant or neoadjuvant treatments ?
    Filip Van Herpe – UZ Leuven
  • Questions and answers

13:15  Conclusions  

Venue  Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport ~ Da Vincilaan 4 ~ 1831 Diegem  ●  Free Parking
Registration fee Physicians: 100€ – Trainee: 50€ – BGDO member: free
Accreditation Gastroenterology, ethics requested
Language: English