21st SIS World Congress on Breast Cancer and Breast Healthcare,

3 – 6 May 2023, Rodos Palace International Conference Center, Rhodes island, Greece


Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that, we are inviting you to the 21st SIS World Congress on Breast Cancer and Breast Healthcare, which will take place in Rhodes Island – Greece on 3–6 May 2023, at the Rodos Palace International Conference Center. The Congress will be realized exclusively with on site participation.

The Congress is under the Auspices of Her Excellency the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou and His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos 1st. The core framework of the Congress will be the Scientific Program, which has been developed by a dedicated Scientific Committee.

The 21st SIS World Congress in Rhodes Island will help all attending delegates and participants to advance their knowledge and navigate the complex world of today’s most effective initiatives and best practices across the full spectrum of Breast Cancer and Breast Healthcare.

Healthcare should not be seen as an expense, but as an investment.

Join us for the 21st SIS World Congress and you will not regret it.

We would like to thank you in advance for your excellent collaboration.

Best wishes,


 Pr Lydia Ioannidou-Mouzaka MD, PhD

President of the Congress

Dr Paris Kosmidis MD, PhD

President of the Scientific Committee



Mayor’s Welcome Note

Dear Medical Professionals,

It is a special joy and honour for Rhodes to host the 21st SIS World Congress on Breast Cancer & Breast Healthcare on 3–6 May 2023, under the Presidency of Pr Lydia Ioannidou-Mouzaka. The Congress is under the Auspices οf the H.E. of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mrs Katerina Sakellaropoulou and His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Mr Vartholomeos 1st and with the support of the Municipality of Rhodes island.

Rhodes it is a top destination for Congresses worldwide for the last decades, fulfilling the most demanding selection criteria. A precious “emerald” in the deep blue Aegean, the “Island of the Knights”, with a unique geographical location as a historical crossroads of civilizations, is consistently among the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean and one of the most emblematic destination in Greece.

With direct international air connectivity and a state-of-the-art airport, Rhodes combines sun and sea with gastronomy, rich culture, unique natural beauty and a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities. It has excellent hotel infrastructure and conference venues that have hosted world leaders, top events, international conferences and highprofile exhibitions. And above all, having the hospitality in their DNA, Rhodians welcome friends and not just visitors.

Rhodes is looking forward to welcoming you and hosting you, in its own unique “smiling” way. Holding the “21st SIS World Congress on Breast Cancer and Breast Healthcare” at the early summer of 2023, is an ideal opportunity to combine your scientific work with unique experience of authentic Greek hospitality.

For every visitor honouring us with their choice, we feel the obligation to return the same trust as a local community and doing our best. Seeing you in May 2023…

Antonis Kampourakis
Μayor of Rhodes

Basic Topics Per Congress Day

4 May

• Senology as Specialty
• Accreditation of Breast Centers/Clinics
• Breast Cancer Screening
• Quality Control of Breast Imaging
• Diagnosis
• Benign Breast Diseases
• Early Breast Cancer
• Fertility Preservation in Breast Cancer
• Quality Assurance in Surgery
• Guidelines of European Community


5 May

• Management of the axilla in early Breast Cancer
• Artificial Intelligence in Breast Cancer
• Genomic Profiles for management of Breast Cancer
• Neoadjuvant Therapy
• Advanced Breast Cancer
• Psychosocial Aspect of Breast Cancer
• Integration of Palliative Care
• Patient Advocacy in Breast cancer
• Breast Cancer in Young Women
• Breast Cancer in Elderly Women
• Lifestyle after Breast Cancer Diagnosis
• Health Tourism and Breast Health
• Poor Life Style and Dietary Habits
• Alternative Medicine
• Media & Breast Cancer Patients


6 May

• Male Breast Cancer
• Rare and Special Pathology of Breast Cancer
• Systemic Therapy
• Breast Plastic Surgery
• Breast Reconstruction
• Lymphedema Treatment
• Radiotherapy
• Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer
• Follow-up after Breast Cancer Diagnosis