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This year, BASO Meeting is themed on 'Innovation'.

BASO Skills Day / Trainees Meeting will be held on 21st November.

2021 Abstract deadline

There will be an array of abstract prizes for trainees and medical students. BASO also awards special MDT prizes for non-medical professional. Read more about our prizes...

RCS Education
The Royal College of Surgeons offers a wide range of courses
RCS members receive a 10% discount on selected courses.  For more information and to book online, visit

BASO endorses the scientific events and training programmes organised by our European sister organisation, the European Society of Surgical Oncology. ESSO offers a wide range of multidisciplinary educational events designed for surgical trainees and oncologist of all levels

BASO members can register at ESSO Events at members rate.

ESSO Logo For details on the courses available, click here

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Virtual Cancer Genetics Course
6 Sep 2021 - 9 Sep 2021
GSTT event Sep21
Guy's and St Thomas' Virtual Cancer Genetics Course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. The course is designed for all healthcare professionals working in primary care and specialist settings including oncology, breast care, gynae-oncology, gastroenterology and screening services. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking.

Covid-19; not the only delay to cancer treatment
15 Sep 2021
Smith+Nephew and BASO Webinar
Ed's Smith Nephew + BASO webinar

Smith+Nephew are hosting an Advanced Wound Management webinar in conjunction with BASO - The Association for Cancer Surgery, in order to provide education to surgeons and oncologists on the reduction of surgical site infections and treatment for high risk patients, such as cancer patients.

By attending this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the impact of surgical site infections (SSI) on oncological outcome.
  • Understand the role SSI prevention bundles.
  • Learn about the use of strategies, such as the prophylactic use of single use negative pressure on high risk incisions.
  • Recognise that there are differentiating mechanisms of action for PICO◊ sNPWT over other forms of NPWT.

Participant profile: Surgeons and clinical nurse specialists with an interest in managing wound complications after oncology surgery.

For more details and to Register please click on the link below:

BASO @ 2021 UK Oncology Forum (virtual) Conference
21 Oct 2021 - 22 Oct 2021
The UK Oncology Forum will be held as a virtual conference on 21st-22nd October 2021.

UKoncology Forum 2021

BASO~ACScontinues to collaborate with the 2021 UK Oncology Forum.

This year, BASO will deliver a session on 'Pan-Tumour Surgical Oncology' chaired by Mr Zaed Hamady, BASO VP. We hope that you will join Zaed and the BASO Speaker Team. Meeting is FREE for all to attend and CME accredited.

BASO members also are invited to attend both days of the meeting.

Meeting Programme and Registration Details.

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer
29 Oct 2021
1 Day Virtual Training Course
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in breast cancer day
- Sessions from world leading-experts
- 6 CPD accredited
Topics include:
  ER+ disease   HER2+ disease
  Triple negative disease   Residual cancer burden
  Lessons from iSPY   Immunotherapy  Managing nodes and the axilla

BIR Annual Congress (VIRTUAL) 2021
4 Nov 2021

Theme: Working across boundaries for excellence

2021 BIR Congress

A mix of six different streams and seven topics offering a comprehensive programme on the latest innovations in imaging and treatment to medical imaging professionals and their senior management teams.

Taking place over two days, the event provides excellent opportunities to learn, interact and engage with attendees, speakers and industry representatives. There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

40th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology
8 Nov 2021 - 10 Nov 2021

Venue: Lisboa, Portugal

Theme: Shaping the Future of Cancer Care


ESSO40 Congress postponed to 8-10 November 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline: 20th May 2021

Early Registration Deadline: 28th July 2021

Click Here for programme and to Register.

ESSO courses on Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
8 Nov 2021 - 10 Nov 2021
ESSO - HPB course 2021
ESSO will be running Liver Surgery and Pancreatic Surgery courses in parallell to the ESSO40 Congress. READ MORE...

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