Course Overview

The International Thoracic Oncology Symposium is an interactive course, providing all the elements needed to treat different aspects of the most up to date thoracic surgery, oncology and pneumology and their interdisciplinary relationship. 

The aim is to provide all the elements to develop an advanced and successful program for the diagnosis, care and treatment of the different stages of lung cancer, which includes the most complex surgical techniques and procedures.  

Delegates are invited to discuss the technical aspects of the most challenging procedures with qualified and competent international experts and to share your most difficult cases in a multidisciplinary context with oncologists and pulmonologists interested in thoracic neoplasia.

This course will include the use of video-based education with in-depth discussions on technical details.

Training

After attending this programme, delegates will acquire:

  • Learning of techniques to improve lung cancer treatments
  • Ability to identify the correct approach of the different types of lung neoplasia
  • Ability to treat the disease following a multidisciplinary approach
  • Skill in dealing with difficult scenarios and managing complications
  • Plan for a correct follow-up treatment

Who should attend?

This programme is designed to meet the continuing educational needs of physicians, thoracic surgeons, oncologists, pulmonologists, technicians and health professionals involved in the care of patients with thoracic neoplasms. 

Although the programme focuses on the most challenging and complex procedures, fellows and residents in training programmes will also benefit. Specialist nurses and surgical care practitioner are also invited to attend.

The course will be held in English.