This is the second edition of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Course of the University of Padova. It has been organized by the Department of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Oncology the University of Padova in close cooperation with the other Univerties of the International Faculty.
Based on a few years experience of some faculty members with other Oncology Course, such as the Moffit Cancer Center Course, the Rizzoli Course, the Oxford Course and the European Course of Budapest Semmelweis University, our Course is aimed to offer a review and update of the knowledge in muskuloskeletal oncology and more specifically to provide basic information on clinical features, imaging, pathology and principles of treatment of the bone and soft tissues tumors and pseudotumoral lesions.
It is a short but comprehensive Course, addressed to reisdents and young doctors (orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, pathologist and medical oncologists) who are wishing to start their activity or are already involved in the field og muskuloskeletal oncology, in order to refresh or widen their knowledge.
This Course is designed to be fairly interactive, with wide space dedicated to case discussion and questions.
Our faculty includes very prestigeous name in muskuloskeletal oncology, with different specialities represented: orthopedic surgery of course, as well as pathology, radiology and medical oncology.
We hope that this Course will be both useful and pleasant for all partecipants.

The Course Directors: Pietro Ruggieri & Douglas Letson


Course Directors
Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Douglas G. Letson, MD - Tampa, FL, USA

Rita Aleggio, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Andrea Angelini, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Patrizia Bacchini, MD - Bologna, Italy
Franco Bassetto, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Astrid Behr, MD - Padova, Italy
Franco Bertoni, MD - Bologna, Italy
Roberto Biagini, MD - Roma, Italy
Antonella Brunello, MD - Padova, Italy
Peter Davidovits, MD - Bologna, Italy
Angelo Paolo Dei Tos, MD - Treviso, Italy
Sander Dijkstra, MD - Leiden, Netherlands
Francis Hornicek, MD, PhD - Boston, MA, USA
Enzo Ippolito, MD - Padova, Italy
Andreas Leithner, MD - Graz, Austria
Giulio Maccauro, MD, PhD - Roma, Italy
Andrea Piccioli, MD - Roma, Italy
Marco Rastrelli, MD - Padova, Italy
Carlo Riccardo Rossi, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Mark Scarborough, MD - Florida, USA
Maria Silvia Spinelli, MD - Roma, Italy
Roberto Stramare, MD - Padova, Italy
Miklos Szendroi, MD - Budapest, Hungary
Cesare Tiengo, MD, PhD - Padova, Italy
Giulia Trovarelli, MD - Padova, Italy

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