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Advances in Surgical Oncology in Brazil

Surgical Oncology now recognised as a specialty in Brazil


The ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit will be held on 7-9 September 2018 in Vienna.


ESSO 38 "Better outcomes with innovative surgery" will be held in Budapest, Hungary on the 10 -12 October 2018.

Special eCancer Issue dedicated to the late Prof. Umberto Veronesi

This special eCancer Issue gathers together six papers dedicated to the late Prof. Umberto Veronesi, honouring his enormous contribution to cancer research and treatment

New Research Initiatives from ESSO: Go Safe & Corsica

GO SAFE and CORSiCA are two new research initiatives that will investigate quality of life after cancer surgery and specificities of ypT0 rectal cancers at the European level.

ESSO Widely Profiled in the Media

Our Society has been widely profiled by European and international media in the past few months.

The EBSQ Surgical Oncology Examination – A Personal Experience

Dr. Hans-Günter Becker, a successful candidate in the EBSQ examination, recently reported about his experience, which could be helpful to inspire other surgeons.

ESSO and KSSO Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

ESSO and the Korean Society of Surgical Oncology (KSSO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a ceremony held on 24 February 2017 in Seoul, Korea.

The ESSO-EORTC Collaboration in Surgical Oncology Research

The field of surgical research needs new leaders and collaborations: this is what Dr. Denis Lacombe, the Director of EORTC, explained us during this exclusive interview.

EU Joint Action on Rare Cancers (JARC)

ESSO joined as a Collaborating Partner the EU Joint Action on Rare Cancers (JARC), working with other societies and public health institutions to improve health outcomes for rare cancers' patients.

ESSO Guest Article in CancerWorld

As from the next issue, ESSO will feature in the prestigious magazine "CancerWorld" with an editorial article from our President, Dr. Santiago Gonzalez Moreno

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - European Parliament Event

On 1st March 2017, ESSO President Professor Santiago Gonzalez Moreno took part in a European Parliament high-level event to mark European Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

ESSO Endorsed and Recommended events

ESSO also supports or recommends scientific events organised by other medical societies, hospitals or institutions that are deemed relevant and of particular interest for the surgical oncology community. All events listed on the ESSO website have been reviewed and approved by the ESSO Website & Editorial Committee.

ESSO Industry Partners