It's a Beautiful Day!

Friday 22 April 2016

Place Site Zebrastraat, Zebrastraat 32, 9000 Gent
Date and time    Friday april, 22nd 2016 from 9:00h to 19:00
target audience    (ex-)breast cancer patients and their family, friends, etc...
language Dutch


With this event the Beautiful ABC Foundation wants to highlight the importance and the activities of Belgian breast clinics in general.

For the very first time, we will explore this new concept only in Gent, Belgium. We are planning to expand this concept over the next years to our partner breast clinics and countries. The breast cilinic of the University Hospital Gent, together with the Beautiful ABC Foundation will organize this event in Gent in april 2016.

The format is easy and flexible. (Ex-)breast cancer patients can choose to participate in different informative sessions of one hour. Each session represents an important treatment or activity that is covered by breast clinics. Every module is moderated/presented by a physician or health care provider specialized in her/his field. Following anyone's preference or interest, different sessions can be chosen.

This the offer of modules:

  1. Diagnosis and screening
  2. Genetic and familial breast cancer
  3. Surgical removal of breast cancer
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  6. Hormonal therapy
  7. Breast reconstruction
  8. Clothing and lingerie
  9. Nutrition and sports
  10. Skin, hair and nail care
  11. Psychology and sexology
  12. Social and financial aspects


Preliminary program

09:00h - 12:00h: possibility to attend max. 3 different sessions (modules 1 to 6)

12:00h - 13:00h: lunch break

13:00h - 16:00h: possibility to attend max. 3 different sessions (modules 7 to 12)

16:00h - 17:00h: coffee break

17:00h - 18:00h: patient- and partneracademies, men with breast cancer

18:00h - 19:00h: reception offered by the Beautiful ABC Foundation


All sessions are being held in Dutch. Please register on the NL page.