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ESMO-ESO Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students

13.07.2017  -  18.07.2017

Valencia, Spain

ADVANCED COURSES & SEMINARS

Medical/Clinical Oncology

Description


Chair: A. Cervantes, ES
Co-chairs: N. Pavlidis, GR - M. Preusser, AT




This five-day residential course is open to fourth and fifth year medical students and provides insight into all aspects of medical oncology, enabling students to get a full picture of this challenging and interesting professional field before making the choice of their specialisation.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Increase knowledge in medical oncology, filling the gap in the medical student’s curriculum
• Acquire the skills to discuss clinical cases with a multidisciplinary approach
• Enhance and broaden medical education and learning experience


MAIN TOPICS
• A practical approach to cancer diagnosis, staging, prognosis and therapy
• Principles of medical therapy for cancer
• Breast cancer
• Colorectal cancer
• Ovarian cancer
• Lung cancer
• Melanoma
• Prostate cancer
• Renal cell carcinoma

  
  

The Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students is an ESMO-ESO joint event

 

 
  
  
Special thanks to the following association for his co-operation in the promotion of the course

 

 
  
  
  


General information

COURSE SECRETARIAT
c/o ESMO Head Office
Education department
Via Luigi Taddei 4
CH-6962 Viganello-Lugano
Switzerland

Organisation, Programme and Logistics
Contact: Doris Vola
Tel: +41 (0)91 973 19 03
Fax: +41 (0)91 973 19 02
E-mail: education@esmo.org


VISA LETTER
If you need a visa letter, please contact the ESMO Head Office.


TRAVEL AND TRAVEL GRANT
Each student must arrange his/her own travel. ESMO will reimburse participants with a grant of 200 euros after the course.


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


CERTICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A certificate of attendance will be provided to each student at the end of the course. Attendance of ALL course lectures/workshops is mandatory.


BEST STUDENT AWARD
The participant with the highest score in the course exam will be offered the opportunity to participate in the ESMO 2017 congress (a 1000 euro grant will be offered), and to join the Congress Poster Walk for students.





Faculty list

FACULTY
F. Cardoso, Lisbon, Portugal
A. Cervantes, Valencia, Spain
R. Dziadziuszko, Gdansk, Poland
A. Horwich, Sutton, UK
E. Martinelli, Naples, Italy
D.Olmos, Hidalgo, Madrid, Spain
N. Pavlidis, Ioannina, Greece
F. Peccatori, Milan, Italy
M. Preusser, Vienna, Austria
R.A. Stahel, Zurich, Switzerland
M.J. Terol, Valencia, Spain
S. Banerjee, London, UK

Programme


PROGRAMME

This educational course on medical oncology is organised by top academic experts in the field of medical oncology in synergy with the ESMO Young Oncologists Committee.
Through a condensed, high-standard educational programme, we aim to motivate medical students to choose medical oncology as a career. The intention is to attract and engage the brightest and most dedicated students to commit to working in this fast-evolving field to the benefit of cancer patients as ultimate goal.
DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME OF THE COURSE HERE

 

 

 

 

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