Update on Head and Neck Cancer

23 - 25 Oct 2019

Barcelona - Spain

Level II - General radiologist

15 CME Credits

[THIS FELLOWSHIP WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SPANISH] This fellowship is aimed at radiologists with an interest in deepening their knowledge in head and neck anatomy and staging of head and neck tumours. The format of the fellowship includes daily training talks on specific topics together with an individualized reading of cases and group discussion. The programme is flexible and adaptable to the participants and their need and requests but as a starting point will be general.

1200.00 €

Description

The lectures will focus on the in-depth knowledge of the head and neck anatomy, followed by lectures devoted to the specific tumours in each anatomical region, evaluating the usefulness of each imaging technique and the key imaging features for staging and follow up head and neck malignant tumours. The participants will be provided with imaging studies to be interpreted based on the theoretical knowledge acquired in the didactic sessions that will later be analysed in a group discussion to emphasize and reinforce the most relevant aspects.

Learning objectives

  • 1st objective To recognize the anatomy of the head and neck
  • 2nd objective To analyse the protocols and imaging methods in the diagnosis and monitoring of head and neck tumours.
  • 3rd objective To learn how to stage head and neck tumours. To recognize the essential findings that can influence the different therapeutic options. To identify post-treatment changes

Programme will include

  • Normal cross-sectional anatomy of head and neck/Head and neck lymph node levels
  • Skull base anatomy/ Sinonasal tumours
  • Nasopharyngeal/Oropharyngeal and Oral Cavity tumours
  • Larynx and Hypopharyngeal tumours
  • Surveillance in head and neck tumours/Treatment complications
  • Individual reporting with supervision of Mentor
  • Group case discussion of the reported cases

Level

Level II - General radiologist
This fellowship is aimed at radiologists with an interest in deepening their knowledge in head and neck anatomy and staging of head and neck tumours

Lecturers

  • Laura Oleaga M.D. Ph.D.
    Barcelona Spain

    Chief Radiologist at Hospital Clínic Barcelona section of Neuroradiology. Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Barcelona

    Dr Oleaga has significant experience both as a radiologist and in medical education. She is the former Chair of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) education committee. Currently, she is the Scientific Director of the European Radiology Diploma (EDIR), and since 2009 Chair of the Radiology Department at University Hospital Clinic (Barcelona, Spain). Her main scientific interests lie in the fields of neuroradiology and head and neck imaging. She has authored and co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and seven book chapters. She is also an active teacher at many prestigious universities, scientific meetings and courses.

Wednesday - October 23rd 2019
08:30 09:00 Registration and introduction to the venue Introduction
09:00 09:30 IT session and introduction to reporting platform Introduction Laura Oleaga
09:30 10:00 Anatomy of the neck Lecture Laura Oleaga
10:00 10:30 Neck lymph nodes classification Lecture Laura Oleaga
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Skull base anatomy Lecture Laura Oleaga
14:00 14:30 Sinonasal tumours Lecture Laura Oleaga
14:30 16:00 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
Thursday - October 24th 2019
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day Laura Oleaga
09:30 10:30 Nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal tumours Lecture Laura Oleaga
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Laryngeal tumours Lecture Laura Oleaga
14:00 14:30 Hypopharyngeal tumours Lecture Laura Oleaga
14:30 16:00 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
Friday - October 25th 2019
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day Laura Oleaga
09:30 10:00 Staging of head and neck tumours Lecture Laura Oleaga
10:00 10:30 Surveillance of head and neck tumours/recurrences Lecture Laura Oleaga
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Therapy complications Lecture Laura Oleaga
14:00 15:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Laura Oleaga
15:30 16:00 Final remarks Laura Oleaga

Torre Mapfre

Designed by Íñigo Ortíz and Enrique de León on the occasion of the Olimpics in 1992, Torre Mapfre is one of the most iconic buildings in Barcelona, due to its height -154 meters (505ft) height, distributed in 44 floors, as well as its unique location by the sea at Vila Olímpica.

Visit website

Carrer Marina, 16-18
08005 - Barcelona Spain

Cancellation Policy

Participant cancellations
For cancellations made up until 3 months before the programme starts 100% of the paid fee will be reimbursed deducting an admin fee of 100€. For cancellations made after the 3 months' deadline there will be no entitle to reimbursement

TMC Cancellation

In case of cancellation by TMC Academy registration fees will be refunded in full.