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Dear colleagues! We invite you to take part
in the First Ukrainian Conference
of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
with International Participation.
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Conference program
  • 17th April
  • 18th April
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-11:30 Morning session. Breast cancer - evolution of concepts and approaches. Chairmen: prof. Kuten A., Bernstein Z.
09:00-09:10 Welcome words, concept, operating procedure. Vinnytska A.
09:10-09:40 From maximal tolerable to minimal effective therapy – the history of breast cancer management. Kuten A., Israel, 30 min
09:40-10:10 Breast cancer as a molecular disease: tailoring strategy to tumor biology. Gligorov J., France, 30 min
10:10-10:40 Update on neoadjuvant chemo/ hormonal therapy of breast cancer: survival benefit? Gligorov J., France, 30 min
10:40-11:10 Radiotherapy of breast cancer. Overview of the methods related news. Poortmans P., Netherlands, 30 min
11:10-11:20 Optimal model of organization to assist patients with breast cancer. Zhygulin A., 10 min
11:20-11:30 Discussion 10 min
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-14:40 Noon session. Stage of diagnosis and choice of treatment algorithm. Chairmen: Poortmans P., prof. Sedakov I.
12:00-12:15 Applied aspects of Breast MRI. Bozhok E., 15 min
12:15-12:30 PET CT in breast cancer diagnostic and staging. Kmetjuk Y., Moskalets A., 15 min
12:30-12:50 Breast conservation or breast ablation? Oncological and surgical aspects. Anikousko N., 20 min
12:50-13:10 The influence of oncoplastic surgery on target volume delineation and outcome. Poortmans P., Netherlands, 20 min
13:10-13:25 Radiological aspects of preoperative management of patients with breast cancer. Vinnitska D., 15 min
13:25-13:55 Management of regional lymph nodes: from traditions to evidence based medicine. Poortmans P., Netherlands, 30 min
13:55-14:10 Treatment of primary breast cancer in the presence of metastatic disease. prof. Kuten A., Israel, 15 min
14:10-14:25 Onfertility in breast cancer patients. The decision-making algorithm before starting of the treatment. prof. Feskov A., 15 min
14:25-14:40 Discussion 15 min
14:40-15:30 Lunch
15:30-19:15 Evening session. Surgery. Chairmen: prof. Sedakov I., Scheflan M.
15:30-15:45 Aesthetics aspects of the breast surgery. From the past to the future. Sedakov I., 15 min
15:45-16:00 Breast anatomy from the oncoplastic surgeon point of view. Sazhienko V., 15 min
16:00-16:15 SLNB. Method’s view, technical aspects, experience of LISSOD. Palitsa V., 15 min
16:15-16:30 Direct hromolimfografy using methylene blue during SNB. Oncology clinic’s experience of the Bogomolets National Medical University. Zotov A., Postupalenko A., 15 min
16:30-16:45 Re-visiting the surgical margins. Bondarenko V., 15 min
16:45-17:15 Oncoplastic approach to breastconserving surgery. Zhygulin A., 30 min
17:15-17:30 Method oncoplastic breast resection. Experience of oncology department of the Ternopol National Medical University. prof. Galaychuk I., 15 min
17:30-17:45 Local flaps in lateral section reconstruction. Zhygulin A., 15 min
17:45-18:05 Skin-sparing, skin-reducing and nipple-sparing mastectomies, oncological and surgical aspects. Scheflan M., Israel, 20 min
18:05-18:20 Goldilock-mastectomy – «third» way in breast reconstructive surgery? Zhygulin A., 15 min
18:20-18:40 Implant choice in implant-based reconstruction. Scheflan M., Israel, 20 min
18:40-19:15 Discussion 35 min
19:30-21:30 Coctail
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:45 Morning session. Treatment experience. Chairmen: prof. Sedakov I., Scheflan M.
09:00-09:15 Reconstructive and plastic surgery. Experience of Kharkiv oncological hospital. Fomina S., 15 min
09:15-09:30 Oncoplastic surgery of the breast. Kyiv. Central municipal oncological hospital. Anikousko M., 15 min
09:30-09:45 Oncoplastic surgery of the breast. Kyiv. Private oncological hospital “Innovation”. Petah A., 15 min
09:45-10:00 Intraoperative radiotherapy. The first Ukrainian experience. Krasnopolska O., 15 min
10:00-10:15 Oncoplastic surgery of the breast. Odessa National Medical University. Zavoloka O., 15 min
10:15-10:30 Experience of radiosurgery and IMRT-radiotherapy in the treatment of distant metastases breast cancer. Chebotareva T., 15 min
10:30-10:45 Discussion 15 min
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:15 Noon session. New technologies in reconstructive breast surgery. Complications in breast surgery. Chairmen: Andree C., prof. Khrapach V.
11:15-11:35 Single-stage implant-based reconstructions with ADM or tissue reinforcement Matrix. Video presentation. Scheflan M., Israel, 20 min
11:35-11:50 Single-stage implant-based reconstructions with ADM. LISSOD’s experience. Zhygulin A., 15 min
11:50-12:05 Early and late complications in implant based immediate breast reconstruction. Avoidance and management. Scheflan M., Israel, 15 min
12:05-12:25 Early and late complications in BCS. Avoidance and managing. Zhygulin A., 20 min
12:25-12:45 Late lymphostasis. Surgical options. prof. Drjuk M., 20 min
12:45-13:00 Complications after injected gel augmentation. Managing algorithm. prof. Khrapach V., 15 min
13:00-13:15 Discussion 15 min
13:15-13:45 Coffee break
13:45-16:30 Evening session. After surgery. Adjuvant therapy and rehabilitation. Chairmen: Bernstein Z., prof. Khrapach V.
13:45-14:15 Principals of adjuvant therapy of breast cancer – chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, Oncotype DX. Last news. Kazarin O., 30 min
14:15-14:45 Lipographting in reconstructive breast surgery. Sazhienko V., 30 min
14:45-15:00 Corrections with DIEP-flaps after breast-conserving surgery. Andree C., Germany, 15 min
15:00-15:20 Symmetrized operations after breast surgery. Khrapach V., 20 min
15:20-15:40 Non-surgical complication after breast surgery. Physiotherapeutic patients’ aftercare. Prevention, early and late aftercare algorithms. Belova O., 20 min
15:40-15:55 The role of massage in the treatment and rehabilitation of the patients with breast cancer. Rybak N., 15 min
15:55-16:15 Psychology in oncology: the area of optimal approach. Chaban O., 20 min
16:15-16:30 Discussion 15 min
16:30-17:00 Sizing up. The final word. Vinnytska A., prof. Sedakov I.
Presentation of certificates, filling in forms.
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Our vision

