Upcoming Medical Conferences in NijmegenSearch Criteria : Netherlands Nijmegen
7th Up-to-date in hereditary cancer is organized by Radboud University Medical Centre (UMC) and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands. Target Audience: Surgeons, gynecologists, clinical geneticists, internists, MDL doctors, medical oncologists, pathologists, urologists, genetic consultants, laboratory specialists in clinical genetics, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse specialists. Description: (H) recognition of a hereditary predisposition for cancer increasingly gives direction to a person-oriented treatment process, prevention and early detection. Not only for patients, but certainly also for his or her family members. The bundling and dissemination of knowledge and expertise, the ever-increasing technological and diagnostic possibilities and innovations are the key to improving the quality of care for people with a genetic predisposition to cancer. This training is mainly devoted to the latest insights into detection: the detection of a genetic predisposition for cancer through early diagnosis, genetic diagnosis in tumor tissue and informing family members, and the (early) detection of tumors through surveillance. After this day, you are fully up-to-date as a healthcare provider in the field of hereditary cancer. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 31 - Feb 03, 2020 | Nijmegen, Gelderland
2nd Masterclass in Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Oncology is organized by European School of Oncology (ESO) and will be held from Jan 31 - Feb 03, 2020 at Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands. Description The aim of this Masterclass is to provide an update of the role of endoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal neoplasia. The Masterclass is specifically addressed to junior specialists and each topic will be analysed in a systematic and propaedeutic way, from basic to the most complex and difficult procedures. The Masterclass will consist of a series of focused presentations, update lectures and video sessions. Presenters will be using case illustrative examples and high quality video throughout the programme. The most recent advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy will be presented; technical devices will be critically analysed according to the data obtained from evidence-based results of the literature. High level interaction between the faculty and the audience will be facilitated throughout the course and clinical case discussions in groups will be scheduled each day where the participants’ clinical cases will be discussed. The importance of the multidisciplinary approach to gastrointestinal cancers will be elaborated. Together with gastroenterologists, interventional radiologists, surgeons and oncologists, participants will be actively involved both in the presentations and in the discussions. The key aim of the course is to illustrate that endoscopy may offer its best potential particularly when it is part of a comprehensive clinical evaluation of the patient. Learning Objectives • Update on epidemiology of gastrointestinal cancers and precancerous conditions/lesions • Appraise the role of endoscopy in several scenarios. • Discuss cancer genetics and the role of endoscopy. • Update on endoscopic diagnostic approaches and endotherapy in a multidisciplinary perspective. • Update on technological innovations. • Discuss indications and limits of endoscopy and methods to acquire competency in endoscopy. • Competency in endoscopy but also in clinical research: how to prepare a research protocol The MasterClass • Is a 4-day residential, educational and practical event • Presents full covering of premalignant lesions and malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract • Is clinically and multi-disciplinary-oriented • Includes an international faculty of top experts delivering lectures and holding interactions focusing on the management of esophageal, gastric, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and colon cancer • Provides interaction with other junior specialists from various countries and the experts • Is located at a teaching hospital Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.