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ESSO Course on Surgical Geriatric Oncology

ESSO Course on Surgical Geriatric Oncology

21-23 September, 2017 - Closed

Venue: Kraków

Aim of the course

This three-day course provides a comprehensive, clinically oriented, multidisciplinary approach to the management of elderly patients with cancer. An international faculty of experts in the field of surgical oncology and geriatrics will address topics from basic science, preoperative geriatric assessment, through surgical therapeutic options to management of common postoperative complications and possibilities of outcome improvement in the elderly patients with cancer.
During the course, particular emphasis will be placed on the practical information needed in everyday treatment of elderly patient with cancer. Moreover, participants will have the possibility to present and discuss their patients’ reports during the dedicated workshop.

For the interested surgeons the main course will be preceded by a hands-on workshop on Transanal Endoscopic Operations in the elderly. The workshop will cost only 50 EUR for the participants of the main course (including lunch).

Target participants

  • Surgical oncologists
  • Surgeons of all speciality
  • Surgical residents
  • Medical oncologists
  • Geriatricians
  • Other medical specialities willing to improve their knowledge on the treatment of elderly patients with cancer.

Edcuational methods

  • Hands-on workshop on Transanal Endoscopic Operations in the elderly
  • Plenary interactive lectures
  • Workshops
  • Video-based discussions

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This course is closed