From: 13/07/2017 to: 18/07/2017 ESMO-ESO Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students, Valencia, Spain                                        From: 15/07/2017 to: 15/07/2017 Breast Cancer in Young Women: Joint DFCI-ESO Symposium, Boston, US                                        From: 28/08/2017 to: 08/09/2017 ESO-ESSO-ESTRO Multidisciplinary Course in Oncology for Medical Students, Antwerp, Belgium                                        From: 06/10/2017 to: 07/10/2017 Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Refresher Course on Breast Cancer, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 20/10/2017 4th Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Tbilisi, Georgia                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 18/10/2017 ESO Breast Cancer Observatory, Tehran, Iran                                        From: 27/10/2017 to: 28/10/2017 9th Clinical Oncology Update - Onkologia 2017, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 02/11/2017 to: 04/11/2017 ESO-ESMO Advanced Breast Cancer Fourth International Consensus Conference (ABC4), Lisbon, Portugal                                        From: 02/12/2017 to: 04/12/2017 ESO-ESMO-RCE Clinical Update on Rare Adult Solid Cancers, Milan, Italy                                        From: 15/12/2017 to: 18/12/2017 6th Arab and Southern European Countries Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Limassol, Cyprus                                        From: 24/03/2018 to: 29/03/2018 17th ESO-ESMO Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Nauen OT Groß Behnitz (Berlin area), Germany                                        From: 18/04/2018 to: 22/04/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Latin-American Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Mexico City, Mexico                                        From: 6/10/2018 to: 8/10/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Breast Cancer in Young Women International Conference, Lugano, Switzerland

Memberships and Partnerships

 
 
The European School of Oncology is a proud member of ECCO and OECI in Europe and of UICC internationally.
    
   European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
ECCO, through its members, represents the interests of over 50.000 professionals in oncology. ECCO vision is to strive for multidisciplinarity by integrating the expertise and insights of the different professions and stakeholders that constitute the oncology community to achieve the best possible patient outcomes – taking into consideration the trends that impact on cancer, the complexity of the disease, and the specificity of each cancer patient.

www.ecco-org.eu
    
   Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI)
OECI was initiated in 1977 to to bring together the cancer research and care institutions of the EU in order to create a critical mass of expertise and competence with the view of building and maintaining a consensus on the best models of oncology, developing concrete affordable and realistic solutions to effectively combat cancer, and fostering the widest deployment of oncology models and solutions to improve the quality of life for the patients in the EU. OECI currently counts 73 members.   

www.oeci.org
    


 Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is the leading international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the global prevention and control of cancer. Its mission is to connect, mobilise and support organisations, leading experts, key stakeholders and volunteers in a dynamic community working together to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations. Founded in 1933, UICC unites over 760 member organisations specialised and engaged in cancer control, in more than 155 countries across the world.   

www.uicc.org
   
   
THE ESO PARTNERS FOR THE MASTERCLASSES ARE:
    
   

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is the leading European non-profit, professional organisation for medical oncology promoting multidisciplinary cancer treatment around the world. ESMO unites medical oncologists and other oncology specialists, healthcare professionals, caregivers, patients, policy-makers, the media and other key stakeholders in a global alliance committed to eradicating cancer and ensuring equal access to high quality treatment for all patients.  

www.esmo.org

    
   European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)
The European Oncology Nursing Society is a pan-European organisation dedicated to the support and development of cancer nurses. Through its individual members and national societies EONS engages in projects to help nurses develop their skills, network with each other and raise the profile of cancer nursing across Europe.

www.cancernurse.eu
    
   European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
Founded in 1980, ESTRO exists to advance all aspects of radiation oncology through a range of activities for its members and the wider healthcare and patient communities.
ESTRO promotes excellence through education, professional development, promotion of research and dissemination of outcomes, courses and conferences. ESTRO is focused on improving all aspects of patient care and supports the role of radiation oncology in the multimodality treatment of cancer.


www.estro.org
    
 European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)
Founded in 1983, the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) is a growing not-for profit organisation and forum of more than 1800 professionals, from across Europe and the Mediterranean basin, dedicated to promoting the highest quality of care for women with gynaecological cancers. ESGO aims to achieve high standards of professional training and care for gynaecological oncology in Europe. The mission is to improve the health and well-being of European women with gynaecological (genital and breast) cancers through prevention, excellence in care, high quality research and education.

www.esgo.org

   
   International Society of Paediatric Oncology - Europe (SIOPE)
SIOPE is a European organisation aimed at promoting optimal standards of care for children and young people with cancer. It is the only pan-European organisation dedicated to enhancing cancer awareness, diagnosis and treatment of children.

www.siope.eu
    
   European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
ESSO is committed to the education and training of surgical specialists and has a number of activities aimed at implementing the subject matter in its core curriculum.

www.essoweb.org
    
   

European Society of Oncology Pharmacy (ESOP)
The aim of the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy is to promote and improve clinical practice, research and development in drug use and administration for the treatment of cancer patients.

www.esop.eu

   
  European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO)
The European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO) is the multidisciplinary society in Europe covering all aspects of Neuro-Oncology, including diagnosis and treatment of brain tumor patients across all ages, effects of systemic cancer and its treatment on the nervous system, nursing issues, and general education in Neuro-Oncology.

www.eano.eu

   
   
