26.08.2019 – 06.09.2019 – ESO-ESSO-ESTRO Multidisciplinary Course in Oncology for Medical Students

26.06.2019 – 06.09.2019
Turin, Italy

COURSE FORMAT
• Ten working days
• The programme covers all aspects of oncology
• Theoretical plenary sessions of maximum 2 hours
• Case presentations
• Daily two-hour practical sessions in small groups (labs, ward visits, etc)
• Preparation in small working groups of a presentation on a specific topic under the supervision of a teacher. The last day will be devoted to the project presentations delivered by the students (compulsory) Students are requested to bring their laptops to the course
• The official language is English – students must be fluent in English

LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course participants should:
• Have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of oncology
• Get a clear picture of the complexity and importance of the multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment
• Prepare a specific topic related to the theoretical and/or practical sessions and present it to plenary audience

COURSE CONTENT
• History, epidemiology, genetics, dia-gnostics, treatment principles and therapeutic approaches, prevention and screening
• Communication with the patient
• Breast cancer
• Colorectal cancer
• Gastro-intestinal cancers
• Genito-urinary cancers
• Gynaecological cancers
• Head and neck cancer
• Lung cancer
• Sarcoma and melanoma

Educational Committee: J. Eriksen, DK – N. Pavlidis, GR – S. Sandrucci, IT – J.B. Vermorken, BE
Local Organisers: S. Sandrucci, IT – U. Ricardi, IT

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