The Spanish Society of Oncologic Radiotherapy chose Feria Valencia Convention & Exhibition Centre to celebrate its 18th National Congress. Under the slogan “Precise and customized cancer treatment”, around 900 professionals in radiation oncology (oncologists, technicians and nurses) met to update knowledge and analyze the latest developments.
For this purpose they organised an extensive programme of presentations, working groups, exhibitions, etc., which will occupy almost the whole of the Convention & Exhibition Centre, a venue of 8 000 square metres distributed over four floors and 20 rooms.
The modern facilities equipped with the best services gathered the best professionals of the oncology industry: Dr. Leoncio Arribas, Head of the Oncological Department of the Valencian Insitute of Oncology was the President of the Local Organising Committee of this Congress celebrated between the 4th and 6th of June .
Thursday 4th , at 12:30, was the official opening of the Congress. The main topic of the opening session: “Brachytherapy: evolution and prospects”, was borne by Dr. José Pérez Calatayud, at Hospital Universitari Valencian i La Fe Politècnic of Valencia (chosen in the year 2014 as one of the best 50 physicians around the world).