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ESSO Webinar on Essential Requirements in Surgical Oncology: Must Nutritional Screening be a Core Item

30 November, 2020 - Closed

Venue: Online

This webinar will take place on 30th November 2020 at 6PM CET

Aim of the webinar

The discussion during this webinar will focus on the importance of malnutrition screening in surgical oncology to identify patients at risk of malnutrition for prompt treatment and/or careful follow up.

The analysis of an international survey will show what are the main criticalities concerning this issue. 

Nowadays, strong evidence is proving that  postoperative complications and long term oncological outcomes can be negatively affected by malnutrition/undernutrition: the importance of integrating a screening procedure in the multidisciplinary board will be discussed.

Main topics

  • Malnutrition screening in surgical oncology patients: discussion of an international survey

  • Mallnutrition treatment as part of the essential requirements of surgical oncology evidence based approach to optimizing nutritional status without interfering with the treatment timing.

Educational methods

  • 10' presentations followed by 5' of Q&A
  • Case study with interactive survey

Target participants

  • Surgical oncologists
  • Medical and radiation oncologists
  • Oncologic nurses

Participation and Registration fees

An application has been made to the ACOE (Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe) for CME accreditation of this event.

The webinar is for free to all. Once your participation is confirmed you will receive instructions on how to use the WebEx platform which the webinar will be hosted on.  



This webinar is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from 



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