ESCoP 2018

Breast Pathology

Kraków, Poland, February 8 to 10, 2018


prof. Tibor Tot, prof. Vincenzo Eusebi, prof. Maria Pia Foschini, prof. Anna Sapino, dr Diana Horodowicz-Zaniewska (CMUJ)

Local organizing commitee:

prof. Krzysztof Okoń (CMUJ), prof. Janusz Ryś (COI),  dr Joanna Szpor (CMUJ), dr Grzegorz Dyduch (CMUJ)

Venue: Auditorium Maximum, Jagiellonian University, Str. Krupnicza 33, Krakow, Poland.

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Travel: Krakow is a tourist attraction ranked high among the most attractive cities in Europe. There are many direct flights from a number of European destinations. The course venue is located in the city center and can be reached from the airport within 20-30` depending on traffic. Travel by car or train may be also an option to consider.


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Preliminary program

February 8
8:30-8:40     Introduction
8:40-10:00   Normal breast tissue and fibrocystic change
10:00-10:30 discussion, break
10:30-12:00 General pathology of breast lesions
12:00-13:00 lunch
13:00-14:00 Papillary lesions of the breast
14:00-15:00 Benign proliferative breast lesions
15:00-15:30 discussion, break
15:30-17:30 Case demonstrations (2x)

February 9
8:30-9:00 DCIS
9:00-10:00 Radiological – pathological correlation of cancer in situ
10:00-10:30 discussion, break
10:30-12:00 Ductal carcinoma NOS, prognostic and predictive factors
12:00-13.00 lunch
13:00-13:45 Lobular cancer
13:45-14:30 Invasive breast carcinoma special types
14:30-15:00 discussion, break
15:00-17:00 microscopy session: typing, grading, molecular parameters
17:00-18:00 My difficult cases.

February 10
8:30-9:30 Preoperative diagnostic approach
9:30-10:30 Postoperative work – up of the specimen
10:30-11:00 discussion, break
11:00-12:00 Assessment of the lymph nodes
12:00-12:30 What a surgeon needs to know from the pathologist with special attention to new surgical techniques
12:30-12:45 course evaluation