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EYSAC new national representatives on board

During the ESSO 40 Congress in Lisbon, the ESSO Young Surgeons and Alumni Club (EYSAC) held their annual meeting, welcoming the new EYSAC national representatives to the ESSO community while thanking those who terminated their mandate for their contribution to the promotion of ESSO and to the activities of its young branch over the past few years.

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Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan Implementation Roadmap published

The European Commission has published the implementation roadmap for Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, listing a number of concrete actions to be taken in the next 4 years.

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ESSO endorses the European Cancer Summit 2021 Declaration

A declaration was released during European Cancer Summit 2021, 17th-18th November 2021. ESSO has endorsed this declaration, calling upon oncology experts, patient advocates, politicians and policy-makers to join together for a better cancer care in Europe.

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ESSO 40 congress signals a promising future for the recognition of surgical oncology in Europe

ESSO 40th Congress “Shaping the future of Cancer Care” was successfully held from 8 -10 November in Lisbon, which contributed to unlock the potential of surgical oncology in optimised treatment for cancer patients across Europe. We thank you and look forward to receiving you in Bordeaux next year for ESSO 41 congress.

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ESSO Open letter "Time for Change"

The European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) has released an open letter entitled "Time for Change: Harnessing the full potential of surgical oncology for cancer patients in Europe" in conjunction with the ESSO 40 Congress and the upcoming implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

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EYSAC nutritional survey

The ESSO Young Surgeons and Alumni Club (EYSAC) invites you to share your experience regarding malnutrition of cancer patients through a 5' survey.

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The value of surgical oncology in the management of cancer patients

This ESSO White Paper addresses the central role of the surgical oncologist in the management of cancer patients and calls for the recognition of surgical oncology as a specialty

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#BRESO - Breast cancer surgery should be a job for certified specialists

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🍎Guidelines on clinical nutrition in cancer🍎

Launched by The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)

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ESSO Endorses Open Letter: Increasing the early diagnosis of lung cancer in Europe

The European Respiratory Society publishes Open Letter on Increasing the early diagnosis of lung cancer in Europe: an essential milestone to tackle the biggest cancer killer to the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA).

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👏EJSO Impact Factor👏 4.4

We are very pleased to announce yet another rise for EJSO.

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Interactive e-learning: new patient cases on medical nutrition

View 2 new patient case studies on medical nutrition as part of the surgical therapy of cancer. These 2 new cases have been developed by Professor Jozsef Lövey thanks to an unrestricted grant of ESSO corporate sponsor, Nutricia and complete ESSO e-learning resources on medical nutrition.

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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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