ESO Masterclass on Systematic Reviews in Cancer Care, Guidelines and Research

Oncology Meeting Resources

07 Jun - 11 Jun, Belfast, United Kingdom

This 5-day Masterclass focused on the key steps in preparing a systematic review of research in cancer that they can use to guide decisions about treatment, guidelines or the design of new research.

On this page, PDF versions of presentations given at the ESO Masterclass on Systematic Reviews in Cancer Care, Guidelines and Research are available to ESMO members according to the presenters' agreement to release them. The use of these presentations is for personal educational purposes only. ESMO thanks the authors for their generosity.

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Presenter Presentation title Session title
M. Clarke What makes a good question for a systematic review Session 1: Formulating the question and eligibility criteria
F. Alderdice Determining the inclusion and exclusion criteria for a systematic review Session 1: Formulating the question and eligibility criteria
E. Gargon The role of core outcome sets in systematic reviews Session 2: Outcome selection
M. Lodge How to develop a search strategy for a systematic review Session 3: Search strategy
M. Clarke Developing a data extraction form and assessing the retrieved articles Session 4: Determining eligibility and data extraction
M. Clarke Meta-analysis 1 Session 6: Statistical analyses Part 1
C. Tudur-Smith Meta-analysis 2 Session 7: Statistical analyses Part 2
C. Cardwell Meta-analysis of observational data Session 7: Statistical analyses Part 2
M. Clarke What does your review mean for practice and research? Session 8: Heterogeneity, strength and relevance of the evidence