Scientific Program

Friday, November 29th, 2024
08.30 – 08.45Keynote: When adult cancers occur in children
Prof. Block, Hamburg, Germany
08.45 – 10.00Session 1: Pediatric Endocrine tumors

Challenges of surgery on pediatric thyroid tumors
Prof. Dr. K. Lorenz, Halle, Germany

Pediatric thyroid carcinomas – what´s new?
Dr. A. Redlich, Magdeburg, Germany

Pediatric neuroendocrine tumors of the appendix – the new European Recommendations
Prof. Dr. J. Roganovic, Belgrade, Serbia

Steroid metabolomics in pediatric adrenocortical tumors
Prof. Dr. S.A. Wudy, Gießen, Germany

Diagnostic Utility of a Modified Reticulin Algorithm in Pediatric Adrenocortical Neoplasms
Prof. C. Virgone, Padua, Italy

The challenging task of complete tumor resection in advanced pediatric adrenocortical tumors
Dr. C. Slavetinsky, Tübingen, Germany

The urge to find new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of advanced pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma
Prof. Dr. M. Kuhlen, Augsburg, Germany
10.00 – 10.20Coffee Break
10.20 – 11.50 Session 2: NUT carcinoma

Clinicopathologic features and pathogenesis of NUT carcinoma – Data of the International NUT Carcinoma Registry
Prof. Dr. Christopher A. French, Harvard Medical School, USA

Pediatric NUT carcinoma in children and adolescents – data from the European cooperative study group for paediatric rare tumours
Dr. Tim Flaadt, Tübingen, Germany

NUT Carcinoma in Children and Adolescents: The Expert European Standard Clinical Practice Harmonized Recommendations
Dr. Lauriane Lemelle, Paris, France

New targeted treatment approaches for NUT Carcinoma – an underdiagnosed and highly aggressive entity
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lauer, Tübingen, Germany

Studying spatial biology of NUT carcinoma with the multiplexed imaging platform MACSima™
Dr. Christian Seitz, Heidelberg, Germany
11.50 – 12.50Lunch Break
12.50 – 13.50Session 3: DICER1-associated tumors

The DICER-1 Tumour Syndrome
Dr. KrisAnn Schulz, Minnesota, USA

Relapsed pediatric pleuropulmonary blastoma – A European collaborative analysis
Prof. Dr. Monika Sparber-Sauer, Stuttgart, Germany

Pleuropulmonary blastoma in children and adolescents: The EXPeRT/PARTNER diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations
Prof. Dr. Gianni Bisogno, Padua, Germany

The International Pleuropulmonary blastoma Study – first transatlantic study on a rare pediatric tumor
Dr. KrisAnn Schulz, Minnesota, USA

Rare gonadal tumors in children and adolescents
Prof. Dr. Dominik Schneider, Dortmund, Germany

Zystic nephroma in the context of DICER1 predisposition
Prof. N. Graf, Homburg Saar, Germany

Advance in rhabdomyosarcoma occurring in DICER1 predisposition syndrome
Dr. Corradini Nadège, Nantes, France
13.50 – 14.15Coffee Break
14.15 – 15.30Session 4: Free talks
18.30Congress Dinner
Saturday, November 30th, 2024
09.00 – 09.20Keynote: How to find friends for rare pediatric tumors – Networking and professional structures built within Germany, Europe and beyond
Ines Brecht, Tübingen
09.20 – 11.30Session 5: Pancreatic tumors

Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas in childhood and adolescence – an analysis of the German Registry for Rare Pediatric Tumors
Dr. M. Abele, Tübingen, Germany

Update on neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
Prof. C. Virgone, Padua, Italy

Surgery of pancreatoblastoma and pancreatic carcinoma
Prof. J. Fuchs, Tübingen, Germany

Treatment strategies for children with relapsed pancreatoblastoma
Prof. E. Bien, Gdansk, Poland
11.30 – 11.50Coffee Break
11.50 – 13.35Session 6: Ear, Nose and Throat tumors

Salivary gland tumors in children and adolescents – data and treatment recommendations from the European cooperative study group for pediatric rare tumors
Prof. Dr. Daniel Orbach, Paris, France

Exploring cervical lymph node invasion characteristics and patterns of relapse in pediatric salivary gland malignancies: insight into therapeutic implications and long-term outcomes
Dr. C Richard, St. Jude, USA

Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy
Dr. Malgorzata Krawczyk, Gdansk, Poland

Nivolumab in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil as induction therapy in children and adults with EBV-positive nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Prof. Dr. Udo Kontny, Aachen, Germany

The role of radiotherapy in head and neck tumors in children
Prof. Dr. Beate Timmermann, Essen, Germany – to be confirmed

Surgery of ENT tumors in children and adolescents
Prof. Dr. J. Klußmann, Köln, Germany – to be confirmed

The EORTC-ESMO Guidelines for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Prof. Dr. Paolo Bossi, Milano, Germany – to be confirmed
13.35 – 14.35Lunch Break
14.35 – 15.45Session 7: Basic Research

Etiology of pediatric melanoma in children and adolescents – first results from the EU MELCAYA project
Anton Karelin, Tübingen

Preclinical modeling of rare solid tumors for clinical translation
Dr. Roland Imle, Heidelberg, Germany

Free talks
15.45Session 8: Innovation and challenges in Diagnostics of rare pediatric tumors

The challenge of the diagnosis of rare pediatric tumors
Prof. Dr. R. Aleggio, Rome, Italy – to be confirmed

Melanoma in prepuberal children: Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
Dr. S. Forchhammer, Tübingen, Germany

Methylation analysis for differentiation of classical melanoma from spitzoid melanoma in children and adolescents – a new approach
Prof. Dr. A. von Deimling, Heidelberg, Germany – to be confirmed

Innovative advances in radiology for pediatric cancer patients
Prof. Dr. J. Schäfer, Tübingen, Germany) – to be confirmed