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15January 2022
Virtual

BGDO Annual Meeting 2022

Immunotherapy in GI Oncology

PROGRAMME  REGISTRATION

The  Virtual BGDO Annual Meeting on Saturday 15 January  morning will mainly focus on Immunotherapy in GI Oncology: more specifically on efficacy, toxicity and challenges, future prospects, basic science and health economics. We will also discuss the perspectives of immune therapies in digestive cancers.

PROGRAMME

8.30  BGDO GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SESSION 1
Chairs: Veerle Casneuf – OLV Aalst  |  Jean-Luc Van Laethem - ULB Erasme, Brussels

9:00    Efficacy & Failures across tumour types  

  • Standard recommendation in Belgium: MSI-H CRC, Liver Cancer, Upper GI
    Marc Peeters – UZ Antwerp
  • Challenges and new evolutions in  immuno-oncology in Digestive Cancers
    Eric Van Cutsem - UZ Leuven

10:00  Toxicity of immunotherapies  Karen Geboes - UZ Gent

10:30 Break

SESSION 2
Chairs: Alain Hendlisz- Institut Bordet Brussels  | Marc Van den Eynde – UCL Saint-Luc, Brussels

10:45    Outstanding lecture: Health Economics of Immune therapy in GI cancers
Lieven Annemans – Ghent University

11:30    Perspectives of Immune Therapies in “GI Cancers”  

  • What do we know about the mechanisms of action of immunotherapies for digestive cancers?
    Pierre Coulie - UCL Saint-Luc, Brussels
  • Future perspectives of Immunotherapy in upper GI cancers
    Markus Möhler - Medizinische Klinik Mainz

12:30 CLOSING REMARKS   

Accreditation: requested   Language: English

Thanks to our sponsors

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9December
Virtual - Online

Update on Lower GI Tumours 2021

Educational program

Thursday 9 December 2021  from  19:30 till  21:45

REPLAY

The BGDO in collaboration with BOhN announce its last meeting of this years' educational programme.

Program Lower GI Multidisciplinary meeting

 19:30
Session 1
Chairs: Saskia Carton,Imelda Bonheiden -  Javier Carrasco, Grand Hôpital de Charleroi

Clinical case stage II colon cancer with risk factors
Saskia Carton, Imelda Bonheiden
Discussant:  Philippe Martinive, Institut Jules Bordet Brussels
Round table:  Luigi Moretti, Institut Jules Bordet Brussels - Daniel Léonard, UCL Saint-Luc Brussels - Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerp

Clinical case locally advanced lower rectal cancer
Saskia Carton, Imelda Bonheiden
Discussant:    Luigi Moretti, Institut Jules Bordet Brussels
Round table:  Philippe Martinive, Institut Jules Bordet Brussels - Daniel Léonard, UCL Saint-Luc Brussels - Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerp -

20:30 Break

20:40 Session 2
Chairs: Leen Mortier, Sint-Maarten Mechelen -Nicky D’Haene, ULB Erasme

Clinical case oligometastatic recurrence-place of local treatment
Leen Mortier, Sint-Maarten Mechelen
Discussant:    Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerp
Round table:  Javier Carrasco, Grand Hôpital de Charleroi - Nicky D’Haene, ULB Erasme Brussels - Daniel Léonard, UCL Saint-Luc Brussels

Multimetastatic recurrence clinical case
Leen Mortier, Sint-Maarten Mechelen
Discussant:    Nicky D’Haene, ULB Erasme Brussels
Round table:  Javier Carrasco, Grand Hôpital de Charleroi -  Daniel Léonard, UCL Saint-Luc Brussels - Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerp

21:40 Conclusions

Practical Info

Registration: free  via this link
Registered participants will receive the digital link to the meeting two days  in advance.

Accreditation is requested

www.bgdo.orginfo@bgdo.org

Thanks

 

7September
Virtual

Post ASCO & ESMO World Congress

Educational program 3

Tuesday 7  September 2021  from  19:30 till  22:00

ProgramWatch again

 

The BGDO with the collaboration of BOH news are very honoured to announce its third meeting of this years' educational programme: Highlights of ASCO & ESMO World Congress on GI cancer 2021

Chair : Eric Van Cutsem, UZ Leuven
Co-chair: Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerp - BGDO Chairman

19:30

Oesophageal & Gastric Cancer
Marc Van den Eynde, UCL Saint-Luc, Brussels

Colon Cancer
Hans Prenen, UZ Antwerp

Round Table
Karen Geboes, UZ Gent
Leen Mortier, Sint-Maarten, Mechelen

20:30 Break

20:40

Hepatobiliary
Jean-Luc Van Laethem, ULB Erasme, Brussels

Translational
Jeroen Dekervel, UZ Leuven

Round Table
Anne Demols, ULB Erasme, Brussels
Alain Hendlisz, Institut Bordet, Brussels ~ BGDO vice chairman

21:45
Closing remarks

Accreditation is requested.

The registration is mandatory and we kindly ask you to register free of charge.

Thanks to

 

20-21May 2021
Brussels

FFCD & BGDO Digestive Oncology Course

Virtual

Programme

Presentations in pdf

The BGDO  co-organized with the FFCD (Fédération Francophone de Cancérologie Digestive) the Intensive Course in Digestive Oncology on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 May 2021.

The program covered all main aspects and topics in digestive oncology involving multidisciplinary approaches.

