4th Post-Graduate Course in Oncology

Program

November 8

10:00

Welcome and opening – Course Introduction

António Araújo, PT & Mariano Provencio, ES

10:00

The basics about cancer

Chair: Mariano Provencio, ES

  • Epidemiology of cancer in Iberia

    Marina Pollán, ES

  • Controversy about the population-based cancer screening programs

    Paulo Santos, PT

  • The value of the tumor markers

    Margarida Damasceno, PT

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

The principles of cancer

Chair: António Araújo, PT

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

    Mariano Provencio, ES

  • Principles of medical therapy for cancer

    Paula Fidalgo, PT

  • Principles of oncological surgery

    José Polónia, PT

  • Principles of radio-oncology

    Paulo Costa, PT

13:00

Lunch break

15:00

Managing cancer

  • How to manage oncologic emergencies and serious toxicities

    Manuel Magalhães, PT

  • Palliative care and pain in oncology

    Elga Freire, PT

  • Nutritional support

    Maria Cardoso Menezes, PT

  • Psychological support

    Sara Moreira & Margarida Branco, PT

  • Biology and genetic counseling on cancer

    Antonio Sánchez Ruiz, ES

  • Basic and translational investigation in oncology

    Margarita Sánchez-Beato Gómez, ES

17:00

Coffee break

17:30

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

António Araújo, PT, Mariano Provencio, ES, Silva Henriques, PT & Paulo Santos, PT

19:30

Congress's dinner

November 9

09:00

Gynecologic cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Constanza Maximiano, ES

  • Treatments and follow-up

    Noémia Afonso, PT

  • Clinical cases discussion – Gynecologic cancer

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Breast cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Noémia Afonso, PT

  • Treatments and follow-up

    Blanca Cantos Ibargüen, ES

  • Clinical cases discussion – Breast cancer

12:30

Lunch break

13:30

Lung cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Mariano Provencio, ES

  • Treatments and follow-up

    António Araújo, PT

  • Clinical cases discussion – Lung cancer

15:00

Gastrointestinal cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    José Carlos Mendez, ES

  • Treatments and follow-up

    António Sánchez Ruiz, ES

  • Clinical cases discussion – Gastrointestinal cancer

16:30

Coffee break

17:00

Head and neck cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Miguel Barbosa, PT

  • Treatments and follow-up

    Sílvia Lopes, PT

  • Clinical cases discussion – Head and neck cancer

18:30

Test your knowledge exam

November 10

09:00

Genitourinary cancer

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Avelino Fraga, PT

  • Treatments and follow-up

    Ignacio Gil-Bazo, ES

  • Clinical cases discussion – Genitourinary cancer

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Onco-Hematology

  • Symptoms and signs, methods of diagnostic and staging

    Jorge Coutinho, PT

  • Treatments and follow-up

    José Gómez Codina, ES

  • Clinical cases discussion – Onco-Hematology

12:30

Closing ceremony and best student's award