ESGO Regional Course on Ovarian Cancer Surgery

An exclusive 1-day course held in Saint Petersburg, Russia has been developped by ESGO in partnership with the local expert societies, the Russian Society of Gynaecological Oncology (RSGO), Saint Petersburg Cancer Research Society and the Association of Oncologists of The Northwestern Federal District.

A new format combining the ESGO and local expertize is designed for surgeons from Russia and neighboring countries.

Limited number of audience to enhance the learning experience.



One full day clinically oriented hands-on training course for intermediate to experienced level surgeons is an exclusive opportunity to learn from and listen to the most experienced European and Russian surgeons.

The Course program features theoretical presentations, practical video lectures showing useful tips and trics and an exclusive cadaver lab hands-on training. As a pre-requisite, the participants are expected to pass online lectures of ESGO Advanced course of Ovarian cancer surgery available at ESGO Gynae Oncological eAcademy.

The course will be conducted in English and Russian. 


Target Audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an intermediate to experienced gynaecological oncologist looking to improve his/her surgical skills of management of complex oncological cases. The course is co-organised by the local experts’ societies and is designed for participants from Russia and neighboring countries. The language of the course will be Russian and English.  

Course is limited to 9 surgeons enabling three attendees to be assigned per cadaver.


Learning Objectives

  • Improve knowledge and skills in the management of advanced ovarian cancer
  • Acquire comprehensive update on different types of debulking surgeries and the effects of radical surgeries
  • Understand how to manage special surgical situations
  • Practice on cadavers to advance surgical techniques and procedures

The final aims to improve the training of surgeons and elevate the standards of knowledge on management of surgical aspects of gynaecological cancers treatment across Europe through hands-on training.



Application process will be open in January 2019.

Course package fee*: 350 Euro

*VAT is included

Fee includes:

  • Admission fee to the course 
  • Coffee breaks and lunch

 Attendance to the course is limited to 9 participants enabling 3 attendees to be assigned per cadaver.

ESGO membership for 2019 is a mandatory condition for attendance. View the ESGO membership renewals and application.


Cancelation and refund policy

Before March 18, 2019

  Refund of 50%

Starting March 19, 2019


General Information

General Information 

Application process:

Following documents should be provided (in Russian):

  • Filled-in Application form
  • Motivation statement and including information about the surgical experience
  • Brief professional background (CV)

Applications will be treated on first come-first served basis with respect to geographical balance of countries and regions as well as level of experience judged by the committee. Priority is given to gynae surgeons from Russia and neighboring countries fluent in English. 


  • If the fee is not received within 10 days after the receipt of acceptance of attendance, the position will be offered to the next suitable applicant. 
  • ESGO membership for 2019 is a mandatory condition for attendance. View the ESGO membership renewals and application.
  • The final registration can only be confirmed upon receipt of payment of the course package fee.
  • Should we receive a cancellation, wait-listed applicants will be contacted by the course Secretariat.



In registering for the course participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. The organizer cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.


Travel & Accommodation

Course Secretariat

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



Course Programme

Leading European and Russian experts will share their expertise.

Chairs of the Course

  • Prof. Igor Berlev, Course Chair (RSGO)
    Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Assoc. Prof. Dimitrios Haidopoulos
    Co-Chair (ESGO)
    Athens, Greece


  • Prof. Elena Ulrikh, Co-Chair
    Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Gweanal Ferron, Toulouse, France


  • Dimitrios Haidopoulos, Athens, Greece


  • Igor Berlev, Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Elena Ulrikh, Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Konstantin Guseynov, Saint Petersburg, Russia

N.N.Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology
Pesochny, ul. Leningradskaya, 68
197758 Saint Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg