Out-of-the box Gynecologic Cancer Surgery Advanced Course

Advanced gynecologic oncology surgery - a multidisciplinary approach

in collaboration with
Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Rome
& Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

This course is designed to familiarize the gynecologic oncologist with techniques that are outside his specialty knowledge, with the participation of surgeons from different specialties.

They will be asked to convey the technical messages making safer extensive surgeries for the management of peritoneal carcinomatosis and recurrences.

The course will include lectures on anatomy, extended resections in all areas of the pelvis, abdominal cavity, thorax, perineum, and abdominal wall.

Emphasis will be made on the surgical culture required to extend the possibilities of surgery.


Out-of-the box Gynecologic Cancer Surgery Advanced Course


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  • No more courses for this period

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Course directors

Faculty panel

Sergio Alfieri (IT)
Ivo Boskoski (IT)
David Cibula (CZ)
Alessandro Cina (IT)
Bernard Dallemagne (BE)
Michael D’Angelica (US)
Quentin Denost (FR)
Santiago Domingo (ES)
Sharif Ellozy (US)
Nicola Fabbri (US)
Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz (FR)
François Faitot (FR)
Gwenaël Ferron (FR)
Christina Fotopoulou (US)
Afshin Gangi (FR)
William Jarnagin (US)
Peter Kingham (US)
Stefano Margaritora (IT)
Garrett Nash (US)
Fabio Pacelli (IT)
Bernard Park (IT)
Silvana Perretta (IT)
Samuel Singer (US)
Yukio Sonoda (US)
Dimitri Tzanis (FR)

Course objectives

  • To teach gynecologic oncologists the surgical principles and skills required to safely perform complex out-of-the-box gynecologic oncology surgeries
  • To provide multidisciplinary contributions, incorporating the perspectives of other surgical specialists
  • To perform hands-on practice on anatomical specimens in order to shorten and secure the learning curve in clinical practice
  • To allow participants to actively interact with world-renowned experts

Target audience

Gynecologic oncologists

Educational methods

  • Didactic lectures provided by multidisciplinary surgical specialists and world-renowned experts
  • 2 half-days of hands-on practice on anatomical specimen

Cancellation policy

CME credits & accreditations

Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI)

The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (Karl Storz, Covidien/Medtronic, and Intuitive Surgical) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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Educational sponsorship and funding

IRCAD has received financial support in the form of an unrestricted financial support. IRCAD course funding occurs via an unrestricted support from IRCAD sponsors (medical device companies). Funding is provided free of any attempt to influence the program, individual sessions, subjects for discussion, content and choice of faculty members.
Commercial names of medical devices/software/equipment may appear because they are linked to specific medical procedures, which are the focus of this training course. Other products in the market can be used to perform the aforementioned medical procedures. The IRCAD as an educational provider does not endorse any particular product.

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