The Bulgarian Pathology Association is pleased to announce a one day course in Urological Pathology on Monday 2 September 2019 with international speakers. The course primarily aims to update practicing pathologist in how to diagnose and classify tumors in the kidney, urinary bladder and prostate, but the lectures are open to anyone with an interest in the field. 
The speakers have extensive experience of international pathology teaching. They have all been co-authors of several editions of the WHO Classification and have published extensively in the field of uropathology. They are part of The International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) .
Dr Brett Delahunt, professor of pathology, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

Dr Hemamali Samaratunga, professor of pathology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dr Lars Egevad, professor of pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Official language of the course will be English. Before the course you have a chance to test yourself in Uropathology with image based tests. This is a training website that includes a series of tests on prostate, kidney and bladder tumor pathology and also a couple of slideshows. It is available for anyone, free of charge, but to use it you need to register. Note that you cannot use your ISUP login. Feel free to register with a nickname instead of your real name if you want to remain anonymous. Once you have completed one of the single tests you will obtain immediate feedback.

Preliminary program

9:00 – 9:45 Renal cell neoplasia: Old favourites (Delahunt)

9:45 – 10:30 Renal cell neoplasia: New entities (Delahunt)

10:30 – 11:00  Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45  Diagnosis of prostate cancer (Egevad)
11:45 – 12:30 Grading of prostate cancer (Egevad)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Bladder neoplasia: Classification (Samaratunga)
14:15 – 15:00 Bladder neoplasia: Mimics (Samaratunga)

Venue of the course: National Oncology Hospital – Academy of Oncology (Professor Dr Galina Kurteva

For more info please contact Dr Alexander Gerasimov