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ESSO Advanced Course on the Management of Colorectal Liver Metastases

Big success of the 4th edition of this high-quality course led by Professor Serge Evrard at Institut Bergonié (Bordeaux, FR)

ESSO & the Polish Society of Surgical Oncology

This year the ESSO congress took place the first time in an Eastern European country: the 36th ESSO Congress was held in Krakow, a fascinating city and...

The ESSO 36 Congress: Where All Surgical Oncologists Should Meet

The ESSO Congress is the event all surgeons with an interest in surgical oncology should attend. The congress is indeed a natural gathering place where the surgical oncology community can meet…

ESSO 37 Society Day at ECCO2017: See You There

ESSO is glad to announce the ESSO 37 one-day educational conference on breast cancer and colorectal cancer, which will take place next 27 January 2017 in Amsterdam.

Beyond Europe: Developing Cooperation with the Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology

ESSO and BSSO (the Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology – SBCO in Portuguese) recently started to offer their members the opportunity to apply for a visiting observership across the Atlantic.

Results of the EBSQ in Breast Surgery and Surgical Oncology

Find out here who have been the best scored candidates of the EBSQ examinations organised by ESSO in 2016

Welcome Message from the ESSO President

Prof. Santiago Gonzalez-Moreno. "It is a pleasure and a great honour for me to become the new President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology. Some years ago, as a regular ESSO member, ..."

ECCO2017 Young Leaders Fellowship Grants

The European Cancer Organisation is offering grants to bring together young leaders from wide‐ranging specialties during the ECCO2017 European Cancer Congress. Deadline to apply: 16 Oct.

First results of CLIMB project

The first results of CLIMB were presented during the ESSO 36 Congress in Krakow

Reference text book in surgical oncology now available to order

This book provides a definitive reference work encompassing advances in cancer surgery and the application of new adjunctive therapies to improve operative outcomes

ESSO Meet the Expert Webinar: Robotic Colorectal Cancer Surgery

The recorded ESSO Meet the Expert Webinar on Robotic Colorectal Cancer Surgery is now available online

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.

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