Congress Program

Thursday, 04 April

        08:00-08:50

Registration

08:50-09:00

Welcome and Opening of the Congress
Prof. Joseph Alcalay, Assuta Medical Center, Israel | Chairman

09:00-10:30

Session 1
The Precancers. "Moving Slowly into the Real Thing"
Chair: Jurg Hafner, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

 


09:00-09:20
The Atypical Nevus. What is the Atypia?



09:20-09:40
Early Evolving Melanoma in Situ: a Real Term or Defensive Medicine?
Aviv Barzilai,
Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel



09:40-10:00
Actinic Keratosis: Is it Necessary to Treat?
Jurg Hafner,
University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

   
10:00-10:20

Daylight PDT: Back to the Future?
Percy Lehmann,
Helios University Hospital Wuppertal, Germany

   
10:20-10:30
Discussion

10:30-11:00

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

11:00-12:30

Session 2
Keynote Lectures. The Future of Skin Cancer

Chair: Joseph Alcalay, Assuta Medical Center, Israel

 


11:00-11:30
No one should Die from Malignant Melanona
Jacob Schachter, Sheba Medical Center, Israel



11:30-12:00
A Look Beyond the Scalpel: Medical Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma
Rainer Kunstfeld,
Univ. Clinic for Dermatology Vienna, Austria

 
12:00-12:30

The Transplant Patient without Skin Cancers, Fact or Fiction?
Gunther Hofbauer,
 University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break and visit the Exhibition

13:30-15:00

Session 3
Understanding Dermoscopy of Skin Cancer
Chair: Harald Kittler, Austria

 


13:30-14:00
From Nevi to Melanoma
Harald Kittler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

 


14:00-14:30
Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Basal Cell Carcinoma
Aimilios Lallas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece



14:30-15:00
Rare and Unusual Cases of Skin Cancer
Wilhelm Stolz, Municipal Hospital Munich, Germany

15:00-15:30

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

15:30-16:30

Session 4
Emerging Therapies in Cutaneous Lymphomas
Chair: Emmilia Hodak, Tel Aviv, University, Israel

      


15:30-16:00
Cutaneous Lymphomas
Emmilia HodakRabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital
, Israel

   
16:00-16:30
TBA

 16:30
 End of Day One

Friday, 05 April

        08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Session 5
More about Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Chair: Christoph Hoeller, University Clinic for Dermatology Vienna, Austria

 


09:00-09:20
Intralesional Treatment of Melanoma
Christoph Hoeller, University Clinic for Dermatology Vienna, Austria



09:20-09:40
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Techniques and the Role for Future Staging of Melanoma
Maurizio Podda, Darmstadt Hospital, Germany



09:40-10:00
Is Mohs Surgery still a Modern Treatment for Skin Cancer?
Kai Munte, Maasstad Hospital Rotterdam, Netherlands

   
10:00-10:20
Pitfalls in the Dermoscopic Diagnosis of Melanoma
Josep Malvehy, University Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain

 
10:20-10:30
Discussion

10:30-11:00

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

11:00-12:30

Session 6
Keynote Lectures. A Look at Technology for Treatment and Evaluation of Skin Cancers
Chair: Moshe Lapidot, Rabin Medical Center, Israel

 


11:00-11:30
Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Melanoma
Claus Garbe,  University Tubingen, Germany



11:30-12:00
The Genetics of Skin Cancer



12:00-12:30
Are Lasers Useful for Treating Skin Cancers?
Moshe Lapidot,  Rabin Medical Center, Israel

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break and visit the Exhibition

13:30-15:00

Session 7
Unusual Reconstruction Modalities after Skin Cancer Removal
Chair: TBC



13:30-13:45
The Bilobed Flap: Nose and Other Facial Units
Michael Muhlstadt, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland


   
13:45-14:00
The Forehead Flap
Kai Munte, Maasstad Hospital Rotterdam, Netherlands


14:00-14:15
My Favorite Flap
Michael Muhlstadt, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland

 
14:15-14:30
The Postauricular Page Flap
Jurg Hafner,  University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

 
14:30-14:45
The Nose? What is so Difficult in Reconstruction?
Severin Laeuchli, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

   
14:45-15:00
Reconstruction of the Nail Unit?
Eckart Haneke, Freiburg, Germany

15:00-15:30

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

15:30-16:30

Session 8
What we should Know on Malignant Tumors of the Nail Unit?
Chair: Severin Laeuchli, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

 


15:30-16:00
Melanoma: To Amputate or Not?
Severin Laeuchli, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

 


16:00-16:30
Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nail Unit
Eckart Haneke, Freiburg, Germany

 16:30

Congress Closing