Advanced Course: Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach

New! Advanced Course in Gynecological Cancers and Laparoscopic Approach: State of the Art


An Exclusive 3-Day Course at the IRCAD Strasbourg, France organized by ESGO.


A Special Designed Surgery Course to Stimulate Your Senses...

The advanced surgery course in Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach, organized by ESGO on May 28-30, 2018 in Strasbourg, France, aims to improve the training of surgeons and elevate the standards of knowledge of using laparoscopy for cancer treatment through hands-on training.

The 3-day clinically oriented, hands-on training course for intermediate to experienced level surgeons is an exclusive opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills.

The Course program features interactive theoretical and video sessions, 2 live operative demonstrations and practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs) at the IRCAD in Strasbourg, France.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills, Apply Now!


Target Audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an experienced gynaecological oncologist looking to improve the use of laparoscopy for oncological cases and fluent in English.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the rules and the risk of using laparoscopy for cancer

  • Obtain first hand knowledge of the anatomical landmarks of the lymph nodes, the techniques used, and the indications for lymphadenectomy

  • Know the different types of  laparoscopic radical hysterectomy and to draw comparisons with the vaginal route in terms of radicality and results

  • Acquire an overview of the place of laparoscopy in genital cancers

  • Improve knowledge and skills in the management of advanced ovarian cancer surgery


Teaching Format

The advanced course is a 3-day workshop in advanced Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach, offering advanced theoretical sessions combined with 2 live operative demonstrations and practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs).

Participation is compulsory throughout the course. The course will be conducted entirely in English. 



Course Registration only Fee*

1,970 EUR

Registration with hotel Package Fee**

2,405 EUR

*VAT is included

Fee includes:

  • Admission fee to the course 
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in a single room, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue 
  • Coffee breaks, lunches and welcome dinner on March 22, 2018


Cancelation and refund policy

Before March 1, 2018 

  Refund of 50%

Starting March 1, 2018  



General Information

General Information 

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an experienced gynaecological oncologist looking to improve the handling of complex oncological cases and fluent in English.

Attendance to the course is limited to 21 participants, enabling 3 attendees to be assigned per cadaver.

Applications will be treated on a first-come-first-served basis, with respect to geographical balance of countries and regions as well as level of experience judged by the committee, according to the brief description of professional background provided to the jury. 


Application Process 

Key Dates:

  • Application form submission deadline: January 14, 2018
  • Successful candidates will be notified by February 4, 2018



  • If the fee is not received by February 19, 2018, the position will be offered to the next suitable applicant. 

  • The reservation can only be confirmed upon receipt of the course package fee payment.

  • ESGO membership for 2018 is a mandatory condition for attendance.View the ESGO membership renewals and application.

  • Should we receive a cancellation, wait-listed applicants will be contacted by the course Secretariat.


Gynae-oncologists Interested to Apply?

Start the process, download the Application Form!

Send the following documents to

1. Filled in Application form 
2. Letter describing motivation for attending the course
3. Short Curriculum vitae



In registering for the course participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance. The organizer cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.

Travel & Accommodation


ESGO gratefully acknowledges Ethicon for a generous educational grant supporting this course.

Course Secretariat

For more information and the status of your registration, please contact us


ESGO Advanced Surgery Course in Gynaecological Cancers

May 28-30, 2018 -  Strasbourg, France

Course Programme

  • Check out the Programme 
  • View Course Brochure 

Course Director

  • A. Wattiez F.


Venue: IRCAD Strasbourg , FRANCE