The fundamental changes happened in perceptions of breast cancer nature for the last 20 years. The conceptions of Breast cancer diagnostic and treatment essentially changed with accent on improvement of the quality of patients’ life. Modern knowledge and technologies make possible to save or reconstruct the breast, obtaining good esthetic results without deterioration of oncology principles. The new strategy improves treatment results and living standards.

Our conference is an attempt to show and discuss the high-profile issues in breast cancer surgery area, modern tendencies and technologies, practical questions of assistance and aftercare to breast cancer patients to get better results.

The main principals of this conference are openness, cooperation, maximum of usability and high level of discussion based on evidence-based medicine.

Invited Speakers of the Conference
Kuten Abraham Kuten Abraham MD, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Director of Department of Oncology of Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
Philip Poortmans Philip Poortmans MD, PhD, Radiation oncologist, Instituut Verbeeten, Tilburg Area, Netherlands. President-elect of ESTRO.
Sheflan Michael Sheflan Michael MD, medical center Atidim, Tel Aviv, Israel. Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. In Private Practice (ISAPS).
Gligorov Joseph Gligorov Joseph MD, Tenon Hospital, Paris, France. member of French Cancer Society (SFC), the Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche en Cancreologie Onco-Radiotherapic (GERCOR).
Khrapach Vasyliy Khrapach Vasyliy MD, PhD, head of surgery department Bogomolets National University, head of association plastic surgeons of Ukraine.
Dryuk Nykolay Dryuk Nykolay MD, PhD, head of microvascular and plastic surgery department Shalimov Institute.
Galich Sergey Galich Sergey MD, PhD, head of plastic surgery and combystology department Shupyk National University, head of reconstructive microsurgery department Shalimov Institute.
Anikusko Nykolay Anikusko Nykolay MD, head of surgery department Kyiv City Clinical Cancer Center.
Chaban Oleg Chaban Oleg MD, PhD, First vice president of psychotherapists and psychoanalysts Ukraine association, certified psychoanalyst European and American associations Psychotherapy (EAP, AGPA, EFPP, IAGP).
Christoph Andree Christoph Andree MD, PhD, Head of the clinic of plastic and aesthetic surgery in hospital Sana Gerresheim (Dusseldorf, Germany).
Feskov Alexandr Feskov Alexandr MD, PhD, Head of Center for Human Reproduction "Clinic of professor Feskov", presidium member of Ukrainian Association of Reproductive Medicine, member of associations РАРЧ, ASRM, ESHRE.

Our Partners
Covidien Roche Allergan Sanofi Polytech Pfizer UAMT AstraZeneca
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