THE ESO PARTNER FOR ACTIVITIES IN RARE CANCERS IS
   

 

   

Rare Cancers Europe (RCE)
Rare Cancers Europe is a multi-stakeholder partnership initiative of professional societies, cancer and rare disease associations, cancer research organisations, rare cancer networks and reference centres, professional education and training organisations, patient advocacy groups, and the industry, all working together to put rare cancers firmly on the European policy agenda and to implement 39 political recommendations. These address issues of particular relevance in rare cancers, including methodological and regulatory barriers in rare cancer care, the need for centres of expertise and European reference networks, barriers to patients’ access to care, education of healthcare professionals and access to information on rare cancers.

www.rarecancers.eu

   
   
THE ESO PARTNER FOR EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON CANCER IN THE ELDERLY IS
    
   International Society for Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
The International Society for Geriatric Oncology, publishes guidelines in high impact factor journals the Journal of Geriatric Oncology (its official journal), Annals of Oncology, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, European Journal of Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Lancet Oncology. This range of publications demonstrates its leadership in promoting education and qualification for healthcare professionals in geriatric oncology.

www.siog.org
   
   
ESO RECOMMENDS AND SUPPORTS THE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF
    
   FOUNDATION SONK (St. Gallen Oncology Conferences)
Foundation SONK organises the St. Gallen Oncology Conferences) in close cooperation with the ZeTuP Tumour- and Breast Centre, a specialised non-profit centre for prevention, detection and treatment of cancer, especially breast cancer of the breast. ZeTuP is based in St. Gallen, Switzerland and is actively engaged in preventative and clinical cancer research.

www.zetup.ch
   
   
ADVOCACY

ESO is particularly proud of its role in the development of cancer patient advocacy in Europe. The School launched and supported the two main breast and prostate cancer patients organisations and enjoys a constructive collaboration with them in full and reciprocal independence.
ESO has also supported the European Cancer Patients Coalition and EuropaColon in different occasions, and contributed to the establishment of Lung Cancer Europe.
    
   Europa Donna
Europa Donna, the European Breast Cancer Coalition, is an independent non-profit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from countries throughout Europe. The Coalition works to raise awareness of breast cancer and to mobilise the support of European women in pressing for improved breast cancer education, appropriate screening, optimal treatment and increased funding for research.
Europa Donna currently has 46 member countries. 


www.europadonna.org
    
   Europa Uomo
Europa Uomo, the European prostate cancer coalition, represents and supports patient groups focused on prostate diseases in general and prostate cancer in particular. The organisation’s aims include increasing awareness of prostate diseases, supporting individualised treatment based on optimal medical treatment and personalised patient care, and helping to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer. 

www.europa-uomo.org
    
   

European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC)
Launched in 2003, The European Cancer Patient Coalition is the voice of the European cancer patient community, uniquely representing the interests of all cancer patient groups from the major to the rarer cancers. It was established to represent the views of cancer patients in the European healthcare debate and to provide a forum for European cancer patients to exchange information and share best practice experiences.

www.ecpc.org

    
   Europacolon
Europacolon is the voice of the European colorectal cancer community. Its aim is to save lives by bringing together all key stakeholders in the fight against this deadly disease, which is highly treatable if diagnosed early.
Europacolon is actively working with its affiliates and associates to prioritise and raise the profile of colorectal cancer and to promote and encourage increased awareness of the symptoms and prevention of the disease. We are campaigning for formal population screening programmes and conformity to EU guidance and policies throughout Europe.


www.europacolon.com
    
  Lung Cancer Europe
Lung Cancer Europe is the voice of lung cancer patients, their families and survivors at a European level. LuCE provides a European platform for already existing lung cancer patient advocacy groups and supports the establishment of national lung cancer patient groups in different European countries where such groups do not yet exist.


www.lungcancereurope.eu
   
   
OTHER
   
  IBUS Courses: Multimodality Breast Imaging and Image-guided Interventions
IBUS provides a series of “Multimodality Breast Imaging “courses consisting of intensive three-day teaching programmes with theoretical and practical topics covering all forms of breast imaging. Courses are based on lectures, interactive case presentations, panel discussions, and practical “hands-on” workshop sessions. The courses are suitable for breast surgeons, gynaecologists, radiologists, oncologists, sonologists and other specialists using breast imaging and interventional procedures in order to provide an accurate assessment prior to surgical excision, and to provide the best possible clinical outcome for patients with breast disease. More than 100 IBUS courses have been held since 1991. Generally, there are between 50 and 100 registrants at each course, and over 10,000 participants have attended IBUS courses in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America. IBUS courses are recommended by the European School of Oncology (ESO).

www.ibus.org
   
  MEDICALSURVEYS-17 GROUP
MedicalSurveys-17 Group, is a scientific, non profit group, created by a group of Egyptian young oncologists aiming to screen, asses, and try to find solutions for the problems which face the oncologist in their daily practice in the MENA region. The aim is to highlight the problems, screen the real daily practice, asses the oncologist knowledge and to what extent they are familiar with the new data, find the areas of discrimination between real practice and the international guidelines and through all this the target is to create regional guidelines which take in consideration special socioeconomic factors and in the same time find solutions to ensure that patients in the region receive the best treatment.

www.medicalsurveys-17.com