Welcome to the
International Thoracic Oncology Symposium 2021
The event will consist of six sessions focused on specific topics of relevant interest in the field of thoracic oncology; controversial topics will be addressed and debated among health professionals, while there will also be a new session dedicated to the discussion of modern managerial theories concerning the increase of effectiveness, the reduction of errors and the reduction of costs.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
– have a deeper knowledge of diagnostic modalities for thoracic malignancies
– be familiar with the most up to date form of treatment according to stage
– be able to choose and offer the patient several therapeutic modalities with an explanation of advantages and disadvantages
– be confident in drawing a treatment plan involving several specialists and treatment modalities (surgery, oncology and radiotherapy).
The aim of the course is to provide an integral update on the therapies of thoracic malignant tumors, evaluating in particular the importance of multimodal therapy; multidisciplinary therefore presupposes the presence of highly specialized professionals, namely thoracic surgeons, chest physicians and oncologists.