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ESMO Preceptorship on AYA Malignancies Lugano May 2018

11 - 12 May 2018

Lugano, Switzerland


The first ESMO Preceptorship on Adolescents and Young Adults Malignancies focused on multidisciplinary management, standard of care, therapeutic targets and future perspective in this field.

Learning objectives
  • To identify the unique characteristics and the unmet needs of adolescents and young adults (AYA) with cancer
  • To describe the unique constellation of malignancies that comprise the spectrum of AYA cancer
  • To analyze epidemiology, biology, clinical features and diagnostic challenges of AYA with cancer
  • To emphasize on radicality of treatment, multidisciplinarity and psychosocial support of AYA
  • To discuss survivorship issues including late sequelae of treatment and the urgent need for clinical trials

Slides and webcasts are available for this course

Presentations from all ESMO Preceptorship courses are open to all 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. Download the meeting programme | Find out about future ESMO Preceptorship Courses

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There are 28 resources available

Germ-cell Tumours

Presenter: G. Mountzios, GR

Session: Session 5 Brain and Germ-Cell Tumours




Juvenile Melanoma

Presenter: E. Saloustros, GR

Session: Session 6 Adult type" Tumours in AYA




Late Effects of Treatment

Presenter: L. Brugières, FR

Session: Session 7 Treatment and Sequelae of Treatment




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