Hospital da Luz Lisboa Organizes the Prime Medical and Scientific Event on Oncology in Portugal

Hospital da Luz Lisboa will hold, from 9 to 13 May 2017, the Leaping Forward Oncology International Congress, at Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon, where about 140 foreign speakers, among the most renowned world experts, will debate with more than 40 national specialists the latest and more innovative topics in the area of oncology.

Throughout the five days, there will be two or three work sessions, taking place simultaneously in three auditoriums, in a total of 20 sessions.

The main sessions will be organized by oncologic disease: gastrointestinal malignant neoplasms, lung cancer, breast cancer, urologic tumors, gynaecologic tumors, central nervous system cancer, and blood cancer.

There will also be discussions on more transversal topics, such as immunotherapy, palliative care, nutrition and nursing in oncology, and on the most advanced techniques, such as robotic surgery, interventional radiology, and endoscopy. Simulation sessions and a special session dedicated to ERAS program (Enhanced recovery after surgery) complement the event’s agenda.

The ideal forum for Portuguese specialists to share knowledge and experience in the field of oncology, in intensive interaction with the international medical and scientific community of excellence in the area, the Leaping Forward Oncology will be the prime medical and scientific congress organizes in Portugal exclusively dedicated to oncologic diseases.


Online registration 

Visit Leaping Forward Oncology website