4th Zurich Brain Metastasis Symposium


Grosser Hörsaal West U12, USZ, hybrid via Zoom




9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.


SGMO Credits: 6 / SNG Credits: 3 / SGPath Credits: 6 / SSRO Credits: 6


9.00 a.m. Welcome
Matthias Guckenberger, University Hospital Zurich
Andreas Wicki, University Hospital Zurich
Emilie Le Rhun, University Hospital Zurich
9.10 a.m. Challenge of penetrating the blood-brain-barrier: the pharmacologist`s view
Stephan Krähenbühl, University Hospital Basel
9.40 a.m. Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer Metastasis in the brain
Marcus Vetter, Medical University Hospital Baselland
10.10 a.m. Coffee Break
10.30 a.m. Systemic Therapy for Lung Cancer Metastasis in the Brain
Susanne Weindler, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
11.00 a.m. Lymphoma in the brain: standards and outlook for systemic therapy
Felicitas Hitz, Kantonsspital St. Gallen (virtual)
11.30 a.m. Optimal imaging for response assessment after local ablative therapy
Florian Putz, University Hospital Erlangen (virtual)
12.00 p.m. Novel strategies for the resection of brain metastases
Carlo Serra, University Hospital Zurich
12.30 p.m. Lunch Break
1.30 p.m. Repeat radiosurgery: how far can we push the envelope
Giuseppe Minniti, University La Sapienza, Rome
2.00 p.m. Circulating tumor cells in cerebrospinal fluid: detection and perspective for clinical application
Catherine Alix-Panabieres, University of Montpellier
2.30 p.m. How to design clinical trials for rare tumors entities?
Mustafa Khasraw, Duke Cancer Institute, North Carolina
3.00 p.m. Is there still a role for tumor-agnostic trials in the CNS metastases field?
Nicolaus Andratschke / Andreas Wicki
3.30 p.m. Coffee Break
3.50 p.m. Recent innovative Trials: Intrathecal nivolumab and next steps?
Isabella Glitza, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas
4.20 p.m. Ongoing CNS metastases trials in Switzerland
Heinz Läubli, University Hospital Basel
Emilie Le Rhun, University Hospital Zurich
4.40 p.m. Wrap-up


Flyer 4th Zurich Brain Metastases 2022.pdf


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