On June 9, 2023, the annual BSPHO Clinical Trial Day was held at Provinciehuis Leuven, Belgium. It brought together members of the Belgian Society of Paediatric Haematology Oncology (BSPHO), study coordinators, and pharmacists. The event aimed to recognise accomplishments from clinical trials, facilitate discussions on new ones, and promote networking. With about 60 attendees, the event proved to be a success!
During the event, thought-provoking presentations covered the latest advancements in future/open paediatric haemato-oncology clinical trials in Belgium. Speakers shared insights and findings from notable trials like AllTogether1, IntReALL BCP 2020, the Inform study, etc. You can find the full list of the speakers & the topics here. These discussions provided valuable insights into methodologies, outcomes, and potential implications for patient care.
The Clinical Trial Day not only served as an occasion to discuss clinical trials but also to acknowledge the remarkable achievements resulting from clinical research efforts. Attendees celebrated the positive impact that clinical trials have had on the healthcare landscape, fostering the development of new treatments and therapies. The event highlighted the dedication and perseverance of clinical researchers who continue to push the boundaries of medical knowledge, ultimately benefiting paediatric cancer patients.
Additionally, the event served as a networking platform, enabling connections among professionals involved in the Belgian paediatric cancer clinical research community.
Below you can find photos from the 2023 Clinical Trial Day (you can click on them to expand):