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ESGO 2017 congress features a new format of offsite scientific sessions that will be held at the Sigmund Freud Museum and the Secession.
Check out the topics and speakers below, and enroll for an offsite session of your choice as you register for ESGO 2017.
*The number of participants at these special sessions is limited and will be on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
This session has a special format, an enactment with drama and role play. Some excerpts of freud’s texts will introduce the session.
Gynaecological patients’ fears, emotions, concerns, thoughts about the diagnosis, treatment, prognosis will be enacted and two therapists will discuss psycho-oncological interventions and techniques performing some role-play.
20:00 GUIDED TOUR
20:30 Session : "From Hysteria to Psycho-Oncology"
20:30 Luzia Travado, Portugal and Vesna Kesic, Serbia
21:15 ON STAGE REPRESENTATION: Common fears of cancer patients (role play of therapeutic techniques) with Luzia Travado, Elisabeth Andritsch, Clemens Farkas and Snezana Mijalkovics
Sexual function after gynecological cancer is a challenging issue, and patients and their partner deserve special attention. With the genital organs being involved, patients may suffer from sexual dysfunction due to surgery, chemotherapy and/ or irradiation of the genital organs.
In this session physicians will be informed how to actively approach distressing topics and how to support the patient and her significant other.
20:30 A women’s guide to sexuality with and after cancer
Speaker: Annette Hasenburg, Germany
21:15 The impact of a gynaecological cancer on the sexual well-being of the partner
Speaker: Leen Aerts, Belgium
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