Surgical vs non-surgical treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer

21 Sep, 2021

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Recent acknowledgements in the fitness of patients with early non-small cell lung cancer has widened the horizon of minimally invasive surgical treatment and alternative treatment for patients who are unfit for surgery. This webinar will update participants’ knowledge on this subject through interactive case presentations and discussion.

Topics/Programme

  • Introduction by the Chair – Stefano Elia (Rome, Italy) – 2 minutes
  • Stereotactic ablation – Matthias Guckenberger (Zurich, Switzerland) – 10 minutes
  • Radiofrequency ablation –  Thierry De Baere (Paris, France) – 10 minutes
  • Sublobar VATS resections – Nuria Novoa (Salamanca, Spain) – 10 minutes
  • Non intubated and tubeless VATS resections – 10 minutes
  • Q&A – 15 minutes
  • Take home messages and closing – 3 minutes

Learning outcomes

Following the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Undertake correct assessment steps in surgical treatment of early non-small cell lung cancer
  • Recommend appropriate novel treatment modality in management of patients with early non-small cell lung cancer who are unfit for surgery
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