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Chairs: A. Cervantes, ES - N. Pavlidis, GR - R.A. Stahel, CH
Scientific Co-ordinators: M. Aapro, CH - F. Cardoso, PT



FOREWORD
The Masterclass is the most structured ESO educational activity whose format has been established and presented in Europe for over a decade. The success of the teaching method has been confirmed by the events held also in other parts of the world as well as by the five editions held in Latin America. It is with pleasure and gratefulness for the consideration of the local community, that ESO announces the sixth edition to be held in the region in 2020.The Masterclass offers plenary lectures discussing current issues and controversies as well as critically reviewing significant therapeutic developments. State-of-the-art data recognized by ESMO and other evidence-based guidelines will be cited.
Participants will deliver case presentations within tumour boards and small groups and discuss them with the experts.
As for all Masterclasses, the number of participants will be limited and admission will be by competitive application only.
Admitted participants will be granted free registration and half-board accommodation for the duration of the Masterclass.

TEACHING FORMAT
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. The clinical sessions will be complemented by tumour board discussions supported by regional tutors.
Furthermore, participants will deliver case presentations within small groups and discuss these with the experts.
In preparation of the attendance, participants will be requested to follow four selected e-ESO sessions (www.e-eso.net).
All participants will reside at the course venue and participation is compulsory throughout the course.
The Masterclass will be entirely in English and at least an intermediate level of English is necessary for admission.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Improve medical oncologists’ skills
• Practicing case discussion
• Deep focus on breast, gastro-intestinal, genitourinary, gynaecological, head and
neck and lung cancers
• Compact update on further topics of interest

MAIN TOPICS
• Breast cancer
• Gastro-intestinal cancers
• Genito-urinary cancers
• Gynaecological cancers
• Head and neck cancer
• Lung cancer

The Latin-American
Masterclass in
Clinical Oncology is an
ESO-ESMO joint event
         
In collaboration with          
Under the auspices 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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General information

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
European School of Oncology
Piazza Indipendeza 2, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Luis Carvalho, Ph: +41 91 820 09 58, E-mail: lcarvalho@eso.net

LANGUAGE
The Masterclass will be held in English and translation will not be provided.

INSURANCE
The organisers bear no responsibility for untoward events in relation to the participation in the event. Participants will be advised to take out their own personal and travel insurance coverage.

FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

Application

PARTICIPANT’S PROFILE
• Age between 30 and 40 years
• At least 3 years’ experience in medical oncology (or clinical oncology)
• Involvement in scientific activities (desirable)
• Intermediate level of English language
• Practicing in Latin America

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should apply online (at the top of this page) providing:
• Letter describing motivation for attending;
• Support letter from head of department or mentor;
• CV with list of publications (if the list is not provided, it will be assumed that no papers have been published);
• Clinical case abstract (see below).

The application outcome will be notified by e-mail by begin of February.

ATTENDANCE TO THE MASTERCLASS IS BY APPLICATION ONLY
Successful applicants are granted free registration and half-board accommodation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 JANUARY 2020

Before you start completing the online application form, please be sure you have all the requested files (CV, Motivation letter, Supporting letter, Professional experience template and Abstract template) ready to be uploaded to the system. Online applications will not be complete unless all the files are uploaded.

TEMPLATE
•  Download HERE your Abstract template
•  Download HERE your Professional experience template

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