Program Oncologisch Treffen 2019:

Preliminary program ONCOlogisch Treffen 2019

Oral Oncology in Dogs and Cats: something to chew on!

Saterday 9 february 2019

Chairman: Janos Butinar

08.30-09.00 Registration and coffee

09.00-09.15 Congress opening

09.15-10.00Proliferative oral lesions
Nadine Meertens & Frank Verstraete : introduction: “How to differentiate proliferative oral lesions”
Frank Verstraete: “How to biopsy oral tumors”

10.00 -11.00 Staging of an oral tumor patient: what are the biggest limitations?
Laura Marconato: “How to stage an oral tumor – what is mandatory & what is advisable? "
Randi Drees: “Overview radiographic images of non-oncologic versus oncologic features”

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.30  Odontogenic & Non-0dontogenic oral tumors
Randi Drees: “How to determine where the borders of the tumor are”

Nadine Meertens: “Introduction of odontogenic tumor types”

Nadine Meertens: " Overview of non-odontogenic tumor types


12.30-13.15 Lunch

13.15-14.00 Oral squamous cell carcinoma: differences between dogs and cats
Frank Verstraete: “Introduction: clinical features”
Jérôme Benoît: “What case to treat and what CAT not to treat”
Laura Marconato: “Which medical strategies are possible & when they are indicated”

14.00-14.15 Time for questions and panel discussion, all speakers

14.15-14.35 HiLo oral fibrosarcoma: a wolf in sheep clothes
Frank Verstraete & Nadine Meertens

15.35-15.00 Coffee break

15.00-16.30 Oral Malignant Melanoma session
All speakers
“Canine oral malignant melanoma: can we turn it into a chronic disease with a multimodal treatment approach?”

Laura Marconato: ‘Biological behavior’
Nadine Meertens: ‘Prognostic indicators & the role of immunohistochemistry’
Randi Drees: ‘Staging’
Frank Verstraete: ‘Surgery, size does matter’
Jérôme Benoît: ‘Radiation therapy results’
Laura Marconato: ‘Chemo, vaccins, the abscope effect & other possible treatments’

16.30-17.15 Time for questions and panel discussion, all speakers


17.15-18.45 Drinks at the bar
18.45 Dinner 





 Sunday 10 february 2019

Chairman: Bart Van Goethem

08.30-9.00 Welcome with coffee

09.00-09.25 Comparative Oncology
Laura Marconato: ‘Canine Oral Melanoma & Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma as a model for human medicine’

9.25-9.40 Preparation of the oral cavity for surgical procedure or radiation treatment: what can we learn from human medicine?
Jérôme Benoit & Frank Verstraete

9.40-11.00 Principles of oral oncologic surgery and planning

Randi Drees: “Teamwork with the surgeon ans post-op team”
Frank Verstraete: “To cut & to close, teamwork with your imager and post-op team”

Nadine Meertens: “Trimming methods ans margin evaluation ”

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.15 Radiation treatment for oral tumors
Jérôme Benoît: A practical session

12.15-12.30 Time for cases, questions & panel discussion

12.30-13.15 Lunch break

13.15-14.30 Happily ever after?
Frank Verstraete: “How to monitor your patient post op & post-radiation”

Jérôme Benoît: Dealing with early and late side effects of radiation treatment for oral tumors,

14.30-15.15 How to deal with complications of surgery and radiation therapy:
Frank Verstraete: ‘Ethical aspects & recent advances in oral tumor surgery’

15.15-15.45 Time for  questions & panel discussion

15.45-16.00 Closing Ceremony





Sponsoren Oncologisch treffen

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  • 2 - GD
  • ud-vet
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