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to the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)!

ESSO was founded in 1981 to advance the art, science and practice of surgery for the treatment of cancer. Central to achieving this objective is ESSO’s willingness to collaborate, interact and foster an open exchange with a range of other specialities.

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Educational Courses

ESSO Course on Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic NeuroEndocrine Tumours (PNETs)

26th-7th May 2016, London, UK
An overview on diagnosis and treatment of this condition to young and more senior surgeons who want to develop a specific knowledge on this topic
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Membership

Membership: join an international network of more than 20.000 professionals

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EJSO

EJSO – the Journal of Cancer Surgery

12 issues a year - impact factor 2.892

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Fellowships

Training and research fellowships, Flims fellowships, travel grants

Training and research fellowships, Flims fellowships and travel grants.
For further information and how to apply for these opportunities please visit this page.

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ESSO 36

 

Focusing on bridging the disparity between minimum standards of care across Europe, the overarching theme of the congress is "Optimising European Cancer Surgery".

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ESSO 36 - regular rate registration deadline - 1 August 2016 !!


Find out further information here on the latest programme updates and why you should attend ESSO 36.


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Leading Surgical Oncology Societies Call for Global Curriculum to Address Variations, Inadequacies in Training

The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) and the European Society of Surgical Oncology, (ESSO) in two jointly published reports, highlight the global variations in training and make the case for a streamlined global surgical oncology curriculum of uniform standards.

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ESSO 38 Call for expression of interest

We are calling for expressions of interest to host the ESSO 38 congress in September or October 2018.

Interested? find out further information here


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Call for Nominations: ESSO Young Surgeons Alumni Club Steering Committee Members

Do you want to help shape the future for young surgical oncologists?  
Are you within 15 years of graduation from a medical school?

For further information and to complete the nomination process please view here.

Nominations are open until 31st May 2016


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Call for Nominations: 2016 ESSO Board Elections

Do you want to play a more active role in the society?  
Do you know someone who would make a good Board Member?

For further information and to complete the nomination process please view here.

Nominations are open until 17th June 2016


 

Education News


Elearning photo ESSO Meet the Expert Webinar: Combined therapy of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST)

On Thursday 26th May at 13:00 CET Dr. Piotr Rutkowski will present the next edition of the ESSO Meet the Expert Webinars on  Combined therapy of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) - Registration now open!!

Please vist here for further information and to apply.


Apply now Observership Programme in Brazil : call for applications

ESSO members are being offered the opportunity by the Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology (BSSO) to apply for a visiting observership in Brazil. This observership will take place in August 2016. Deadline for applications: 16th June 2016.

To find out more and to apply please visit here.


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ESSO Advanced Course on Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Taking place in Budapest on the 16th - 18th of June this course will explore in depth the novel oncoplastic approach to breast cancer surgery where plastic surgical techniques are used to improve the oncological and esthetic outcomes of breast cancer surgery.

For further information please visit here.


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4th ESSO Advanced Course on the Management of Colorectal Liver Metastases

This course taking place in Bordeaux on the 10th - 11th of October will  provide answers to a number of questions on the Management of Colorectal Liver Matastases.

To find out more and to apply please visit here.


ESPSO web logo 2 The European School of Peritoneal Surface Oncology is a joint venture of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) and the Peritoneal Surface Oncology Group (PSOGI). We aim to providing adequate and structured training in the management of peritoneal neoplasms and certifying proficient knowledge in the scientific basis and clinical practice of Peritoneal Surface Oncology (PSO), specially multidiciplinary decision-making and surgical management (European Certification in Peritoneal Surface Oncology). To find out more and to apply for the training programme please click here

ESSO Endorsed and Recommended events

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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. Click here to access the list of endorsed and recommended events.

Sponsors

ESSO is supported through unrestricted educational grants from Genomic Health and Nutricia.
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