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

Antwerp, Belgium

Learn about the latest developments in stereotactic body radiotherapy and cranial stereotactic
radiosurgery. Understand the physical and technical requirements and discuss ways to establish a
multi-professional clinical stereotactic programme.

[ Application deadline: 29th May 2020 ]
[ Cancer treatment ]
  • 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 22 students who will be selected through a competitive application process.

To follow

  • 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 
  • Colorectal cancer 
  • Gastro-intestinal cancers 
  • Genito-urinary cancers 
  • Gynaecological cancers 
  • Head and neck cancer 
  •  Lung cancer 
  • Sarcoma and melanoma.




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