Antwerp, Belgium

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

  • The course is offered to medical students who have completed their fourth year of studies at the time of the course 
  • Participation will be limited to 24 students who will be selected through a competitive application process.
  • Enable students to get a full picture of this challenging medical field 
  • Make understandable the importance of teamworking 
  • Encourage future professional choices towards an oncology related discipline.


Learning outcomes

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.

Course content

  • History, epidemiology, genetics, dia-gnostics, treatment principles and therapeutic approaches, prevention and screening
  • Communication with the patient
  • Breast cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Gastric & Oesophageal cancer
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Sarcoma and melanoma




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