The Meliá Alicante Hotel will be the venue for the 2023 ESVONC Congress.


Nurses Welcome - Thursday 25th May

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

Welcome reception in Alicante!

Museo The Ocean Race

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Nurses Program - Friday 26th May

08.45-09.00 Welcome to the 3rd ESVONC Oncology Nurse Conference Nicola Read & ESVONC Committee
09.00-09.45 Nutritional support for cancer patients – from commercial diets to home-made preparations Dan Chan
09.45-10.30 Study design: how a nurse can contribute to the evolution of clinical practice Dan Chan
10.30-10.45 COFFEE BREAK - kindly sponsored by        
10.45-11.15 Bedside cytology – what are our clinicians looking for in their samples Craig Clifford
11.15-11.45 What are they talking about when we request FLOW, PARR and immuno-stuff Craig Clifford
11.45-12.15 Understanding the nadir and how it influences treatment decisions Craig Clifford
12.15-14.00 Lunch & Poster Session at the hotel  
14.00-14.45 Evidence based decision making when it comes to chemotherapy safety Pachi Clemente
14.45-15.30 Practical Session - Getting down and hopefully not so dirty with different closed system devices Nicola Read & Sarah Holliday
15.30-16.00 COFFEE BREAK - kindly sponsored by        
16.00-16.30 Let's do the math, calculating chemotherapy with a tried and tested tool Nicola Read
16.30-17.30 Invitation to General abstracts in main hall  
18.00-... Evening on your own!  


Nurses program - Saturday 27th May

09.00-09.45 The journey of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Vincent Wavreille
09.45-10.30 It’s a balancing act - how to weigh up radical facial surgery and the needs of the patient  Nick Bacon & Sarah Holliday
10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK - kindly sponsored by        
11.00-11.45 The wonders of chest wall reconstruction - is a flail chest a fail? Vincent Wavreille
11.45-12.30 Three legs and a spare? What losing a leg means to the family, the team and the patient Nick Bacon & Sarah Holliday

Nutritional Support for Pets with Cancer: A New Option


Becky Mullis
13.00-14.00 Lunch  
14.00-14.45 The wonders of companion ports – facilitating diagnostics, therapeutics and palliation Nicola Read
14.45-15.15 Celebrating the progress: What now from your ESVONC Membership? ESVONC Committee & Nicola Read
15.15-16.00 Practical Session - Hubber-huber, what’s the fuss about these fancy needles Nicola Read & Sarah Holliday
16.00-17.30 Invitation to General abstracts in main hall or free afternoon on your own  

GALA DINNER (Ticketed event)

venue: Castillo de Santa Bárbara

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