The BAPS oncology course is a 2 day intensive lecture based course teaching the principles of surgical oncology. Lectures will be given by a range of experts from surgery, oncology, radiotherapy and palliative care. These interactive sessions will teach surgical decision making around the diagnosis and mangement of oncology patients as well as operative lectures and videos to teach the principles of oncological surgery. The course is aimed at senior trainees and consultants who wish to enhance or refresh their knowledge of oncology.Topics to be covered includeThe role of the surgical oncologist Suren Arul, prev. Chair CCLG surgical groupPrinciples of oncology Professor Pam Kearns, oncologistPrinciples of radiotherapy Dan Ford, radiation oncologistGerm Cell tumours Suren Arul, CCLG germ cell tumour groupWilms’ tumour Max Pachl, SIOP RTSG subcommitteeBrain tumours Professor Andrew Peet, oncologistRhabdomyosarcoma Tim Rogers, CCLG soft tissue sarcoma groupNeuroblastoma Professor Bruce Morland, oncologistThoracic tumours Mike Singh, Paediatric Thoracic surgeonLiver Tumours Khalid Sharif, CCLG liver tumour groupVascular Access James Bennett, consultant anaesthetistPalliative Care Yifan Lliang, consultant in palliative careOperative management of massive tumours and vascular encasementThe role of minimally invasive surgery in oncologyIn addition we are planning a series of exam style vivas that will cover the part 2 exam in Paediatric Surgery and Urology by the Chair of the SAC committee (Liam McCarthy) with help from others who recently sat the exam.Cost: Two days including all refreshments and course dinner £130; One day £65 including refreshments