ESMO Preceptorship on Hereditary Cancer Genetics 2019: Lugano

Lugano, Switzerland - 26 Apr - 27 Apr 2019

Learning objectives

  • To learn about the best clinical practice in the multidisciplinary management of hereditary cancer syndromes
  • To understand the molecular basis and heterogeneity of the genetic susceptibility to develop cancer 
  • To learn how to recognize, diagnose, treat and provide prevention recommendations to patients with a germline genetic susceptibility

Download the preliminary programme

How to apply

Application is via online form. During the application process you will be required to upload the following:

*Clinical cases need to be related to one of the topics highlighted in each session

Application deadline

Applications for the course are now closed.

Who can apply

While this course is primarily aimed at oncologists resident in Europe, application is open to all ESMO members.

To apply, ESMO membership is mandatory. If you are not an ESMO member, or need to renew your membership, please visit the  ESMO membership pages.

What's included?

Successful applicants will benefit from complimentary course registration and accommodation.

Travel grant

In addition to the course registration and the hotel accommodation, a travel grant of maximum 400 euros is offered to selected applicants as a contribution versus their travel costs. The reimbursement will be processed after the course against original invoices/vouchers. Please be aware that visa costs are NOT covered by the travel grant and are the participant's responsibility.

Accreditation

The programme of this event has been accredited with 10 ESMO-MORA Cat. 1 points. Recertification is necessary for medical oncologists to remain professionally certified by ESMO. Recertification guarantees that a certified medical oncologist has continued to update her/his knowledge and continues to possess the necessary skills and standards for the practice of medical oncology. For further information please refer to  ESMO-MORA Recertification Process & Requirements.

Co-Chairs

  • Judith Balmaña, Spain
  • Nicoline Hoogerbrugge, Netherlands

Venue and accommodation

Novotel Lugano Paradiso
Viale San Salvatore 11
6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Switzerland