Dr. Chuang and Participant at MCMC Nepal

Faculty and participants at a Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course in Nepal

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ASCO Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Courses are supported by the Conquer Cancer Mission Endowment

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2019 International Training Program Supporter. This list reflects commitments as of April 1, 2019

Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Courses (MCMC) improve cancer care globally by:

  • Promoting interdisciplinary cancer management among specialists, surgeons, pathologists, and members of the oncology caregiving team
  • Teaching multidisciplinary management of the most prevalent cancer types in the host country
  • Providing mock tumor boards and education on different aspects of treatment, from initial presentation to end of life care

89% of attendees have increased participation in tumor boards or treatment discussion plans with other colleagues following the course.

"Train the Trainer" Program

"Train the Trainer" refers to a 1-2 day optional training workshop held before the MCMC program. The program is designed to help participants:

  • Increase their understanding of multidisciplinary cancer care concepts;
  • Learn effective teaching methods and practical skills for course implementation;
  • Understand general teaching principles and elements of multidisciplinary treatment;
  • Discuss implementation strategies for organizing trainings within their own communities and institutions

Host a Course in Your Country

ASCO collaborates with organizations around the world to organize training courses to improve care for patients with cancer. If your organization is interested in applying to host a Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course please contact ASCO International.

Courses in 2019 and 2020

Date Location In Collaboration With
June 29-30, 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia Research Institute of Clinical Medicine
July 11-13, 2019 Lagos, Nigeria SOCRON
July 24-26, 2019 Cali, Colombia City Cancer Challenge
August 26-28, 2019 Asuncion, Paraguay City Cancer Challenge
November 18-20, 2019 Treichville, Cote D'Ivoire

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November 28 - December 3, 2019 Kathmandu, Nepal  
February 17-19, 2020 Yangon, Myanmar City Cancer Challenge
March 6-8, 2020 Kathmandu, Nepal Cancer Care Nepal
March 21-22, 2020 Mumbai, India Indian Society for Study of Lung Cancer (ISSLC)
April 12-15, 2020 Kumasi, Ghana Cith Cancer Challenge
June 19-21, 2020 Baku, Azerbaijan National Oncology Center
July/August 2020 Cali, Colombia City Cancer Challenge
July/August 2020 Asuncion, Paraguay City Cancer Challenge
July 30- August 1, 2020 Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda Military Hospital
Fall 2020 Vilnius, Lithuania National Cancer Institute