Launch event of the book "BREAST CANCER GLOBAL QUALITY CARE" by Prof. D. Verhoeven







      Buying a book is highly appreciated (nearly €45)

Scientific event with lunch


Godefriduskaai 30 - 2000 Antwerpen

8.30 - 9.00

Welcome (coffee / pastries)

9.00 - 13.00 

Scientific meeting

Chair: Dr. L. Tucker, US / Prof. D. Verhoeven, Belgium

9.00 - 10.45

Comprehensive: 15 minutes talk

Trends and inequity in BC worldwide - Prof. C. Allemani, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Pathology around the globe - Prof. S. Masood, University of Florida, US

Screening for who? - Dr. H. Junkermann, Univeristy of Heidelberg, Germany

Added value of a breast nurse - Prof. V. Harmer, Imperial College London, UK

Multidisciplinary meeting: Jewel in the crown - Prof. T. Sarantou, Levine Cancer Institute Charlotte, US

Relevance of 2nd opinion in Breast Pathology - Dr. L. Tucker, Biomedical Laboratories Virginia, US

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 - 13.00

Comprehensive: 15 minutes talk

Perspective from South Africa - Prof. C. Benn, Johannesburg, South Africa

Patient-reported health problems - Prof. S. Siesling, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Genetic revolution in breast care - Prof. M. Schmidt, Netherlands Cancer Institute Amsterdam, The Netherlands

How to organize radiation therapy worldwide - Prof. P. Poortmans, Institut Curie Paris, France

Assessing cost and value for money - Prof. M. Joore, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

13.00 - 14.00


Academic session with reception


Kattendijkdok - Westkaai 16 - 2000 Antwerpen

16.00 - 16.30  Welcome
16.30 - 18.30 

Academic session

05’ Introduction - Prof. D. Verhoeven, Belgium

10' Mr. J. Jambon, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders

10’ Prof. H. van Goethem, Rector University of Antwerp

05’ Dr. J. Baert, CEO AZ Klina, Brasschaat

15’ Prof. R. Mansel, Cardiff, UK: “Breast centre certification”

15’ Prof. T. Sarantou, Charlotte, US: “A global initiative on quality”: “A global initiative on quality”

30' Prof. D. Verhoeven / Prof. S. Siesling

"Making of the book: The story" (simultaneous looking at the E-version)

30' Debate with lead editors / Presentation of faculty members

18.30 - 20.00  Reception and signing of the book

More information: secretary oncology or +32 3 650 51 58

Registration is mandatory


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