Palliative care in Gynaecological Cancer Patients

ENYGO Palliative care in Gynaecological Cancer Patients Workshop

April 13-14, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden

A Practical Informative Workshop 

" As a first time attendee at an ENYGO workshop, I appreciated both the friendly atmosphere and the high level of lectures at the Palliative Care Workshop. The sessions were very informative, with practical information and guidelines, which I can apply to my practice".

Sylva Bajsová, University Hospital Ostrava

Czech Republic

A Beneficial Experience for Young Specialists

"It was such a pleasure attending the workshop in Sweden. This year’s workshop was of high quality.

These were the best sessions in palliative care I have ever attended. It was a great experience. Thank you for inviting me".

Torbjørn Paulsen, Head of Gyn. Cancer Registry


Interested to enhance your knowledge on palliative care?

The presentations of the workshop are now available online on ESGO eAcademy*.

*Access only to ESGO/ENYGO members 


Educational events on palliative aspects of the treatment of gynaecological malignancies are still rare in Europe.

The 2-day ENYGO workshop is a unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge on palliative care, focused on key topics with high importance for gynaecological malignancies professionals.

The workshop will cover all aspects of palliative surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as pain control and quality of life.

Main topics:

  • Management of cancer pain – non-opioid and opioid analgesics and neuropathic pain

  • Palliative chemotherapy for gynecological cancer patients – what should we palliate?

  • Evidence based radiotherapy in palliative setting for patients with gynecological cancers

  • Management of side effects from previous treatments – surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy (peripheral neuropathy, gastrointestinal mucosal injury)


Learning objectives

The aim of this 2-days workshop is to increase knowledge about tools to improve treatment and quality of life of patients with gynaecological cancer.

The workshop will be interactive, allowing sufficient time for group discussions.


Teaching format

The workshop is tailored for trainees or fellows in gynaecological oncology and fluent in English.

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 25 participants.


Preliminary programme

Application Process

Application Process

Workshop attendance is limited to 25 participants.

General Conditions

  • Only applicants who are active ESGO/ENGYO members and who have paid the course fee will be considered for participation.
  • Paid ESGO/ENYGO membership for 2018 is a mandatory condition for being considered.

Not yet an ESGO/ENYGO member?

Renew or Join your ESGO/ENGYO membership.



Download the application form and

Submit your application by March 4, 2018!



  • Please note that a motivation statement (100 words) and a short CV are mandatory parts of the application.
  • Email the completed and signed application form with a CV and motivation statement to:
  • Only applications sent by email will be considered.

Confirmations will be made on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registration Fee & Travel


For any queries please contact:


Interested to learn more?

Download the Programme!

Stockholm title
Under the auspices of Umeå University, Sweden


View the Workshop Scientific programme

Organising Faculty

Scientific & Organising Committee

  • Kamil Zalewski, ENYGO President

    Holycross Cancer Center, Kielce, Poland

  • David Lindquist, ENYGO Vice-President & Local organizer

    Umeå University, Sweden

  • Zoia Razumova, ENYGO National Representative of Sweden

    Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Kristina Lindemann 

    Oslo University Hospital, Dpt. of Gynaecological Cancer and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway

Workshop Venue

Hotel C, Stockholm 

Vasaplan 4, 111 20 Stockholm, Sweden