This course, co-organised by ERS and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) provides an update on the screening, management and treatment options for patients with potentially operable lung cancer. The course format alternates between state of the art lectures, case-based teaching and interactive multidisciplinary workshops.
An application for CME accreditation will made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). The number of credits granted corresponds to attendance during the onsite course. Please note that you need to sign the register of attendance each day to ensure that you receive the CME credits.
The course fits well into the continuig professional development of thoracic surgeons, pulmonary physicians, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists. It may also appeal to trainee-specialists in these 4 fields.
- Classification of lung cancer
- New diagnostic tools
- Early stage lung cancer
- Alternative treatments
- Surgery for early stage small cell lung cancer
- Perioperative treatments
- Surgery for advanced disease
- Complex situations
- Innovative treatments
- Patient safety and quality of life