ESSO Course on Electrochemotherapy in Cutaneous and Deep Seated Tumours


This course will provide information about the principles and applications of electrochemotheray in oncology.

It will present clinical cases, discuss the clinical benefit of electrochemotherapy and demonstrate treatment procedure on patients (cutaneous or deep seated tumors).

Educational methods

  • Lectures
  • Case discussion sessions
  • Video-based discussion
  • Transmission of live surgery

Main topics

  • Basics of electrochemotherapy (principles, preclinical studies, mechanisms of action)
  • Clinical applications of electrochemotherapy in the treatment of cutaneous tumors/metastases
    • Melanoma, breast skin metastases
    • Head and neck
  • Clnical applications of electrochemotherapy in the treatment of deep seated tumors with emphasis on liver tumors
    • Clinical study on colorectal liver metastases
    • Clinical study on hepatocellular carcinma
    • Technoloy for the treatment of liver tumor
  • Clinical cases
    • Melanoma
    • Head and neck tumors
    • Liver metastases
    • Liver tumors

Target audience

  • M.D. Surgical oncologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation therapists



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