ESSO Advanced Course on Breast Cancer Surgery

26-28 September, 2019 - Closed

Venue: Bucharest (RO)

Aim of the course

This highly interactive workshop is at the cutting edge of current concepts of surgical treatment of breast cancer. It will focus on the evidence-based clinical practice and technical aspects of breast cancer surgery within a multidisciplinary approach.

Educational methods

  • Video-based discussion sessions
  • Case-based workshops
  • Case studies
  • Mock MDT with cases
  • Plenary lectures

Main topics

  • Familial gene carriers - Risk assessment and management of healthy carriers and initial cancer management
  • Oncoplastic techniques in breast preservation - planning and marking
  • MRM, SSM, SRM, NSM - Technical considerations and pre-operative marking​
  • New methods  in breast imaging
  • Management of sentinel nodes positive patients
  • Neoadjuvant treatment in breast cancer (Symposium)
  • Conventional breast pathology or gene profiles
  • Younag breast cancer patients - surgery, radiotherapy, systemic treatment
  • Breast reconstruction (Symposium)
  • Tailored treatmetn of high risk lessions (Symposium)
  • Surgical treatment of local recurrences

Target audience

  • Senior residents (last two years of specialization with clinical interest in breast cancer)
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Breast surgeons within 5 years after ending specialization residency
  • Medical and radiation oncologists with 3-5 years of experience in the treatment of breast cancer patients

Before applying for this course please read carefully the ESSO Terms and Conditions for Educational Live Events.

Please help us organize this course correctly and do not apply if you are not sure you are going to attend it.


This course is closed