Programme at a Glance

Wednesday 19 October 2022

9:00

Breast Educational Workshop:

Moving forward in breast cancer surgery

Colorectal Educational Workshop:

The low rectal anastomosis

H&N/Thyroid Educational Workshop:

Innovations in Thyroid / Head & Neck Surgery

11:00

Opening & Lifetime Achievement Award

12:00

Break – Poster Viewing

12:15

Satellite Symposium 1

Satellite Symposium 2

Mentorship Session:

Mentorship in Surgical Oncology

13:30

Scientific Symposium:

Robotic Surgery

Breast Scientific Symposium (ESSO/SFCO):

Axillary treatment de-escalation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

HPB Educational Workshop:

Immunotherapy in HPB cancers

15:00

Colorectal Scientific Symposium:

Lymph nodes and colorectal cancer

Scientific Symposium:

Young cancer patient – pregnancy & fertility

Melanoma Scientific Symposium:

Optimal locoregional management in the era of effective systemic therapies

16:30

Coffee Break – Satellite Workshops – Posters in Spotlight – Poster Viewing

17:00

UGI Debate:

Cytoreductive surgery for peritoneal metastatic gastric cancer

Scientific Symposium:

Women in Surgery #Breakingthebarriers

PSM Scientific Symposium:

The basis of intraperitoneal chemotherapy: basic/translational research

18:30

Welcome Reception & Poster Viewing

Thursday 20 October 2022

8:00

Meet-the-expert Sessions (6 sessions in parallel)

Breast:

How to tailor breast cancer surgery for young patients

Colorectal/HPB:

Decision making in stage IV rectal cancer

UGI:

Esophageal carcinoma Mini-invasive surgery

H&N/Thyroid:

Salvage surgery, rescue surgery

Sarcoma:

2 clinical cases of extremity sarcoma

Melanoma:

title tba

9:00

HPB Scientific Symposium:

Management of liver oligo-metastatic disease

UGI Scientific Symposium:

Oligometastatic and locally advanced esophageal cancer

Dragon’s Den Session
(supported by the Anticancer Fund)

Clinical research in surgical oncology: good practices & new ideas

10:30

Coffee Break – Satellite workshops – Posters in Spotlights – Poster Viewing

11:00

Presidential session & ESSO medal

12:00

Breast Debate:

cT3 breast cancer can be safely treated with breast conservative surgery after neoadjuvant treatment

Peritoneal Debate:

Should we design trials specific to peritoneal metastases of gastric cancer?

Melanoma Debate:

Is there any role for CLND?

13:00

Break – Poster Viewing

13:15

Satellite Symposium 3

Satellite Symposium 4

Satellite Symposium 5

14:15

Plenary Transversal Session:

The second victim

15:15

Sarcoma Scientific Symposium:

Challenges in sarcoma for surgical oncologists

Colorectal Debate:

Organ preservation in Rectal Cancer

H&N/Thyroid Scientific Symposium:

Thyroid cancer: is there a new paradigm?

16:45

Coffee Break – Satellite Workshops – Posters in Spotlight – Poster Viewing

17:15

Debate:

Personalized cancer treatment

H&N/Thyroid Debate:

Robotic Surgery: do we need more evidence before starting a robotic surgery programme in Thyroid/Head & Neck Surgery?

HPB Debate:

Minimally invasive surgery: utile or futile?

18:15

General Assembly

Friday 21 October 2022

8:30

Breast Education Workshop:

Improving Oncoplastic Surgery

UGI Educational Workshop:

Surgical approaches of Siewert type II tumors: current indications, tips & tricks including minimally invasive approach

Peritoneal Educational Workshop:

Locoregional therapy Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

10:00

Colorectal Debate:

The best way forward in TME resection is

Sarcoma Debate:

PRO/CONTRA neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy in soft tissue sarcoma

Partner Societies’ Session:

Surgical Oncology Workforce in adverse situation

11:00

Coffee Break – Posters in Spotlight – Poster Viewing

11:30

Colorectal/HPB Educational Workshop:

Optimal management of stage IV rectal cancer

Breast Debate:

Challenging breast surgery

Educational Workshop:

Image-Guided Surgery using Fluorescence

(supported by Diagnostic Green)

13:00

Congress Highlights & Closing Remarks

BREAST
UGI
COLORECTAL
H&N/THYROID
HPB
MELANOMA
POSTERS
SARCOMA
PSM
SPONSORED SESSIONS
TRANSVERSAL
GENERAL