The presentations are available in pdf via this link.

Scientific Committee

Pr Ivan Borbath | Pr Karen Geboes | Pr Marc Peeters |Pr Jean-Luc Van Laethem | Pr Thomas Aparicio | Pr Sylvain Manfredi |  Pr Pierre Michel | Pr Jean-Marc Phelip

5May
Virtual - Online

Update on Upper GI Tumours 2021

Educational program

Wednesday 5 May 2021  from  19:30 till  22:00

The BGDO in collaboration with BOhN announce its second meeting of this years' educational programme.

Program

Chair : Marc Van den Eynde ~ UCL Saint-Luc, Brussel
Discussants: Eric Van Cutsem ~ UZ Leuven | Jean Luc Van Laethem ~  ULB Erasme

19:30 Gastro-oesophageal cancers

What’s new for the systemic treatment management of gastro-oesophageal cancers ?
Karen Geboes ~ UZ Gent

Unravelling the molecular landscape in Upper-GI cancer: what should we ask to our pathologist ?
Pieter Demetter ~  Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels

20:40 Break

20:50 Hepato-biliary cancers

New systemic treatment strategies for HCC.
Ivan Borbath ~ UCL Saint-Luc, Brussels

New systemic treatment strategies for cholangiocarcinoma’s.
Anne Demols ~ ULB Erasme, Brussels

22:00 Closing remarks

Accreditation is requested.

The registration is mandatory and we kindly ask you to register free of charge.

 

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24March
Virtual - Online

Highlights of ASCO-GI & ENETS 2021

Educational program

The BGDO with the collaboration of BOH news are very honoured to announce its first meeting of this years' educational programme:

Highlights of ASCO-GI  and  ENETS 2021

Wednesday 24 March 2021  from  19:30 till  22:15

Program Registration

Accreditation is requested.

The registration is mandatory and we kindly ask you to register free of charge.

9January 2021
Virtual

BGDO Annual Meeting 2021

Rectal Cancer

Replay Program

Looking back at the successful virtual BGDO Annual meeting on Saturday 9 January 2021, we had great talks with interesting interactions and got very positive feedback.

You can replay the sessions via this link or view the slides in pdf.

 

Benefit and limitations of invasive endoscopy in (pre)malignant lesions
Presented by Arnaud Lemmers, André D’Hoore & Yves Panis

A new role for chemotherapy: is radiotherapy mandatory in locally advanced rectal cancer?
Presented by Michel Ducreux & Robert Glynne-Jones

Debate on neo-adjuvant treatment options and the future strategies
 With, Eric Van Cutsem,   Veerle Casneuf, Saskia Carton, Nicky D’Haene, André D'Hoore, Michel Ducreux,
Robert Glynne-Jones, Bart Op de Beeck.

Thanks to our Gold partners

 

Thanks to our Silver partners

10Sept. 2020
Virtual - Online

Virtual Post-ESMO Meeting on GI Cancers

Thursday 10 September from 20:00 till 22:00

OnDeamand Now Available 

You can follow the sessions of the  first virtual Post-ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer Meeting of 10 September 2020

  • Upper GI Cancers - Karen Geboes,  UZ Gent
  • Colorectal Cancer - Eric Van Cutsem, UZ Leuven
  • Hepatocellular Cancers  - Ivan Borbath, UCL Saint-Luc Brussels
  • Pancreas & Biliary Cancers  - Jean-Luc Van Laethem, ULB Erasme Brussels

via https://course.medchronicle.com/rhc/post-wcgic.

 

6March 2020
Hilton Antwerp

Belgian Week of Gastroenterology 2020

BGDO Session

Satellite symposium
08:15 - 09:00 Breakfast symposium ELI LILLY

BGDO session
09:00 Best abstracts selected for Oral communications
Moderators: Veerle Casneuf OLV Aalst -| Alain Hendlisz Institut Jules Bordet Brussels
10:30 Break
11:00 Highlights of the Year
Moderators: Patrick Pauwels, UZ Antwerpen | Eric Van Cutsem, UZ Leuven

  • Upper GI cancers: Laura Mans, ULB Erasme, Brussels
  • Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic cancers: Jeroen Dekervel, UZ Leuven
  • Colo-Rectal cancers: Marc Peeters, UZ Antwerpen

12:00 DPD-flash & Remission of BGDO Award, Karen Geboes, UZ Gent & Marc Peeters BGDO Chairman

More info and registration  www.bwge.be

11January 2020
Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

BGDO Annual Meeting 2020

Advances in Pancreaticobiliary Cancers

Programme Slides

This year, we focussed on pancreatic and biliary tract cancers, more specifically on perioperative strategies for pancreatic cancer and options in locally advanced tumors. We will discussed the influence of genetic and molecular analyses on therapeutic strategies in metastatic setting.

The presentations are available in pdf  in the library  (availablre for members)

 

17De. 2020
Virtual - Online

Virtual meeting Updates on Lower GI tumours

Roularta HealthCare

Roularta HealthCare is very honoured to announce a virtual meeting “Updates on Lower GI Tumours” on Thursday 17/12 from 19:00 until 21:45

This meeting takes place in collaboration with the BGDO. In this meeting Belgian expert in the field of Lower GI tumours will inform you about the recent presentations and publications and their impact on the daily practice.

PROGRAM- Registration

Accreditation has been requested