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Welcome to BASO ~ The Association for Cancer Surgery
BASO ~ The Association for Cancer Surgery is the Association that speaks as an umbrella organisation for surgical specialties treating people with malignant diseases. BASO ~ ACS was founded in 1971 by Ronald Raven, Surgical Oncologist, as a forum for surgical research and training for the benefit of patients with cancer.
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Our next Annual Scientific Conference and AGM will be held in November 2016. Dates and conference details to be confirmed soon.

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BASO~ACS ENDORSED COURSE

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and ADM Reconstruction, 7th-9th July 2016

"Discounted fee for BASO Membership, contact BASO office for your discount code"

Acellular dermal matrices (ADM) are increasingly used during breast implant reconstruction. There is now growing evidence for the use of ADM and a greater understanding of the indications in relation to other Oncoplastic techniques. This course focuses on implant-based breast reconstruction with ADM and oncoplastic breast surgery.

ESSO Course on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic NeuroEndocrine Tunours (PNETs)

26th-27th May 2016

"Members rate for BASO Membership"

This course aims to give an overview on diagnosis and treatment of this condition to young as well as to more senior surgeons who want to develop a specific knowledge on this topic. The management of PNETs requires a proper multidisciplinary approach with more therapeutic options available than for pancreatic cancer.

4th ESSO Advanced Course on the Management of Colorectal Liver Metastases

10th-11th October 2016

"Members rate for BASO Membership"

The advanced course designed to answer to the following questions:• How do I manage the patient's preoperative assessment?• How do neoadjuvant or induction chemotherapy impact onour approach to CRMs?• How do I use and optimise ultrasound guided CRM surgery?• Do I clamp the pedicle or not?• How do I transect the liver parenchyma?and much more.

BASO~ACS Training Day in association with Leicester General Hospital - focus will be on Sarcoma, Melanoma, Ortho-oncology and Metastases. Special delegate rates for BASO and SOTA members. Programme details and date will be advertised soon.

♦ BASO~ACS Awards and Fellowship - British Association of Surgical Oncology takes great pride in awarding those professionals and trainees in recognition of their outstanding achievement in and contribution to the cancer surgery; it's research and education. visit our Education & Training Section for more information on the BASO endorsed courses.

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