18:11 CET
MS 1 - Lung cancer team
Chest Oncologic Imaging
Wednesday, February 27, 08:30 - 10:00
Type of session: Multidisciplinary Session
Topic: Chest, Oncologic Imaging
Moderator: A. R. Larici (Rome/IT)

Chairperson's introduction
A. R. Larici; Rome/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To understand how to carry out an accurate diagnosis of lung cancer.
2. To learn about the actual therapeutic approach to lung cancer in the era of "personalised treatment".
3. To appreciate how a multidisciplinary team can make the difference in effectively managing lung cancer.

Imaging and staging
M. Silva; Parma/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To learn how to optimise the diagnostic algorithm of lung cancer.
2. To understand the evolving meaning of TNM classification.
3. To become familiar with key imaging criteria to manage lung cancer.

Role of the pathologist: making the most of the sample
G. Rossi; Ravenna/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about the best way to obtain tumour tissue using different approaches.
2. To optimise tumour tissue management increasing the diagnostic yield in histologic subtyping and predictive molecular determinations.
3. To understand the correct information to relate to the oncologist as the first line of treatment.

Role of the oncologist: personalising the treatment
S. Novello; Orbassano/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about the meaning of personalised treatment and the evolution of lung cancer therapies in the last 10 years.
2. To understand the role of the newer targeted therapies.
3. To become familiar with the needs of the oncologist to optimise lung cancer treatment.

What the surgeon needs to know
U. Pastorino; Milan/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about the advances in the surgical approach for lung cancer treatment.
2. To understand how the clinical staging may affect surgical results in lung cancer.
3. To become familiar with the needs of the surgeon to define the appropriate surgical approach.

Multidisciplinary case presentation and discussion
A. R. Larici; Rome/IT
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