St. Petersburg International Oncology Forum «White Nights» is one of the largest events in cancer care, bringing together a wide range of specialists from Russia, neighbouring countries and beyond.
The venue of The Forum has become a unique global scientific platform where the medical community exchanges the latest cancer research to improve the quality of medical care, reduce morbidity and mortality.
In 2020, the Forum was held as an online event for the first time ever. The online meeting saw almost 7200 online connections for four days - from June 25 to June 28. The total duration of the stream was 198 hours, with 62 Sessions. We are pleased to mention that 6200 specialists registered as participants for the Forum “White Nig
The Forum united 440 Speakers from different countries, though the Programme had to be modified and adapted to the new reality.
We are honoured to say that Mikhail Murashko, the Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Alexander Beglov, the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Elizabeth Weiderpass, the Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization, gave their welcoming speeches to the Forum participants.
The annual meeting attracts the multidisciplinary oncology community from all over the world: oncologists, pathomorphologists, chemotherapists, surgeons, radiotherapists, geneticists, health officials, scientists, representatives of patient organizations and charitable foundations, and others.
International and russian medical associations always support the Event. The following non-profit professional organizations are permanent and significant partners in the preparation of the scientific programme: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), European School of Oncology (ESO), European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) and Russian Society of Gynaecological Oncology (RSGO), Central-Eastern European Breast Cancer Surgical Consortium (CEEBCSC), Russian Society of Clinical Oncology (RUSSCO).