Chronic Cancer Pain Patient Treatment Masterclass

Course description

Develop a referral path and share a platform for a care pathway discussion

Target Audience

Team with oncologist and experienced implanters willing to use TDD for patient with cancer pain, ideally from the same centre or network:

  • Medical oncologist
  • Pain therapist (implanters with basic TDD experience that wish to approach cancer patients)
  • Palliative therapist

Learning objectives

At the end of this training participants will be able to have developed a better understanding of:

  • The treatment algorithm (oncologist)
  • Patient selection and how to present the therapy to the patient
  • How to treat specific class of patient and cancer
  • Trialling implantation methods depending on cancer type
  • Troubleshooting in over and undergoes (practical cases)
  • Patient follow-up including refill and drug management


Upcoming dates

  • Extra event info

    An application for accreditation will be submitted with Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM). Course language: English

    This course is intended for well experienced Pain specialists who wish to involve their oncology/palliative colleagues in the patient care. The participation of teams of Pain and oncology/palliative care specialists is encouraged. Training will have Multi-disciplinary approach for patient care

    Participants are kindly requested to submit a case prior to the training. The afternoon program will be dedicated to clinical case discussions

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