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About the event

The Radboud university medical center invites you to attend the 3rd Nijmegen Prostate Cancer Prospects, June 12 - 13, 2020.

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About the event

This international conference will cover state-of-the-art, novel and future aspects on prostate cancer care, from diagnostic aspects during staging, to therapeutic applications. The presentations will be arranged in sections which focus on local prostate cancer, low volume disease, local recurrent and metastatic mCRPC as well as future perspectives.

An international group of experts in the field will present their work, including Hofman/Hicks (Melbourne), Anwar Padhani and Nick James (UK), Piet Ost (Belgium), Jochen Walz (France), Samer Ezziddin and Bernd Krause (Germany), Edwin Cuppen, Jurgen Fütterer, Henk van der Poel and Fijs van Leeuwen (Netherlands) among others.
The local faculty includes James Nagarajah, Fred Verzijlbergen, Patrik Zámecnik, Inge van Oort, Fred Witjes, Niven Mehra and Winald Gerritsen.

We would like to invite colleagues in urology, medical oncology, radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation oncology to join us in this very exciting scientific meeting.

The early bird registration until  May 12, 2020 is 150 euros and includes registration, lunches and congress dinner. After May 12 the registration fee is 175 euros. For residents the early bird rate is 100 euros and 125 euros after May 12.
 


Registration

The early bird registration until  May 12, 2020 is 150 euros and includes registration, lunches and congress dinner. After May 12 the registration fee is 175 euros.
The early bird rate for residents is 100 euros and after May 12, 125 euros.

Please register here

COVID-19 Virus

We will be keeping a close eye on the developments regarding the COVID-19 virus and the impact this might have on the organization of 3rd Nijmegen Prostate Cancer Prospects 2020 12 & 13 June in Nijmegen Lent, the Netherlands. As for now you are still invited to register.

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COVID-19 Virus

We will be keeping a close eye on the developments regarding the COVID-19 virus and the impact this might have on the organization of the 3rd Nijmegen Prostate Cancer Prospects 2020, June in Nijmegen Lent, the Netherlands. As for now you are still invited to register. In case of cancellation of the event you will be informed accordingly and your registration fee will be reimbursed.
 


Program

Friday, June 12

10:00  Opening and Introduction - Prof. Dr. Fred Verzijlbergen

Staging/Diagnostics
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Jelle Barentsz and Prof. Dr. Martin Gotthardt

10:05  State of the art on molecular and genetic profiling - Prof. Dr. Edwin Cuppen
10:30 State of the art in imaging, MRI - Prof. Anwar Padhani
11:00  PSMA RLT - Prof. Michael Hofman (via Skype).
11:25  Summary -  Dr. ir Tom Scheenen

11:30  Break
 
Local PC
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Jack Schalken and Dr. Inge van Oort

11:55  Surgery, type, pros, cons - Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau
12:20  Radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: why less is more - Dr. Piet Dirix
12:45  Focal therapy in prostate cancer - Prof. Dr. Jurgen Fütterer
13:10  Summary - Prof. Dr. Fred Witjes

13:15  Break
 
Low volume disease
Chairs: Dr. Robert Jan Smeenk and Dr. Michiel Sedelaar

14:05  Surgery options, pros and cons - Dr. Henk van der Poel
14:30  EBRT options, MDT - Dr. Robert Jan Smeenk
14:55  Systemic options, including RLT, tbd
15:20  Summary - Dr. Michiel Sedelaar

15:45  Break
 
Local recurrent and metastatic mCRPC
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Winald Gerritsen and Dr. Niven Mehra

16:15  Therapy options for local recurrence - Prof. Dr. Nick James
16:40  First/Second line therapy options, tbd
17:05  PSMA tandem RLT and other augmentation methods - Prof. Dr. Samer Ezziddin
17:30  Vision and Dosimetry, Overview currently running studies - Prof. Dr. Bernd Krause
18:00  Summary - Prof. Dr. Winald Gerritsen/Dr. Niven Mehra

Saturday, June 13

08:45  Future perspectives in PC management 
Introduction and chairs: Dr. Marcel Janssen and Dr. Patrik Zámecnik

08:50  Radio-Ligand-Treatment, Prof. Michael Hofman
09:15  Unmet needs in imaging for prostate cancer management - Prof. Dr. Jochen Walz   
09:40  Molecular and Genetic Profiling - tbd
10:05  Future of image guidance - Dr. Fijs van Leeuwen

10:30  Break

11:00  MRI-guided radiotherapy: a game-changer for the treatment of prostate Cancer
            Dr. Kerkmeijer
11:25  Systemic treatments - tbd
11:50  AI in PC management - Prof. Dr. Nassir Navab
12:15  Closing Remarks - Prof. James Nagarajah

Need more info? Contact us

Marjolijn Klomp-Kooi MSc
Project Manager

+31 (0)6 29 01 16 73
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Venue

The event will be held at the Van der Valk Hotel in Lent, nearby Nijmegen.

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Venue

The event will be held at the Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent, located directly at Nijmegen Lent station.
Participants can book a room with a 10% discount on the best available (online) room rate. Please use the following link: https://www.valknijmegen.nl/en/promotions/code/nmgrbu
The discount code is valid from February 7 until June 14, 2020 for booking period from 11 to 14 June, 2020.

Find alternative hotels in Nijmegen on booking.com

The largest airport in the Netherlands – Schiphol is approximately 90 minutes away and offers a direct train connection to Nijmegen (Schiphol - Nijmegen). Tickets costs approximately € 20.
You can use the following websites to plan your trip: NS journey planner and 9292 journey planner.



Accreditation

Accreditation has been requested for the radiodiagnostic lab technicians, radiotherapeutic lab technicians, medical nuclear workers, ultrasound technicians (ADAP) (ID 391550)

Accreditation is granted by:
  • NVRO (Dutch Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) with 9 points
  • NIV (Dutch Society for Internal Medicine, for oncologists) with 9 points
  • NVU (Dutch Society for Urology) with 9 points
  • NVNG (Dutch Society for Nucleair Medicine) with 9 points
  • NVvR (Dutch Society for Radiology) with 9 points


Faculty

An international group of experts in the field will present their work, including Hofman/Hicks (Melbourne), Anwar Padhani and Nick James (UK), Piet Ost (Belgium), Jochen Walz (France), Samer Ezziddin and Bernd Krause (Germany), Edwin Cuppen, Jurgen Fütterer, Henk van der Poel and Fijs van Leeuwen (Netherlands) among others.

The local faculty includes James Nagarajah, Fred Verzijlbergen, Patrik Zámecnik, Inge van Oort, Fred Witjes, Niven Mehra and Winald Gerritsen.