1st Congress of International Society for the Study of Pleura and Peritoneum (ISSPP)

Event Date: 29/11/2019 - 30/11/2019


National University Hospital
Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore
119228 Singapore

Who should attend?

Surgeons, oncologists, gynaecologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, trainees, medical students, scientists


This is the first scientific congress of ISSPP, we will cover basic and clinical research on pleura and peritoneum, and benign and malignant diseases like peritoneal carcinomatosis, primary peritoneal cancers and mesothelioma. We will discuss latest developments in treatment like HIPEC, PIPAC (Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy), systemic chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy. To provide a holistic and multidisciplinary discussion, topics such as Quality of Life (QoL) will also be covered. Lastly, there will be a Pre-congress PIPAC Workshop for those interested in this specific therapy.


Professor Jimmy So (Professor of Surgery)

National University Hospital Singapore
lower kent ridge road
119228 Singapore