ESHG digital course in Hereditary Cancer

datum: 23 - 24 september 2021

tijd: 12.00 - 18.00 uur en 8.30 - 14.00 uur


This virtual course aims at delivering up-to date knowledge on hereditary cancer to clinical and molecular geneticists in training or certified and is organized by the ERN GENTURIS members.

The faculty combines experts in cancer genetics known for their didactic skills.

This ESHG-sponsored course creates the best platform for discussion with experts form all over Europe.


Director of the course: Nicoline Hoogerbrugge


Thursday, 23 September 2021 | 12h15m to 18h00 CEST

Prof. Nicoline Hoogerbrugge The Netherlands - What is ERN GENTURIS

Prof. Maurizio Genuardi Italy - The heritability of cancer

Prof. Marjolijn Ligtenberg The Netherlands - The genetic mechanisms of cancer

Prof. Rolf Sijmons The Netherlands - Panels, exomes and genomes

Dr. Marc Tischkowitz United Kingdom - Hereditary Breast and Ovarian cancer

Dr. Claude Houdayer France - Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Prof.Nicoline Hoogerbrugge The Netherlands - PHTS (Cowden Syndrome)

Prof. Gareth Evans United Kingdom - Neurocutaneus tumour syndromes

Prof. Marjolijn Jongmans The Netherlands - Hereditary childhood cancer

Dr. Judith Balmaña Spain - Germline mutations as a therapeutic target in cancer


Friday, 24 September 2021 | 8h30m to 14h00 CEST

Dr. Tanya Bisseling The Netherlands - Patient's personal experience

Prof. Stefan Aretz Germany - Polyposis syndromes

Prof. Elke Holinski-Feder Germany - Lynch syndrome

Prof. Carla Oliveira Portugal - Hereditary gastric cancer

Prof. Marjolijn Ligtenberg The Netherlands - Hereditary prostate cancer

Prof. Eamonn Maher United Kingdom - Hereditary renal cancer & VHL

Dr. Hildegunn Høberg-Vetti Norway - Familial melanoma & familial pancreatic cancer

Dr. Marc Tischkowitz United Kingdom - Moderate cancer risk genes: testing and clinical management

Dr. Svetlana Bajalica Lagercrantz Sweden - Psycho-oncology in hereditary cancers



U kunt zich inschrijven voor dit symposium van het European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG).


Er zijn slechts 500 plaatsen beschikbaar. Wie het eerst komt het eerst maalt.


Kosten: € 50,-