Cancer is expected to be the leading cause of death in developed countries, considering the increase in life expectancy. On the other hand, due to better treatment results, the number of cancer survivors is also increasing.
From 9 to 13 May 2017, Hospital da Luz will host the Leaping Forward Oncology – International Clinical Congress, taking place in Lisbon, at Centro Cultural de Belém.
The event will gather many of the most renowned world experts in the field, to discuss and debate topics in disease-oriented sessions on gastrointestinal, lung, breast, urologic, gynecologic, hematology and central nervous system cancers. These will be complemented by additional sessions dedicated to more transversal topics, such as Cancer Immunotherapy, Palliative Care, Cardio-Oncology, Diet and Cancer, Nursing in Oncology, and Simulation. A few afternoon sessions dedicated to Robotic Surgery, Interventional Radiology, and Endoscopy will provide hands-on experience.
Hospital da Luz network is managed by Luz Saúde, one of the largest private healthcare groups in Portugal. The Leaping Forward Oncology – International Clinical Congress reflects our commitment to excellence and innovation in Medicine. Above all, it will be an ideal forum where participants can share knowledge and experience, concerning the best practice and innovative solutions in the field of Oncology.