Scientific Summits Conference — Antwerp, 14 & 15 October 2022

We have the honour to invite you to the last Scientific Summits conference of this year, on Friday 14 & Saturday 15 October 2022 in the Sint Paulus Cloister, located in the majestic city of Antwerp.

LIVE MEETING

We are very happy to announce that this edition will be completely live and that we will return to the pre-COVID atmosphere of lively case-based table discussion.

TOP SPEAKERS, TOP CONTENT

We are proud to once again offer a top scientific program, with excellent Belgian and international key opinion leaders. The program combines case-based discussions and interactive overviews of important novelties in the field of urothelial, prostate and kidney cancer.

Friday 14 & Saturday 15 October 2022

Live meeting

Sint Paulus Cloister

Sint-Paulusstraat 19, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

Pre-final Program – Scientific Summits

Friday 14 October 2022
12h00-13h00
WELCOME & LUNCH
13h15-16h00
PROSTATE CANCER: OLIGOMETASTATIC DISEASE
13h15-13h45
Case discussion: Primary oligometastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (HSPC)

Speaker: Dr. Kato Rans – KU Leuven

13h45-14h45
New insights in De Nova Oligometastatic HSPC
The radical approach

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau – UZ Leuven

Benefit of combined systemic treatments

Speaker: TBC

Panel: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Prof. Dr. Charlien Berghen – UZ Leuven / Dr. Peter Schatteman – OLV Aalst

14h45-15h00
Case discussion: Oligoprogressive castration-refractory prostate cancer (CRPC)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer – UZ Leuven

15h00-15h30
Systemic treatment in Oligoprogressive CRPC

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke – AZ Maria Middelares Gent

15h30-16h00
New insights in Oligoprogressive CRPC

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Charlien Berghen – UZ Leuven

Panel: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Prof. Dr. Benedikt Engels – AZ Delta / Dr. Peter Schatteman – OLV Aalst

16h00-16h30
COFFEE BREAK
16h30-17h30
KIDNEY CANCER
16h30-17h30
Case discussions: surgery for challenging cases (5 min per case)

Speakers: Dr. Yannic Raskin – ZOL Genk / Dr. Peter Dekuyper – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Dr. Geert De Naeyer – OLV Aalst

Case 1: Solitary kidney
Case 2: Bilateral tumor
Case 3: Centrally located tumor in patient with poor renal function
Case 4: Tumor thrombosis
Case 5: Local relapse

Panel: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Prof. Dr. Charlien Berghen – UZ Leuven / Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau – UZ Leuven

17h30-18h15
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM BY ASTELLAS
Polymetastatic HSPC: case discussion

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau – UZ Leuven

Oligorecurrent metastatic prostate cancer: the Sparkle trial

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer – UZ Leuven

18h15-19h00
NETWORKING RECEPTION
19h00
DINNER
Saturday 15 October 2022
09h15-11h00
MUSCLE-INVASIVE BLADDER CANCER: LOCALISED DISEASE
09h15-09h30
Case discussion: Open versus robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker – AZ Maria Middelares Gent

09h30-10h15
RARC: the way to go?

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Nikhil Vasdev – Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, UK

Still room for open approach!

Speaker: TBC

Panel: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau – UZ Leuven / Dr. Lieven Goeman – AZ Delta

10h15-11h00
Case discussion (continued)

– What if ypT2a pN0?
– What if ypT3a pN1?

The need for adjuvant treatment

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke – AZ Maria Middelares Gent

Panel: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Dr. Wim Demey – AZ Klina / Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer – UZ Leuven

11h00-11h30
COFFEE BREAK
11h30-12h30
ETHICS AND ECONOMY
Networking: what’s new on the horizon?

Speaker: Mr. Christophe Lemmens – Law firm Dewallens & partners

Panel: Dr. Filip Ameye – AZ Maria Middelares Gent / Dr. Lieven Goeman – AZ Delta Roeselare / Dr. Kato Rans – KU Leuven

12h30-13h00
MINI SYMPOSIUM BY FERRING
When to use adjuvant ADT after surgery?

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau – UZ Leuven

ADT and cardiovascular toxicity

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bertrand Tombal – UCL

13h00
LUNCH