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Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Refresher Course on Gynaecological Tumours

11.10.2018  -  12.10.2018

Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

ADVANCED COURSES & SEMINARS

Gynaecological cancers

Description

Chairs: S. Beslija, BA - C. Sessa, CH


The Refresher Course on Gynaecological Tumours has been designed for medical and clinical oncologists of the Eastern Europe and Balkan Region, with the aim to provide an update on the -state of-the art therapeutic options as well as an overview of the latest advances in the field.
The programme will offer educational lectures covering updates on the diagnosis and treatment of both early and advanced gynaecological cancers. Moreover, spotlight lectures will discuss specific issues related to particular situations such as gynaecological cancer in young women or survivorship issues.
Practical training will be offered in the frame of clinical case presentations, prepared and presented by participants and discussed with the faculty with interactive voting.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Update on the latest advances in diagnostic procedure
• Update on the latest advances and on the state-of- the-art treatment options
• Learn about the management of specific situations
• Debate controversies and challenges in gynaecological cancer treatment
• Improve practical skills in multidisciplinary management and follow-up of gynaecological cancer patients

MAIN TOPICS
• Update on standard and new diagnostic, treatment options and approaches
• Signalling pathways
• Gynaecological cancer pathology
• Systemic treatment of early and advanced gynaecological cancer

Faculty

FACULTY
S. Beslija, Institute of Oncology, University Clinical Center, Sarajevo, BA
A. Eniu, Cancer Institute "Ion Chiricuta”, Cluj-Napoca, RO
C. Fotopoulou, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Surgery & Cancer Dpt., London, UK
B. Hasanbegovic, Institute of Oncology, University Clinical Center, Sarajevo, BA
V. Kesic, Clinical Center of Serbia, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dpt., Belgrade, SR
D. Lorusso, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, SC Chirurgia Ginecologica, Milano, IT
A. Pasic, Institute of Oncology, University Clinical Center, Sarajevo, BA
C. Sessa, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Medical Oncology Dept., Bellinzona, CH
Z. Tomaševic , Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Daily Chemotherapy Hospital, Belgrade, SR

General information

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
Laura Richetti
European School of Oncology (ESO)
Piazza Indipendenza 2
6500 Bellinzona
ph +41 91 820 09 51
e-mail: lrichetti@eso.net

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
The official language will be English. No translation will be available.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Application by: 15 June 2018  
Save event date: 11 October 2018  

 

 

Application

PARTICIPANT’S PROFILE
• Age between 30 and 45 years
• 2-4 years’ experience in oncology
• Involvement in scientific activities and clinical trials
• Fluency in English
• Practicing in Eastern Europe and Balkan Region

Priority will be given to medical and clinical oncologists who have attended a previous edition of the Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Masterclass in Medical/Clinical Oncology

PARTICIPATION
Attendance is limited and admittance is by competitive application only.
Successful applicants are granted free registration, welcome dinner, lunches and coffee breaks.
Free accommodation at the course venue for arrival on 10 October and departure on 12 October will be provided to participants not residing in the Sarajevo area.

ACCREDITATION
The event has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). The evaluation of the event has been performed by the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) that acknowledged the quality of the scientific programme and its educational value. The event is designated for a maximum of 10 European CME credits (ECMEC). Through an agreement between UEMS and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Participants will receive their certificate of attendance via e-mail after the event on completion of the evaluation form.

ATTENDANCE TO THE COURSE IS BY APPLICATION ONLY
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED (24 JUNE 2018)

Programme

10 October

18:00 Registration
19:30 Welcome dinner

11 October

7:45 Registration
8:00 Welcome address, general introduction and ESO EEBR Programme
A. Eniu, RO - S. Beslija, BA - C. Sessa, CH
FIRST SESSION: OVARIAN CANCER
8:30 Current standard of care in ovarian cancer
C. Sessa, CH
8:50 Discussion
9:00 Optimal treatment of platinum sensitive BRCA mutated ovarian cancer
B. Hasanbegovic, BA
9:20 Discussion
9:30 PARP testing and indications for PARP inhibitors
D. Lorusso, IT
9:50 Discussion
10:00 Immunotherapy in ovarian cancer
D. Lorusso, IT
10:20 Discussion
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Tumor board: Selected clinical cases presented by participants and discussed with the faculty
Four clinical cases presented by participants
12:15 Lunch
SECOND SESSION: ENDOMETRIAL CANCER
13:30 ESMO-ESGO-ESTRO Guidelines for Endometrial Cancer
C. Sessa, CH
13:50 Discussion
14:00 Risk factors and pathogenesis of endometrial cancer in young women
V. Kesic, SR
14:20 Discussion
14:30 Conservative management of atypical hyperplasia and early endometrial cancer
V. Kesic, SR
14:50 Discussion
15:00 Adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer based on risk groups
Z. Tomaševic, SR
15:20 Discussion
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Treatment of metastatic endometrial cancer
D. Lorusso, IT
16:20 Discussion
16:30 Tumor board: Selected clinical cases presented by participants and discussed with the faculty
Four clinical cases presented by participants

12 October

THIRD SESSION: CERVICAL CANCER
8:15 ESGO-ESTRO-ESP Guidelines for management of cervical cancer
C. Sessa, CH
8:35 Discussion
8:45 Management of stages Ib1/Ia1 cervical cancer
C. Fotopoulou, UK
9:05 Discussion
9:15 Fertility preservation in early cervical cancer
A. Pasic, BA
9:35 Discussion
9:45 Management of locally advanced cervical cancer
C. Fotopoulou, UK
10:15 Discussion
10:30 Coffee break
10:50 Treatment of metastatic cervical carcinoma
A. Pasic, BA
11:10 Discussion
11:20 Tumor board: Selected clinical cases presented by participants and discussed with the faculty
12:20 Closing remarks
S. Beslija, BA - C. Sessa, CH
12:35 Light lunch

 

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