Seminars in Oncology

Clinical and research seminars at the Oncology Center!

Target audience?

The Seminars in Oncology are open for all clinicians and (junior and senior) scientists, including students. Affiliation to VUB or UZ Brussel is not a requisite.

Who to contact to receive invites?

Why you should attend?

  • State of the art knowledge, technology and techniques
  • Sharing information and expertise
  • Networking
  • Foster collaborations


Current program

Program Seminars in Oncology 2nd sem 2023: in progress


Previous programs

1st sem 2023

1st sem 2022

2nd sem 2021

1st sem 2021

Autumn 2020

Spring 2020 (postponed due to Covid-19)

Academic year 2018-2019

Academic year 2017-2018

Academic year 2016-2017

Academic year 2015-2016

Academic year 2014-2015

Academic year 20132014

Academic year 2012-2013

Academic year 2011-2012


Recent videos

Dr. Michel De Vos (Brussels IVF, UZ Brussel) – Fertility preservation in female cancer patients: current options


Dr. Jeanine Roodhart (UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands) – Clinical implications of biomarkers in metastasized colorectal cancer



Dr Mateja Krajc (Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia) – “Cancer genetic counselling and testing – Slovenian experience”



Dr. Thomas Wu (Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group) – “Peripheral T cell expansion predicts tumor infiltration and response to cancer immunotherapy”

Previous videos

Dr. Bishal Gyawali – “Common sense in oncology: how (and why) similar data are interpreted differently by the oncology community”

Dr. Sebastian Giebel – “Total marrow irradiation – beneficial approach for Multiple Myeloma patients”

Dr. Piet Ost – “Radiation therapy and immune-cehckpoint inhibition, a synergistic combination”

Dr. Bertrand Tombal – “Hormone therapy in prostate cancer beyond 2017”

Dr. Ivan Van Riet – “Liquid biopsies and cancer”

Dr. Marian Van Hoeij – “Oncoplastic breast surgery: point of view of the breast surgeon” (Nederlandstalig)

Dr. Moustapha Hamdi – “Oncoplastic breast surgery: point of view of the plastic surgeon”
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Dr. Damya Laoui – “Importance of myeloid dendritic cells for anti-tumor immunity”

Dr. Lore Decoster – “Oncogeriatrics: focus on the elderly cancer patient” (Nederlandstalig)

Dr. Hans Guy – “Recent evolutions in the farmacological approach of pain in the oncological patient”