Young Gynae Oncologists Programme at ESGO 2017

European Network of Young Gynaecological Oncologists (ENYGO)

The European Network of Young Gynaecological Oncologists (ENYGO) is an ESGO network for juniors and trainees in gynaecological oncology and related subspecialties.

ENYGO serves as a forum for promoting scientific and social interaction, discussion, debate, exchange of ideas and views. It also serves as an important source of information for opportunities related to training and research in the field of gynaecological oncology.

For more information, please click here.

The ESGO 2017 programme caters for young professionals with the inclusion of the following sessions organised by the ENYGO network:

Young Investigators Session

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Chairs: Kristina Lindemann, Norway, and Kamil Zalewski, Poland


Are you a fellow, trainee or under 40?  

This session will provide the opportunity for selected top abstracts in the Young Investigators category to present their research during this time. You might be even nominated for the Best Oral and Poster Young Investigators Award. All abstract topics apply for this special category.

Abstracts submission is closed.

Fellows Workshops

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Workshop 1:  Ovarian Cancer


Chairs: Stephan Polterauer, Austria, and Vladyslav Sukhin, Ukraine

How to select patients for upfront debulking surgery (PET vs CT vs diagnostic laparoscopy): Presentation of  different approaches/feasibility/discussion. Giovanni Aletti, Italy (20min).

Systematic approach to OC procedures – video workshop:

  • Paraaortic Lymphadenectomy

Ignacio Zapardiel, Spain (10 min)

  • Pelvic Lymphadenectomy

Michael Halaska, Czech republic (10 min)

  • Extraperitoneal En Bloc Hysterectomy/Oophorectomy/Colectomy

Rene Laky, Austria (15min)

  • En Bloc Splenectomy/Omentectomy

Giovanni Aletti, Italy (15min)

  • Diaphragm Resection (sandwich technique)

Christoph Grimm, Austria (10min)

  • Podiums Discussion (40min)


Workshop 2: Palliative Care


Chairs: David Lindquist, Sweden and Polat Dursun, Turkey

  • "Management of malignant bowel obstruction - surgery?"

Thomas Bachleitner, Austria (15 min)

  • "Management of malignant bowel obstruction - conservative treatment?"

Edgar Petru, Austria (15 min)

  • "Palliative radiotherapy - benefits and limitations"

Carien Creutzberg, the Netherlands (15 min)

  • "Panel discussion and room for questions" (15 min)


Special Opportunities for young professionals at the ENYGO Lounge

Nov 4-6, 2017, 12:30-14:00


A unique format of sessions and opportunities designed for the needs of young professionals to advance their career and knowledge.

Check out the special program below at the ENYGO lounge each day at 12:30.


Day 1: Career Corner

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017

Meet the Professors at the ENYGO Lounge

Don't miss your opportunity to meet and discuss with the distinguished Professors below the corner stones of their careers.

Learn from the experience of the experts and gain the knowledge to advance your career!


Denis Querleu, France





Nadeem Abu-Rustum, USA




Neville Hacker, Australia




Saturday, Nov 4, 2017
16:30 – 18:00

Educational workshop for the ENYGO LiFE Report Authors

Chairs:  Kristina Lindemann, Norway and Kamil Zalewski, Poland


  • To see the wood for trees - How to design a comprehensive search strategy for LiFE?

Prof. Sean Kehoe

Lawson Tait Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, University of Birmingham, Senior Research Fellow, St. Peters College, Oxford


  • To sort the wheat from the chaff - How to select papers for the LiFE report?

Prof. Christina Fotopoulou

Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK

Prof. Pedro Ramirez

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA (invited guest)


Day 2: ENYGO/ESGO proposals for trainees

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Learn about the unique training opportunities developed by ESGO for young professionals, including:

  • ESGO Fellowships Programme
  • ESGO Accreditation Programme
  • Volunteering Opportunities within ENYGO

  and more.

Join the round table discussions, get first-hand practical tips from former fellows and graduates of the accreditation programme.

Day 3: My mistake' reflections on handling a medical mistake

Andreas Obermair, Australia
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Learn on mistakes done by others, get first-hand advise from experts how not to repeat the same mistakes.

Key opinion leaders will share important insights on their medical mistakes and what they would advise young colleagues to avoid.

ENYGO General Assembly:

EEG Members Elections

Sunday Nov 5, 2017



Chairs: Rene Laky, Austria and Vladyslav Sukhin, Ukraine

ENYGO Traditional Tree Planting


Saturday, Nov 4, 2017


ENYGO Networking Events

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

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