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Symposium on

Minimally Invasive Approach to Rectal Cancer

Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon - 15th-16th of May 2017


We are pleased to invite free registrations for the next meeting in the "Champalimaud Cancer Symposia" series:

Symposium on "Minimally Invasive Approach to Rectal Cancer"

With the support of world renowned experts on colorectal cancer minimally invasive surgery, the Champalimaud Foundation will hold a meeting on May 15th and 16th, 2017, at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon. 

This meeting seeks to offer a truly multidisciplinary platform for discussing the latest advances and practices on minimally invasive approach to rectal cancer and, as such, we have strived to identify the most relevant topics and highly qualified participants. 

The format of the meeting will include state-of-the-art lectures given by renowned international faculty members in collaboration with our local team and live demonstrations, which will offer the participants the possibility to interact with the experts, to ask technical questions in a “real life” setting. 

For further information and to register online, please go to:


We hope to see you at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in May.

With the scientific sponsorship of:

Portuguese Surgery Society

Portuguese Coloproctology Society

European Academy of Robotic Colorectal Surgery


Amjad Parvaiz

Ana Paula Santos

António Galzerano

Carlos Carvalho

Eduardo Barroso

Francisco Castro e Sousa

Geerard Beets

Hamid Zamani

Henrique Bicha Castelo

Hugo Domingos

Inês Santiago

Joaquim Gago

João Gíria

João Pimentel

Jorge Maciel

José Filipe Cunha

Júlio Leite

Manuel Limbert

Nuno Figueiredo

Nuno Rama

Nuno Vilela

Oriol Parés

Pedro Leão

Petr Tsarkov

Ramiro Carvalho

Ricardo Andrade

Ricardo Rio-Tinto

Richard J. Heald

Roel Hompes

Tahseen Qureshi

Vasco Geraldes