3rd ESO-ESMO LATIN-AMERICAN MASTERCLASS IN CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
26 - 30 April 2017, San Jose, Costa Rica
Chairs: A. Cervantes, ES - N. Pavlidis, GR and R.A. Stahel, CH
Scientific Co-ordinators: M. Aapro, CH and F. Cardoso, PT
ATTENDANCE TO THE MASTERCLASS IS BY APPLICATION ONLY
Successful applicants are granted free registration and accommodation
NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29 January 2017
The Masterclass is the most structured ESO educational activity whose format has been established and presented in Europe for over a decade. The success of the teaching method has been confirmed by the events held also in other parts of the world as well as by the first and second edition of the Latin American Masterclass held in Brazil and Colombia in 2015 and 2016. It is with pleasure and gratefulness for the consideration of the local community, that ESO announces the third edition to be held in the region in 2017.
The Masterclass offers plenary lectures discussing current issues and controversies as well as critically reviewing significant therapeutic developments. State-of-the-art data recognized by ESMO and other evidence-based guidelines will be cited. Participants will deliver case presentations within tumour boards and small groups and discuss them with the chairs and the faculty. As for all Masterclasses, the number of participants will be limited and admission will be by competitive application only. Admitted participants will be granted free registration and full-board accommodation for the duration of the Masterclass.
The Masterclass offers plenary lectures regarding state-of-the-art clinical evaluation and treatments with reference to clinical guidelines and which will conclude in take-home messages. The clinical sessions will be complemented by tumour board discussions supported by regional tutors.
Furthermore, participants will deliver case presentations within small groups and discuss these with the chairs and the faculty. In preparation of the attendance, participants will be requested to follow four selected e-ESO sessions (www.e-eso.net). All participants will reside at the course venue and participation is compulsory throughout the course. The Masterclass will be entirely in English and at least an intermediate level of English is necessary for admission.
THE MASTERCLASS IS
- A 5-day residential educational event
- Full immersion
- Delivered by an international faculty of experts
IDEAL PROFILE OF THE MASTERCLASS CANDIDATE
- Age between 30 and 40 years
- At least 2-3 years’ experience in medical oncology (or clinical oncology)
- Involvement in scientific activities (desirable)
- At least an intermediate level of English language (simple scientific discussion in English)
- Practicing in Latin-America
The Masterclass will be held in English and translation will not be provided.
The detailed programme, faculty list and application instructions can be found in the event flyer downloadable here or on our website.
We nevertheless remain at your disposal for any further information or assistance.