ISSPP 2021 Congress

Join us in Rome !

On-site participation will give you the best experience and the best networking opportunities, and you will enjoy the beautiful fall in the eternal city of Rome. If traveling to Rome is not possible for you, then you will be able to participate in the congress through a 3 D virtual platform.

Thematic focus:
The congress will cover both translational and clinical aspects of peritoneal and pleural research, focusing on malignant diseases.

TRANSLATIONAL ASPECTS will include a review of the peritoneal Tumor Microenvironment and the use of Advanced Technologies for the Assessment of Peritoneal Disease.

CLINICAL ASPECTS will focus on Immunotherapy for peritoneal diseases and current controversies on Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).  There will be dedicated sessions on Malignant Mesothelioma, Pleural Diseases, Advanced Drug Delivery Technologies, and Novel Agents and Vehicles for intraperitoneal chemotherapy.


Keynote lectures by:

Dr. Maria Cristina MELE, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Prof. Wim CEELEN, PD PhD, Gent University, Belgium
Prof. Willemien J VAN DRIEL MD PhD, Dept. of Gynaecology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
Dr. Hironori ISHIGAMI, MD, Dept. of Chemotherapy, University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Robert RAMSAY, PhD, Peter McCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia