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8th ESO-SIOP Europe Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology

30 ESCO credits

27.11.2021  -  02.12.2021

Bucharest, Romania


Paediatric oncology


Chairs: S. Bielack, DE - B. Morland, UK - C. Stefan, RO/ZA
Host Chair: M. Dragomir, RO

ESO and SIOP-Europe are pleased to announce the eighth Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology. This clinically-oriented educational programme has been designed for young paediatric oncologists, who wish to improve their skills in clinical management of common childhood tumours. It is designed to offer a unique learning experience, providing practice-oriented training and the teaching sessions will focus on the application of the most recent research findings to clinical practice.

• Improve knowledge in the field
• Improve skills in dealing with cancer problems as a whole
• Improve knowledge of current clinical practice and state-of-the-art treatment

• Bone tumours
• Central nervous system tumours
• Leukemia
• Lymphoma
• Neuroblastoma
• Rare tumours
• Soft-tissue sarcoma
• Wilms’ tumour

The Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology is an ESO-SIOP Europe joint event


General information

Alice Ciocchini
European School of Oncology (ESO)
Via Turati, 29
20121 Milan, Italy
ph +39 02 85464529
e-mail: aciocchini@eso.net

Dolores Knupfer, dknupfer@eso.net, ph: +41 91 820 0952

The 8th ESO - SIOP Europe Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology is 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), www.uems.net.
The programme has been granted up to 34 European CME credits (ECMEC). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Participants will receive their certificate of attendance via e-mail after on completion of the evaluation form.


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.
Visit www.esco.org for information on how to join ESCO.


Admittance to the Masterclass is by competitive application. The successful applicants are granted free registration but the cost of half-board accommodation and transfer to the course venue is EUR 450.- for the period 27 November - 2 December 2021 and travel will be covered by the participants.
All participants will be expected to reside at the course venue and their full participation is compulsory throughout the course.
The Masterclass will be taught entirely in English and fluency in English is necessary for admission.

Four full tuition scholarships will be offered to applicants from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) as defined by the World Bank. In order to be considered for a scholarship, please submit a letter of motivation requesting consideration. Please note that scholarship recipients will be responsible for arranging their own travel to Bucharest.

Further information will follow soon.

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