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Oncology for Medical Students

Not eligible for ESCO credits

21.07.2007  -  27.07.2007

Ioannina, Greece

COURSES AND SEMINARS

Medical / clinical oncology

Description

Format of the event:
The five-day programme covers all spectrums of oncology, including clinical picture, staging, prognostic factors, surgery, radiotherapy, systemic therapy, presentation and discussion of clinical cases. Participants will take tests on a daily basis.

TOPICS:
- Introduction to biology of cancer
- Paraneoplastic syndromes
- Emergencies in oncology
- Pediatric, adolescence and young adult oncology
- Basics in radiotherapy oncology
- Basics in systemic treatment (chemotherapy, hormonotherapy, immunotherapy)
- Basics in surgical oncology
- Supportive and palliative care
- Introduction to clinical trials
- Breast cancer
- Gynaecological cancers (ovarian, uterus, cervix)
- Gastrointestinal cancers (gastric, colorectal, pancreas, hepatobiliary)
- Lung cancer
- Lymphomas
- Urogenital cancers (prostate, testicular)

General information


How to reach Ioannina
By airplane from Athens of Thessaloniki (40-minute flight) with Olympic or Aegean Airlines.
By boat from Ancona or Brindisi (Italy) to Igoumenitsa Port (Greece).
By bus to Ioannina (1-hourdrive, 80 km). By bus from Athens or Thessaloniki (5/6-hour drive, 400 km).

JEMSA
Journal of EMSA on Medical and Scientific Affairs, JEMSA, is a European journal in English language open to students and young doctors from all fields of medicine and related research. JEMSA holds a unique place in publishing European medical students' scientific articles and other papers, since the journal is edited and produced by medical students for medical students. We have an author helpful policy and offer assistance to less experienced authors, assisting authors in the preparation of their manuscripts for the peer review process. For more information please contact JEMSA Editor-in-Chief: jemsa@emsa-europe.org
A presentation of the Journal of EMSA is scheduled during the course

Insurance
The organisers bear no responsibilities for untoward events in connection with, before, during and after the course. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal and travel insurance coverage.

For more information contact:
Chatrina Melcher
European School of Oncology Swiss Office
Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland
Ospedale Reg. Bellinzona e Valli
CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Tel: +41 91 811 8050
Fax: +41 91 811 8051
Email: eso2@esoncology.org

ESO in the Balkans and Middle East
Prof. Nicholas Pavlidis
School of Medicine
Department of Medical Oncology
University Hospital of Ioannina
GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece
Tel and Fax +30 26510 99394
Email: mideast@esoncology.org