ESO-ESSO-ESTRO Multidisciplinary Course on Oncology for Medical Students

26 Aug, 2019 - 06 Sep, 2019 - Preview

Venue: Turin (IT)

Aims of the course

By the end of the course participants should: 

• Have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of oncology
• Get a clear picture of the complexity and importance of the multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment 
• Prepare a specific topic related to the theoretical and/or practical sessions and present it to plenary audience.

Main topics

• History, epidemiology, genetics, dia-gnostics, treatment principles and therapeutic approaches, prevention and screening
• Communication with the patient
• Breast cancer
• Colorectal cancer
• Gastro-intestinal cancers
• Genito-urinary cancers
• Gynaecological cancers
• Head and neck cancer
• Lung cancer
• Sarcoma and melanoma.

Target group

  • Medical students who have completed their fourth year of studies at the time of the course