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Neuro-Oncology: multidisciplinary management of adult brain tumour

Programme
Chairs: G. Pesce, CH - P. Mortini, IT

INTRODUCTION
The event offers lectures regarding state-of-the-art clinical evaluation and treatments with reference to clinical guidelines and which will conclude in take-home messages in management of adult brain tumours. Selected participants will deliver case presentations within groups sessions. 
The course will be entirely in English.

IDEAL PARTICIPANT'S PROFILE
Neurologists , radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and surgical oncologists/neuro-surgeons with at least 2 years experience in neurosurgery, radiotherapy or neuro-oncology.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Improvement of neurologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and surgical oncologists/neuro-surgeons skills
• Practicing case discussions
• Update on the current standards of neurosurgery with special focus on intraoperative imaging, monitoring and neuro-navigation.
• Improve the knowledge on current radiotherapy standards and techniques (IMRT, stereotactic radiosurgery, protons, etc.)
• Update on epidemiology, combination of radiotherapy with surgery and drug therapy, clinical trials management
 
MAIN TOPICS
• Clinical management of patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors
• Technical improvements, altered fractionation, specific aspects of high precision radiotherapy, radiosurgery, chemo-sentitization and other aspects of medical therapy
• Supportive treatments, symptom control both in palliative and curative intent
 
TEACHING FORMAT
All the clinical sessions will be complemented with live group discussions supported by the chairs and faculty.
 
CLINICAL CASE PRESENTATIONS
Participants are encouraged to send in a clinical case, after having registered for the course. The course chairs will select cases that will be discussed live during the event.
The clinical case presentations should be sent by 23rd October 2020 (10-slide presentation including three questions relating to the clinical case that you would like to discuss with the experts).  The author of each selected case will be connected via internet to discuss it with the experts on the indicated date (max 8/10 minutes for each case presentation followed by 5/7 minutes of discussion). Further details will be provided directly to the selected participants.
Cases should be sent to lrichetti@eso.net
 
DISCIPLINE ORIENTED WORKSHOPS
There will be two parallel workshops during the course, one for surgeons and one for radiotherapists. All participants will be able to take part in one of the workshops and interact with each other and the Presenters via chat during the session. 
Some participants will be selected to connect to the session via audio/video and this will allow them to directly discuss the topics with the involved experts. 
If you are interested in this possibility, please send a motivation letter to lrichetti@eso.net by 23 October 2020.
Further details will be provided directly to the selected participants.

INFORMATION
Registration for the online course is free but you must register to be able to take part (link below).
During the live streaming of the event (11/12/13 November 2020) live and pre-recorded sessions will be webcasted and participants will be able to discuss the topics with the involved experts via chat.
All the contents will be recorded and accessible via the e-ESO website after the event (registration to access the contents will remain open).

CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION
Registration will be confirmed by e-mail.

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
Laura Richetti - lrichetti@eso.net  

CME ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATES
Participants will be issued a certificate of attendance (minimum attendance: 75% of the entire course). An online evaluation questionnaire and learning assessment test will need to be completed in order to get the certficate that will be issued by email. 
Application for CME recognition will be submitted to the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Accreditation Council for Continuous Medical Education (ACCME) designate this type of educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA category 1 credits per hour of activity.
ESMO-MORA credits will be granted by ESMO.

ESCO CREDITS
The event enables ESCO students to earn ESCO credits and therefore access more ESCO benefits. Full and active participation in the event earns participants 18 ESCO credits.
Visit www.esco.org for information on how to join ESCO.

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Instructions on how to use e-ESO to participate in this event 

THE FACULTY LISTED IN THE PROGRAMME HAVE BEEN INVITED. CONFIRMATIONS ARE IN PROGRESS.

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The course will remain available until DECEMBER 2021.

Programme

11.12.2020

Welcome and introduction to the course + Overview on brain tumours

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Taking care of patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors, why one needs to specialize on this subject

Expert: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Discussion

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Chair: Michael Reinert

Expert: Michael Brada

Expert: Riccardo Soffietti

Expert: Silvia Stacchiotti

Expert: Enrico Franceschi

Chair: Paolo Giovanni Casali

Expert: Silvia Stacchiotti

Expert: Enrico Franceschi

Expert: Alessandro Cianfoni

Chair: Ranjeev Bhangoo

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Luca Bertero

Expert: Monika Hegi

Expert: Alessandro Cianfoni

Chair: Ranjeev Bhangoo

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Ranjeev Bhangoo

Expert: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Alessia Pellerino

Expert: Gaetano Finocchiaro

Chair: Ranjeev Bhangoo

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Roberta Rudà

Expert: Gaetano Finocchiaro

Chair: Michael Brada

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Chair: Stefano Presilla

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Chair: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Michael Brada

Expert: Alessia Pellerino

Expert: Pietro Mortini

Expert: Davide Giovanni Bosetti

Expert: Riccardo Soffietti

Chair: Pietro Mortini

Expert: Federico Roncaroli

Expert: Stefan Grau

Expert: Davide Giovanni Bosetti

Expert: Riccardo Soffietti

Expert: Gianfranco Angelo Pesce

Expert: Pietro Mortini

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