Seva (Barcelona area), Spain
MCO Coordinator: N Pavlidis, GR
ESO Chair: F. A. Peccatori, IT
ESMO Chair: F. Lordick, DE
Host Chair: E. Felip, ES
Advisors: C. Sessa, CH - R. A. Stahel, CH
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
This clinically oriented educational programme has been designed for medical or clinical oncologists who wish to improve their skills or those who are preparing for the national board exam.
The programme will expose participants to a full spectrum of issues in clinical oncology and to practice-oriented training. The programme focuses on breast, gastro-intestinal, lung, genito-urinary, gynaecological, head and neck cancers.
The Masterclass offers plenary lectures regarding state-of-the-art clinical evaluation and treatments with reference to clinical guidelines and which will conclude in take-home messages. Participants will deliver case presentations within tumour boards and small groups and discuss them with the chairmen and the faculty. Informal discussion will be facilitated during the lunches and the aperitifs with the experts.
All participants will reside at the course venue and participation is compulsory throughout the course.
The Masterclass will be entirely in English and fluency in English is necessary for admission.
Participants of the concomitant Masterclass in Nursing Oncology will attend selected sessions and workshops jointly.
THE MASTERCLASS IS
• A 5-day residential educational event
• Full immersion
• An international faculty of top experts delivering lectures focusing on genito-urinary, breast, gynaecological, head and neck, gastro-intestinal and lung cancers.
The Masterclass in
The 2021 Masterclass is part of
In this review, the authors summarize the history of the 41 Masterclasses in Clinical Oncology (MCO) organized by ESO or ESO-ESMO during the last 17 years. The MCO has become a major educational event of ESO, intending to educate young oncologists from various countries within or outside Europe, providing an up-to-date interactive program based on solid evidence for all presented topics.
"Reprinted from Critical Reviews in Oncology / Hematology, Pavlidis et al, Copyright (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2019.07.022 with permission from Elsevier”
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Application for CME recognition will be submitted to the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) for ESMO-MORA accreditation, to the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) and to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). EACCME credits are recognised by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).
Information on the status of the applications can be obtained from the organising secretariat.
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Being selected to take part in an ESO Masterclass is one of the ESO activities that gives participants eligibility to enrol in ESCO - the College of the European School of Oncology.
A Masterclass also enables ESCO students to earn ESCO credits and therefore access more ESCO benefits. Full and active participation in the Masterclass earns participants 30 ESCO credits.
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