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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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President's letter (April 2016)

Dear ESSO friends,
As we are moving forward in this 2016, I would like to update you with some interesting news that concerns us rather closely. ECCO, the European Cancer Organisation, which we proudly contribute to and support, is undergoing substantial upgrading.
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Professor Peter Naredi, ECCO President (left) and Professor Riccardo A. Audisio, ESSO President

ESSO 36 - Early registration deadline - 9th May 2016!!

Register before 9th May and get an early booking discount!

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


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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


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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


Riccardo and Isabel Inspire web Sucessful launch of the INSPIRE project at the EBCC 10

During the ESSO session at EBCC 10 the INSPPIRE project was successfully launched to a highly attended and interested room of participants. The project aims to gain insight in treatment strategies for women undergoing nipple sparing mastectomy (NSM) and immediate breast reconstruction for breast cancer or for risk reducing purposes. The target is to provide a prospective robust evidence on its oncological safety and patient reported outcome measures (PROMs).
To learn more about INSPIRE please visit here.

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ESSO representation at the European Conference of Interventional Oncology

We are happy to announce that ESSO is a partner in the European Conference on Interventional Oncology and we are pleased to contribute to the multidisciplinary frame of the conference. For further information please click here.



Education News


Elearning photo ESSO Meet the Expert Webinar: Management of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal or appendiceal origin

On Friday 29th April at 10am CET Dr. Wim Ceelen will present the next edition of the ESSO Meet the Expert Webinars on the Management of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal or appendiceal origin.

For further information and to apply click here.


PNETs London 2016 web picture ESSO Course on Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic NeuroEndocrine Tumours (PNETs)

This course taking place on 26th -27th May 2016 in London aims to give participants 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. Evidence-based information will be provided and controversial topics will be discussed.

For further information 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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