Dear Colleagues,

XV. National Breast Diseases Congress will be held between October 17-20, 2019 in Titanic Belek Convention Center, Antalya. We will try to deliver innovations in this very comprehensive congress that will bring together general surgery, radiology, medical oncology, pathology, radiotherapy, physical therapy, nuclear medicine, psychiatry specialists, family physicians and patient associations about diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases. The congress will be held for 4 days, training courses will be organized for determined disciplines, certificates will be given to the participants. The newest treatment modalities, case scenarios and clinical studies will be discussed during the congress.

On that note, I wish you a wonderful autumn and look forward to seeing you all in Antalya as we mark a very special milestone.

With my best regards,

Prof. Dr. Vahit Ozmen
President of Congress

Congress President

  • Prof. Dr. Vahit Özmen

Congress Co-President

  • Prof. Dr. Nuh Zafer Cantürk
  • Prof. Dr. Orhan Demircan
  • Doç. Dr. Sibel Özkan Gürdal

Congress Secretaries

  • Prof. Dr. Hasan Karanlık
  • Doç. Dr. Mustafa Tükenmez



  • Atilla Soran M.D Facs

General Surgery

  • Prof. Dr. Vahit Özmen
  • Prof. Dr. Nuh Zafer Cantürk
  • Prof. Dr. Orhan Demircan
  • Prof. Dr. Gürsel Soybir
  • Prof. Dr. Hasan Karanlık
  • Prof. Dr. Güldeniz Karadeniz Çakmak
  • Prof. Dr. Cumhur Arıcı
  • Prof. Dr. Murat Kapkaç
  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Özbaş
  • Prof. Dr. Seher Demirer
  • Doç. Dr. Sibel Özkan Gürdal
  • Doç. Dr. Mustafa Tükenmez

Medical Oncology

  • Prof. Dr. Gökhan Demir
  • Prof. Dr. Yeşim Eralp
  • Prof. Dr. Gül Başaran
  • Prof. Dr. Başak Oyan Uluç
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Özet
  • Prof. Dr. Türkkan Evrensel
  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özdoğan
  • Prof. Dr. Abdurrahman Işıkdoğan
  • Prof. Dr. İbrahim Güllü
  • Doç. Dr. Tarkan Yetişyiğit


  • Prof. Dr. Sıtkı Tuzlalı
  • Prof. Dr. Fatma Aktepe Buruk
  • Prof. Dr. Nilgün Kapucuoğlu
  • Doç. Dr. Semen Önder
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Meltem Öznur


  • Prof. Dr. Hülya Yazıcı
  • Prof. Dr. Cengiz Yakıcıer
  • Prof. Dr. Tayfun Özçelik
  • Doç. Dr. Ahmet Okay Çağlayan

Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Prof. Dr. Akın Yücel
  • Prof. Dr. Şükrü Yazar
  • Prof. Dr. Reha Yavuzer
  • Doç. Dr. Burçu Çelet Özden
  • Doç. Dr. Bülent Saçak


  • Prof. Dr. Erkin Arıbal
  • Prof. Dr. Levent Çelik
  • Prof. Dr. Gül Esen İçten
  • Uzm. Dr. Ravza Yılmaz

Radiation Oncology

  • Prof. Dr. Maktav Dinçer
  • Prof. Dr. Nuran Beşe
  • Prof. Dr. Ferah Yıldız
  • Prof. Dr. Hilmi Alanyalı
  • Doç. Dr. Gül Alço


  • Screening for specific and high-risk women in breast cancer
  • Interactive case councils
  • Important clinical studies in breast cancer
  • Personalized adjuvant therapy in breast cancer
  • Management of high-risk patient
  • Current diagnostic methods and staging
  • Treatment options in local advanced stage and metastatic disease
  • Current approach in the treatment of axilla
  • Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery - technical details
  • Biological and individualized treatment options
  • Quality of life and rehabilitation
  • Benign breast diseases
  • Psychological approach in breast cancer
  • Nutrition and breast cancer
  • Medical Oncology Course- Important Clinical Studies in Breast Cancer, New Drugs and use in practice
  • Oncoplastic Surgery Course
  • Radiation Oncology Course
  • Genetic Course-Use of genetic tests in breast cancer
  • Lymphedema Course



17-20 October 2019


During the congress, a large area devoted to drugs, medical supplies and book companies, exhibit their product.


Official congress invitations will be sent to the participants through their own request for permissions for their institutions and visa applications. The purpose of this invitation letters can just be used for permissions or visa application.


Certificates of Attendance will be given to all participants on October 28th, 2018 at the Registration and Information Desk.


