BGDO Annual Meeting 2023

Programme Registration


The BGDO community is excited at the prospect of hosting our in person annual meeting.

DATE:  Saturday 14 January 2023 – morning session

VENUE: Media Arena –  Zone 1 Research Park 30 – 1731 Zellik

The programme attempts to get to the heart of our clinical concerns by addressing burning questions about the genetics and genomics of digestive cancers.


Registration – welcome coffee
Welcome Address: Alain Hendlisz, BGDO chairman

Molecular testing in GI oncology

Chairs: Leen Mortier – AZ Sint-Maarten, Mechelen
Marc Van den Eynde – Cliniques Saint Luc, Brussels

Proteins, DNA, RNA
Guy Van Camp – UZ Antwerpen

How to read results of a somatic test report
Guy Froyen – Jessa Ziekenhuis, Hasselt

Results of GeNeo
Philippe Aftimos – Hôpital Universitaire de Bruxelles Bordet-Erasme

Referral for germline testing
Karin Dahan – IPG, Gosselies

Short topic on follow-up carriers of hereditary cancer risk mutations
Karen Geboes – UZ Gent

Round table discussion

10:55 Brunch

Presentation BGDO Awards

BGDO Award
Sarah Cappuyns – UZ Leuven

Timon Vandamme – UZ Antwerpen

National consensus and clinical guidance for diagnosis and management of hereditary pancreatic cancer syndrome

Chairs: Jeroen Dekervel – UZ Leuven | Bart Op de Beeck – UZ Antwerpen

Overview guideline
Astrid De Cuyper – Cliniques Saint Luc, Brussels

Issues in management
Marianna Arvanitaki – Hôpital Universitaire de Bruxelles Bordet-Erasme

General Assembly

Media Arena –  Zone 1 Researchpark 30 –  1731 Zellik ● Free Parking

ACCREDITATION Gastroenterology requested


Payment to BGDO account number BE63 3400 2014 3908 – subject first & last name + e-mail + meeting 23- * not applicable for free registration (BGDO Members 2023).

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