The Grand Hotel Bucharest will be the venue for the 2024 ESVONC Congress.


!! For the first time ever the 2024 ESVONC Congress has a 'Nurse and Technician Call for Presentations': read all about the guidelines and presentation options in this document !!


Nurses Welcome - Thursday 23rd May

14.30-15.30 Invitation to join resident abstracts or afternoon of your own  
15.30-16.30 Registration  

Welcome reception in Bucharest!

venue: PALACE OF THE PARLIAMENT (Izvor street, no. 2-4)

kindly sponsored by

Hill's Pet Nutrition & Varian Medical Systems




Nurses Program - Friday 24th May

08.00-08.45 REGISTRATION  
08.45-09.00 Welcome to the 4th ESVONC Oncology Nurse Conference Nicola Read & ESVONC Committee
09.00-09.45 The evolution of veterinary oncology treatments: past, present and future David Vail
09.45-10.30 The what, when and how of delivering radiotherapy treatment to veterinary patients Carla Rohrer & Crystal Sulaiman
10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK  
11.00-11.45 A day in the life of a radiotherapy technician  Crystal Sulaiman
11.45-12.00 Introduction: Communication in Human and Veterinary Oncology  Iain Grant and Zenobia Niculita
12.00-13.00 Developing Communications Skills in Veterinary Oncology: The Power of Words and Body Language (Interactive session) Iain Grant and Zenobia Niculita
13.00-14.30 Lunch & Poster Session at the hotel  
14.30-15.15 Communicating with Human Cancer Patients and Their Families:
Navigating Difficult conversations, emotional reactions and grief 
Zenobia Niculita 
15.15-16.00 Colleague case presentations Attendees

Sponsored Workshop EQUASHIELD

16.30-17.30 Invitation to General abstracts in main hall  
18.00-... Evening on your own!  


Nurses program - Saturday 25th May

08.45-09.00 Day 2 of the 4th ESVONC Oncology Nurse Conference Nicola Read & ESVONC Committee
09.00-09.45 Cancer staging – what options are available in veterinary medicine Tommaso Banzato
09.45-10.30 The pathologist's report: Interpreting the information before us Giancarlo Avallone
10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK  
11.00-11.45 Communication in veterinary oncology: Will the 'bots' of the future be able to show empathy when vets and vet nurses are too tired (or busy) to do so? Kevin Wells
11.45-12.30 What goes into developing new treatments for cancer   David Vail
12.30-14.30 Lunch on your own  
14.30-15.15 Practical Session - Wetlab workshop – putting bedside cytology into practice Francisco Clemente
15.15-16.00 What I know now – care tips to enhance clinical practice Attendees
16.00-16.30 Introducing 2025 in Porto - The continued evolution of ESVONC, shaping future as oncology nurses and technicians ESVONC EC
17.15-18.00 Invitation to General abstracts in main hall  

GALA DINNER (Ticketed event)


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