• 100% of payment will be refunded for cancellations before 29 March 2019.
• 50% of payment will be refunded for cancellations between 29 March and 28 June 2019.
• No refund will be made for the cancellations made on after 28 June 2019.
• All cancellation requests should be done in writing and all refunds will be made after the organisation.


All abstracts should be submitted electronically via the abstractModule submission system. The abstracts not submitted via the abstract system but via e-mail and regular post shall not be accepted. The abstracts submitted online shall be published without any correction; therefore the authors should be careful about spelling mistakes.

Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 31, 2019

Guidelines for Submission
  • The abstracts shall be submitted only via the online abstract system.
  • Names of the authors should not include their academic titles.
  • The names should be written with only the first letter in capital and the rest in small letters and without abbreviation.
  • Name and address of the institution, in which the author is employed, should be stated.
  • Only the first letter of the abstract title should be in capital letters. (Abbreviations excluded.)
  • In case abbreviation is used in the abstract, the abbreviation should be explained in parenthesis.
  • The purpose of the paper and the methods applied should be explained in brief, the findings should be summarized together with sufficient statistical details and the conclusion should be stated within the framework of the findings presented.
  • Abstract should be organized in a way to include the titles of objective, materials and methods, results and conclusions.
  • The abstract length should not exceed 300 words excluding the abstract title, name and surname of the author.
Important Notices
  • If you will use the online abstract module for the first time, select the “New User” link and register to the system.
  • The explanations at the page after the registration procedure will guide you. Please read the messages and explanations carefully.
  • The abstracts submitted via internet shall be published without any corrections; therefore the authors should be careful about spelling mistakes.
  • Please keep the confirmation mail sent to your e-mail address following the abstract submission.
  • You can track the evaluation process of your abstract over the system by using your e-mail and password.
  • For technical assistance or questions during abstract submission contact Minduce IT Solutions Ltd. by calling phone: +90 216 410 44 14, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (EET), Monday-Friday.
    You can create a support request via abstractModule.

Abstract Evaluation
All abstracts and proceedings will be blind reviewed by the Scientific Committee. In order to have an accepted abstract being programmed by the scientific committee, congress registration for the presenting author is compulsory. An acceptance letter concerning the abstract evaluation result will be e-mailed to the author. All the poster presentations will be prepared as electronic poster.

How to prepare your e-poster?
Please keep your presentation ready (as a WORD or PowerPoint format) with you during the submission process.
  • Please login to abstract submission system with your email and password you used for submitting your abstract.
  • Click on My Abstracts.
  • Click Upload Poster Presentation
  • Copy and Paste each part of your poster to related areas, upload your tables and figures.
  • Preview your poster using the PREVIEW button
  • Approve your poster using the APPROVE button
  • Your poster will be shown as an electronic poster during the congress in the congress center foyers.

Instructions for Open Communications
    Please consider these instructions below when preparing your Open Communication slides;
  • Do not use more than 7 lines in one slide,
  • Do not have more than 5 words in each line,
  • Prepare your slides horizontally,
  • Do not include huge tables which will cause difficulty in following the outcomes
  • Prepare your slides either in English or Turkish.


REGISTRATION Before June 28, 2019 After June 28, 2019
Specialist 1.250 TL 1.500 TL
Assistant - Nurse 750 TL 1.000 TL
Company Representative 1.250 TL 1.500 TL

ACCOMMODATION Before June 28, 2019 After June 28, 2019
Single Room Double Room (Per Person) Single Room Double Room (Per Person)

Titanic Belek Convention Center, Belek, Antalya

4.500 TL

3.000 TL

5.250 TL

3.500 TL

  • VAT is not included to the registration fee. (18%)
  • Registration fee includes; access to the scientific sessions, the industry exhibits and the congress documents (Programme Book, Certificate of Attendance, Congress Bag and Badge, Congress book) of the congress.
  • VAT is not included to the accommodation fee. (8%)
  • All rates include all inclusive accommodation package between October 17, 2019 and October 20, 2019 (C/in: Oct. 17, 2019 C/out: Oct. 20, 2019* 3 nights).
  • Topkon Tourism and Events Services reserves the right to reflect the change in the amounts of taxes, duties and taxes that may arise.
  • External participant fee (Per Person) : 2.000 TL + %18 VAT for 4 days. The external participant fee includes; entrance to the congress venue, daily coffee breaks and lunchs between 09:00-18:00 on congress days.


Roundtrip (Airport - Hotel - Airport) transfer fee is 550 TL + VAT (18%)


   Federation of Associations of Turkey Breast Diseases
   İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı C servisi
  +90(532) 453 98 12


   Topkon Congress & Event Management
   Zühtüpaşa Mah. Rıfatbey Sok. No: 24 34724 Kalamış - Kadıköy - İstanbul / TURKEY
  +90(216) 330 90 20        +90(216) 330 90 05