Advanced Course in Fertility Sparing Management of Gynaecological Cancers


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An Exclusive 3-Day Course at the European Surgical Institute organized by ESGO.
Attendance to the course is limited to 21 participants enabling 3 attendees to be assigned per cadaver.

The Advanced course in Fertility Sparing Management of Gynaecological Cancers addresses very special aspects that effect fertility and fertility preservation in young patients with gynaecological cancers.  It includes discussions on how the disease and different treatment options may affect their fertility reserves.

The course 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.


Target Audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an experienced gynaecological oncologist with special interest in the reproductive and fertility aspects of cancer treatment, aiming to refine their advanced surgical skills especially in the aspect of fertility sparing surgery. Candidates should be fluent in the English language.


Learning Objectives

Improve knowledge and skills in the indications and limits of fertility sparing strategies in gynaecological cancers

Acquire comprehensive update on different types of conservative treatments and fertility preserving procedures in cervical, endometrial and ovarian tumors

Understand how to select patients for fertility preserving procedures and how different surgical steps for the conservative surgeries

Obtain first-hand knowledge from theoretical lectures and filmed surgery to enhance your experience

Scientific Programme

An international faculty of top European experts will contribute to the programme prepared by the ESGO Educational Committee.


» Please check the preliminary scientific program

Chairs & Faculty

Philippe Morice

Co-Chair of the Course and ESGO Education Committee Chair

Institute Gustave Roussy 

Villejuif, France 

Christina Fotopoulou

Co-Chair of the Course

Imperial College London 

London, UK 



Name Country Institute
Christina Fotopoulou UK Imperial College London
Philippe Morice France Institute Gustave Roussy
Richard Smith UK Imperial College London
Jalid Sehouli Germany Charité Campus Virchow Clinic and Benjamin Franklin, Berlin
Christhard Köhler Germany Asklepios Klinik Altona
Tom Bourne UK Imperial College London
Alexandros Rodolakis Greece National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Philipp Harter Germany Kliniken Essen-Mitte
David Cibula Czech Republic Charles University Hospital


» Registration is closed.

» Limited space of 21 participants


Course Package Fees

Registration Fees for ESGO Members *  Regular Rate (EUR)
(ESGO is not a VAT payer) (Until Jan 17, 2020)
ESGO Members 1250
Country List A** 850
Country List B** 650
Young doctors under 40 650
Nonmembers 1750
*In order to benefit from the ESGO Membership reduced rate, membership for 2019 or 2020 must be valid. View the ESGO membership renewals and application.
**Categories A and B are defined according to the World Bank Country Classification of Upper-middle-income economies (List A) and Low income/ Lower- middle-income economies (List B).


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
  • Transfers from the course venue to the hotel (and back) will be arranged during the course days. Transfer to the airport on February 29, 2020 is not provided
  • Coffee breaks, lunches and welcome dinner


Cancelation and refund policy
  • Before January 10, 2020 - Refund of 50%
  • Starting January 10, 2020 - Non-Refundable

General information


» J&J Medical in Hamburg, Germany


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

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. 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.

CME Accreditation

The Advanced Course in Fertility Sparing Management of Gynaecological Cancers, Hamburg, Germany, 27/02/2020-29/02/2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 14 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

The breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:
27.02.2020 - 5.00
28.02.2020 - 5.00
29.02.2020 - 4.00


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

Course Secretariat

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Travel & Accomodation


Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements.



Hotel Wilhelm Busch Norderstedt GmbH

Wilhelm Busch Platz

Segeberger Chaussee 45

22850 Norderstedt


Accommodation for 2 nights in a single room, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue will be arranged by ESGO on February 27, 2020 (check in) – February 29, 2020 (check out).



If extra night is needed, it can be arranged by ESGO, but will be paid by attendees in addition to the course package fee.