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Medical Workshop and Symposium on Surgical Marker Navigation for Non-Palpable Soft Tissue Lesions

This Sirius Medical workshop will take place on 28 June 2022 at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. Seats are limited, hurry to register!


Call for Nominations: ESSO Young Surgeons Alumni Club (EYSAC) – Steering Committee

Do you want to help shape the future for young surgical oncologists? If so, please consider applying for the EYSAC Steering Committee. Deadline for nominations is 25th June 2022


2022 Board election - call for nominations

Are you an ESSO member willing to play an active role in the society, supporting ESSO's strategy and advancing the society's mission and vision? Several Board positions are open for the mandate October 2022-October 2024. Deadline for nominations: 17th June 2022.


New educational patient cases released

In the context of our partnership with Nutricia, a pioneering nutritional solutions provider, we are happy to share with you the latest patient cases of nutrition therapy for cancer patients.


Call for abstracts at ESSO 41 "Dragon's Den"

Deadline for ESSO 41 abstracts submission is approaching. Don't miss the chance to make your resarch project shine at "Dragon’s Den”, and much more!


Digital EJSO 48/4

The April 2022 issue of European Journal of Surgical Oncology is now available


Channels to support the Ukrainian Society of Surgical Oncology and cancer patients in Ukraine

The destruction of health facilities and enormous shortage on medical supplies in the country put Ukrainian cancer patients in critical circumstances. Here are few channels to offer your support.


ESSO statement on the implementation of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan released

With this statement, ESSO commits fully and offers insight on how surgical oncology experts can actively contribute to the success of Europe’s Beating Cancer plan


Press release: Strategic Partnership between ESSO and Sirius Medical will advance Oncology Surgery

ESSO is happy to announce its collaboration with Sirius Medical, a leader in tumor navigation technology. This partnership will support our surgical oncology community with a wide range of high quality educational activities.


Rare Cancers Europe released QIII – QIV 2021 report released

The Rare Cancers Europe (RCE), of which ESSO is a partner, has released its second half yearly report in 2021. The report covers RCE’s key advocacy activities in the period of QIII – QIV 2021 and lays out its action plan for 2022.


ESSO actions in securing medical care in Ukraine

ESSO is committed in providing humanitarian support to cancer patients in Ukraine via its international network impact and collaborative effort with partner organisations.


ESSO Statement on the war in Ukraine

ESSO strongly condemns the use of violence and stands in solidarity with those who are undergoing a difficult time as a consequence of political crisis and conflicts in Ukraine and calls for guarantee of access to surgical cancer surgery



Nutrition patient cases

Two new patient cases of nutrition therapy for cancer patients were released by our indsutry partner Nutricia.

ESSO Infographic

Discover the value of surgical oncology and ESSO's recommendations to unlock its potential. 


European Cancer Organisation's multilingual resource webpage to help cancer patients in Ukraine. 

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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