ESOR/ESTRO ASKLEPIOS COURSE​

MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO CANCER IMAGING: CHEST ​

ESOR/ESTRO Asklepios course

MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO CANCER IMAGING: Chest

19 – 20 September, 2024

Amsterdam,

The Netherlands

Application deadline: 12 April 2024

What to expect

This course is designed for radiologists, radiation-oncologists, surgeons, and all others interested in obtaining knowledge on the multidisciplinary management of lung cancer. The goal is to understand each other’s specialty needs in a multidisciplinary environment. The course aims to provide knowledge on an integrated approach of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Didactic lectures followed by tumour boards/panel discussions will cover all aspects of patients’ management.

 A renowned European multidisciplinary faculty of expert radiologists, surgeons, and radiation-oncologists will provide the participants with an in-depth knowledge of imaging technology and an understanding of how its information can be used for clinical decision-making, treatment planning, adaptation, and response assessment.

Your hosts

Prof. Regina Beets-Tan

MD, Ph.D., DMSc, Vice-president of Radiological Society of Kazakhstan

Venue will be announced soon!

Venue

Prof. Ursula Nestle

MD, Ph.D., DMSc, Vice-president of Radiological Society of Kazakhstan

Venue will be announced soon!

Venue

Course Venue

The Netherlands Cancer Institute

Plesmanlaan 121,
1066 CX Amsterdam,
Netherlands

Co-Organizers

Prof. Ursula Reiter
University Hospital of Graz

Prof. Christian Loewe
Medical University of Vienna

In cooperation with

Accreditation

Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of ESOR Patient Communication Courses.

 

Learning Objectives

  • to learn and consolidate knowledge in imaging protocols for hip, ankle and foot
  • to learn how to diagnose and manage bone and soft tissue tumours and bone marrow diseases in children and adults
  • to know the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory diseases of hip, ankle and foot

Programme

*all times given in local time in Amsterdam
08:00 – 08:30Registration
08:30 – 08:40

Welcome on Behalf of ESOR and ESTRO

Introduction: the Synergy of Imaging and Radiation Therapy

08:40 – 10:00

BASICS

Radiology Basics: TNM staging: Principles and Caveats

Elvin Eryigit, Amsterdam/NL

Radiation oncology: Basic Techniques and Concepts

Sara Ramella, Rome/IT

10:00 – 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:30

THE INTRAPULMONARY MALIGNANT NODULE AND LOW STAGE NSCLC

Diagnosis of Pulmonary Nodules

M. Silva, Parma/IT

Radiation Therapy of Early Stage Lung Cancer

Sara Ramella, Rome/IT

Chest Imaging Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Marie Pierre Revel, Paris/FR

12:30 – 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:50

ADVANCED STAGES OF NSCLC

Radiation Therapy in Advanced Lung Cancer

Ursula Nestle, Mönchengladbach/DE

Interventional Radiology in Lung Cancer Treatment

Thomas Helmberger, Munich/DE

14:50 – 15:20Coffee Break
15:20 – 17:00

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE DISCUSSION 1

Diagnosis, Staging and Treament

Elvin Eryigit, Amsterdam/NL

M. Silva, Parma/IT

Sara Ramella, Rome/IT

T. Helmberger, Munich/DE

*all times given in local time in Amsterdam
09:00 – 11:00

ADVANCED IMAGING ISSUES IN RADIOLOGY AND RADIOTHERAPY I

Distinction between radiation-induced lung injury (RILI) and Tumour Recurrence

Ursula Nestle, Mönchengladbach/DE

Imaging Issues During Targeted and Immunotherapy

Giuseppe Cicchetti, Rome/IT

11:00 – 12:00Early Lunch Break
12:00 – 13:20

ADVANCED IMAGING ISSUES IN RADIOLOGY AND RADIOTHERAPY II

Postoperative Chest: Normal and Abnormal Findings

David da Costa, Amsterdam/NL

Treatment of Recurrent Disease

Sara Ramella, Rome/IT

13:20 – 14:00

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE DISCUSSION 2

Sara Ramella, Rome/IT

Giuseppe Cicchetti, Rome/IT

David da Costa, Amsterdam/NL

14:00 – 14:30Coffee Break
14:30 – 15:50

RECENT TRENDS

Lung Cancer Screening

Alexander Schmitz, Amsterdam/NL

Radiomics and Dose Painting in Thoracic Oncology

Ursula Nestle, Mönchengladbach/DE

15:50 – 16:30

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE DISCUSSION 3

Alexander Schmitz, Amsterdam/NL

Ursula Nestle, Mönchengladbach/DE

16:30Adjurn

Application deadline: 12 April 2024

Please note:

In 2024, 12 places for radiologists from Central Asia are available.

  1. The ESOR Astana Tutorial applies to young radiologists, residents in their late years of training and board-certified radiologists within 5 years of certification who desire to get the benefit of intense teaching.

  2. The ESOR Astana Tutorial is aimed at radiologists from Central Asian countries, applicants must be nationals of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, or Russia.

  3. Previous exposure in any field of special interest is advantageous.

  4. Applicants must be fluent in English.

All applicants must provide the following documents as a single PDF file:

01

Letter of Motivation

explaining personal interest in participating in the tutorial

02

03

Proof of resident status (download here) or proof of board certification

Certification must be no more than 5 years old.

04

Letters of Reccomendation

from the head of department of the current training centre or a previously undertaken academic training

 

05

Language Profiency Confirmation

written by the head of department, stating that the applicant is proficient in English

Please submit your application per e-mail to pawel.pasek@myesr.org.

*Each candidate is required to submit the provided ESOR CV. Any application with another CV will not be considered. Please note that only complete applications can be considered. To apply for or renew your ESR membership please click here.

Funding

The following will be provided for participants:

• Hotel accommodation for up to 6 nights
• Meals
• Local transport
• Certificates of participation

Please note that the participants must arrange for the flight tickets to and from Astana themselves.

programme structure

For one week participants are offered practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology. The tutorial comprises lectures on a variety of topics, covering modern diagnostic and interventional radiology. Mentored hands-on workshops in ultrasound, CT and MRI are also included. Additional exposure to non-interpretory issues of the broader culture of radiology is provided, addressing radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance or administrative principles and qualities. The whole programme is performed by renowned faculty including local and invited speakers.

Certification

After completion of the training programme, the resident receives a certificate from ESR/ESOR. In order to receive this, the fellow must present a written report about his/her work and activities during the programme.

Fees

The registration fee includes only the ESOR Asklepios Course on Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Imaging. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements themselves.

EUR 475 for Radiologists or Radiation Oncologists in training
EUR 625 for Radiologists or Radiation Oncologists 

Please note that 10% VAT will be added during the registration process.

interested in chest cancer imaging?

Join us in Amsterdam for the ESOR/ESTRO Asklepios Course on September 19-20!