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ONLINE EVENT: Masterclass in Neuro-Oncology: Multidisciplinary Management of Adult Brain Tumours

18 ESCO credits

11.12.2020  -  13.12.2020

COURSES AND SEMINARS

Neuro-oncology

Description

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 we have decided that the Course will be held online.

INTRODUCTION
The event offers lectures regarding state-of-the-art clinical evaluation and treatments with reference to clinical guidelines and which will conclude in take-home messages in management of adult brain tumours. Selected participants will deliver case presentations within groups sessions.

The course will be entirely in English.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Improve of neurologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and surgical oncologists/neuro-surgeons skills
• Practicing case discussions
• Update on the current standards of neurosurgery with special focus on intraoperative imaging, monitoring and neuro-navigation.
• Improve the knowledge on current radiotherapy standards and techniques (IMRT, stereotactic radiosurgery, protons, etc.)
• Update on epidemiology, combination of radiotherapy with surgery and drug therapy, clinical trials management

MAIN TOPICS
• Clinical management of patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors
• Technical improvements, altered fractionation, specific aspects of high precision radiotherapy, radiosurgery, chemo-sentitization and other aspects of medical therapy
• Supportive treatments, symptom control both in palliative and curative intent

TEACHING FORMAT
All the clinical sessions will be complemented with live group discussions supported by the chairs and faculty.

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Faculty

FACULTY
R. Bhangoo, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
M. Brada, University of Liverpool & Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Bebington, UK
J. Capitanio, San Raffaele University Health Institute, Milan, IT
P. Casali, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, IT
A. Cianfoni, Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, CH
G. Finocchiaro, Istituto Neurologico Besta, Milan, IT
E. Franceschi, Azienda USL of Bologna - IRCCS Institute of Neurological Sciences, Bologna, IT
C. Gamondi, Oncology Institute of Sothern Switzerland, Bellinzona, CH
S. Grau, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, DE
M. Hegi, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Epalignes, CH
P. Mortini, San Raffaele University Health Institute, Milan, IT
A. Pellerino, City of Health and Science University Hospital, T urin, IT
G. Pesce, Oncology Institute of Sothern Switzerland, Bellinzona, CH
S. Presilla, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, CH
M. Reinert, Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, CH
F. Roncaroli, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
R. Rudà, University and City of Health and Science Hospial of Turin, Turin, IT
R. Soffietti, University and City of Health and Science Hospial of Turin, Turin, IT
S. Stacchiotti, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, IT

General information

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
European School of Oncology
Piazza Indipendeza 2, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Laura Richetti, Ph: +41 91 820 0951, E-mail: lrichetti@eso.net

ACCREDITATION
Participants will be issued a certificate of attendance.
Application for CME recognition will be submitted to the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Accreditation Council for Continuous Medical Education (ACCME) designate this type of educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA category 1 credits per hour of activity.
ESMO-MORA credits will be granted by ESMO.

ESCO CREDITS

The event enables ESCO students to earn ESCO credits and therefore access more ESCO benefits. Full and active participation in the event earns participants 18 ESCO credits.

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

INFORMATION
Further information regarding the online event is also available HERE

Registration

PARTICIPANT’S PROFILE

Neurologists , radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and surgical oncologists/neuro-surgeons with at least 2 years experience in neurosurgery, radiotherapy or neuro-oncology.

REGISTRATION
Registration for the online course is free but you must register to be able to take part (link below).

During the live streaming of the event (11/12/13 November 2020) live and pre-recorded sessions will be webcasted and participants will be able to discuss the topics with the involved experts via chat.

All the contents will be recorded and accessible via the e-ESO website after the event (registration to access the contents will remain open).

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

CLINICAL CASE PRESENTATIONS
Participants are encouraged to send in a clinical case, after having registered for the course. The course chairs will select cases that will be discussed live during the event.
The clinical case presentations should be sent by 23rd October 2020 (10-slide presentation including three questions relating to the clinical case that you would like to discuss with the experts). The author of each selected case will be connected via internet to discuss it with the experts on the indicated date (max 8/10 minutes for each case presentation followed by 5/7 minutes of discussion). Further details will be provided directly to the selected participants.
Cases should be sent to lrichetti@eso.net

DISCIPLINE ORIENTED WORKSHOPS
There will be two parallel workshops during the course, one for surgeons and one for radiotherapists. All participants will be able to take part in one of the workshops and interact with each other and the Presenters via chat during the session.
Some participants will be selected to connect to the session via audio/video and this will allow them to directly discuss the topics with the involved experts.
If you are interested in this possibility, please send a motivation letter to lrichetti@eso.net by 23 October 2020.
Further details will be provided directly to the selected participants.

Programme

THE PROGRAMME IS AVAILABLE HERE

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