8th - 9th October 2015

Education Centre, Christie Hospital, Manchester


A comprehensive workshop on Peritoneal Surface Malignancies addressing current treatments for specific tumour groups and future challenges for developing services in different health care settings.

The course will focus on delivering evidence-based clinical practice and achieving quality assured outcomes for patients undergoing abdominal and pelvic cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy.

Features and highlights:
  • Live surgical session with interactive discussion.
  • Video sessions/workshops on surgical technique and HIPEC.
  • Plenary lectures.
  • MDT case management.
  • Interactive voting on key topics.
Topics covered:
  • Neoplasia of the appendix: pathology, diagnosis and clinical pathways.
  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: outcomes for colorectal, ovarian, gastric cancers and mesothelioma.
  • Surgical techniques: tips and tricks to achieve complete cytoreduction.
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: why, what, who and how.
  • Setting up a service: challenges and opportunities.
Target audience:
  • Consultant Surgeons/gynaecologists/oncologists.
  • Senior residents/fellows surgery/gynaecology/oncology.
  • Senior Nurse Practitioners in PSM/oncology.
Course fee:

650 € ESSO members (£470.53)
800 € for non members (£579.12)
Two day registration, refreshment breaks and a social dinner is included in the course fee.


An application for accreditation has been submitted to the European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME) of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

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