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08:30

Welcome and opening – Course Introduction

António Araújo & Mariano Provencio
09:00

The basics about cancer

Chair: Mariano Provencio

Epidemiology of cancer in Iberia

Marina Pollán

Biology and genetics of cancer

Umberto Malapelle

Controversy about the population-based cancer screening programs

Paulo Santos

The value of the tumor markers

Margarida Damasceno
11:00

Coffee break

11:30

The principles of cancer

Chair: António Araújo

A practical approach to cancer diagnosis, staging, prognosis and therapy

Mariano Provencio

Principles of medical therapy for cancer

Lucia González Cortijo

Principles of oncological surgery

José Polónia

Principles of radio-oncology

Paulo Costa
13:30

Lunch break

15:00

Managing cancer

Chair: Mariano Provencio

How to manage the toxicity of the oncological treatment

Rosario Garcia Campelo

Palliative care and pain in oncology

Maria Carlos Cativo

How to manage oncologic emergencies

Manuel Magalhães

Genetic counseling on cancer

Antonio Sánchez Ruiz
17:00

Coffee break

17:30

Round table discussion: The place of the GP in the oncologic multidisciplinary team

António Araújo, Mariano Provencio, Silva Henriques, Paulo Santos
19:30

Congress Dinner

09:00

Gynecologic cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Henrique Nabais

Treatments and follow-up

Lucia González Cortijo

Clinical cases discussion – Gynecologic cancer

10:30

Basic and translational investigation in oncology

Margarita Sánchez-Beato Gómez
11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Breast cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Noémia Afonso

Treatments and follow-up

Blanca Cantos Ibargüen

Clinical cases discussion – Breast cancer

13:00

Lunche break

14:30

Lung cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Mariano Provencio

Treatments and follow-up

António Araújo

Clinical cases discussion – Lung cancer

16:00

The importance of the psychological support

Sara Moreira, Margarida Branco
16:30

Coffee break

17:00

Gastrointestinal cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

José Carlos Mendez

Treatments and follow-up

Dirk Arnold

Clinical cases discussion – Gastrointestinal cancer

18:30

Test your knowledge exam

09:00

Head and neck cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Miguel Barbosa

Treatments and follow-up

Ana Castro

Clinical cases discussion – Head and neck cancer

11:00

The importance of the nutritional support

Maria Cardoso Menezes
11:30

Coffee break

12:00

Genitourinary cancer

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Avelino Fraga

Treatments and follow-up

Enrique Grande

Clinical cases discussion – Genitourinary cancer

13:30

Lunch break

14:30

Onco-Hematology

Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

Jorge Coutinho

Treatments and follow-up

José Gómez Codina

Clinical cases discussion – Onco-Hematology

16:00

Closing ceremony and best student's award