Oncologisch Treffen 2019


Preliminary program ONCOlogisch Treffen 2019

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

Saturday 9 february 2019:

Chairman: Janos Butinar

08.30-09.00 Registration and coffee

09.00-09.15 Congress opening

09.15-10.15 Proliferative oral lesions
Nadine Meertens: introduction: “How to differentiate proliferative oral lesions”
Frank Verstraete: “Non-oncologic & oncologic oral proliferations and their macroscopic morphology”
Frank Verstraete: “How to biopsy oral tumors”

10.15 -11.15 Staging of an oral tumor patient: what are the biggest limitations?
Laura Marconato: “How to stage an oral tumor – the UC Davis approach” vs. “How I stage an oral tumor – the private practice reality”
Randi Drees: “Overview radiographic images of non-oncologic versus oncologic features”

11.15-11.45 Coffee break

11.45-11.15 Odontogenic oral tumors
Nadine Meertens: “Introduction of tumor types”
Randi Drees: “How to determine where the borders of the tumor are”

11.15-11.45 Non-odontogenic oral tumors
Nadine Meertens: “Introduction of tumor types”
Randi Drees: “How to determine where the borders of the tumor are”

11.45-12.30 Time for cases, questions and panel discussion

12.30-13.15 Lunch

13.15-14.15 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 chemotherapies are possible & when to do it”
Panel discussion: multimodal treatment approach

14.15-14.30 HiLo oral fibrosarcoma: a wolf in sheep clothes
Frank Verstraete & Nadine Meertens

14.30-15.15 Time for cases, questions & panel discussion

15.15-15.45 Coffee break

15.45-17.15 Oral Malignant Melanoma session
All speakers
“Canine oral malignant melanoma: can we turn it into a chronic disease with a multimodal treatment approach?”


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

9.00-9.30 Preparation of the oral cavity for surgical procedure or radiation treatment: what can we learn from human medicine?
Jérôme Benoit & Frank Verstraete

9.30-10.45 Principles of oral oncologic surgery and planning
Nadine Meertens: “What are clean margins?”
Randi Drees: “Decision making in how to proceed with surgery or radiation therapy”
Frank Verstraete: “To cut & to close”

10.45-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-11.45 Radiation treatment for oral tumors
Jérôme Benoît

11.45-12.00 When surgery or radiation treatment are not an option, what then?
Laura Marconato: “Ethical aspects of oral surgical oncology” – It’s not because we can do it that we should do it”

12.00-12.15 Time for cases, questions & panel discussion

12.15-13.00 Lunch break

13.00-13.30 Happily ever after?
Randi Drees: “How to monitor your patient post op & post-radiation”

13.30-14.15 Dealing with early and late side effects of radiation treatment for oral tumors
Jérôme Benoît: cases
Nadine Meertens: “How to differentiate residual disease/relapse tumor and side effects of surgery/radiation therapy”

14.15-15.00 How to deal with complications of surgery and radiation therapy:
Frank Verstraete: “Recent advances in oral tumor surgery”

15.00-15.45 Time for cases, questions & panel discussion

15.45-16.00 Closing Ceremony






Sponsoren Oncologisch treffen

  • ast logo
  • Logo Menari d
  • 3 - Hillls
  • 2 - GD
  • ud-vet
  • menarini
  • boehringer-ingelheim
  • logo-nkfd
  • msd
  • Stopler
  • Virbac