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Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology

Not eligible for ESCO credits

14.10.2006  -  18.10.2006

Orta San Giulio, Italia


Paediatric oncology


- A five-day residential educational event

- Full immersion

- Clinically-oriented

- Multidisciplinary


An international faculty of experts delivering lectures focusing on bone tumours, soft-tissue sarcoma, neuroblastoma, central nervous system tumours and new drug development in the field of paediatric oncology.


Aims and objectives

ESO is pleased to announce the first Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology. This clinically-oriented educational programme has been designed for physicians who wish to improve their skills in the management of paediatric oncology patients. It is designed to offer a unique learning experience providing practice-oriented training.


Teaching format

The Masterclass offers plenary lectures with state-of-the-art treatments and concluding with take-home messages, selected case presentations prepared by participants for discussion by the experts and interactive discussion between the participants and the faculty.

All participants will reside at the course venue and participation is compulsory throughout the course.

The Masterclass will be entirely in English and fluency in English is necessary for admission.

ESO is grateful to SIOP-Europe and to the Paediatric Oncology Foundation of the Paediatric Oncology Department at the Gemelli Policlinic, Rome, Italy, for having provided Travel Grants to support participants coming from countries defined as low- / lower-middle-income economies by the World Bank.

The Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology is held in exclusive collaboration with SIOP-Europe.