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🎓EBSQ Examination📚 in English, German & Spanish

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17th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference 2021 goes virtual

Focusing on Primary Therapy of Early Breast Cancer, the St Gallen international breast cancer conference will be held online between 17 and 21st March and will offer an interactive programme featuring renowned experts in the field, amongst whom ESSO President-Elect, Professor Isabel-Teresa Rubio.

❗️NEXT WEEK❗️ Webinar #colorectalsurgery

Register for this Joint effort between ESOI-ESSO-ESTRO

European Commission is recruiting experts to evaluate high-risk medical devices

The European Commission is actively looking for experts to join EU panels which that assess the safety of medical devices which will be sold on the European market. Experts are remunerated. Deadline for application is 29th January.

Open Letter on Organ Donation & Transplantation officially launched !

Endorsed by 59 stakeholders organisations including ESSO, 20 MEPs and 12 national competent authorities for organs.

Cancer Treatment Delays Are Deadly: 5- and 10-Year Data

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant delays in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment — and a new study shows just how deadly delaying cancer treatment can be.

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.

Mortality due to cancer treatment delay: systematic review and meta-analysis

Even a 4 week delay of cancer treatment is associated with increased mortality across surgical, systemic treatment, and radiotherapy indications for seven cancers.

Surgeon Technical Skill Has Big Impact on Colon Cancer Outcomes

The technical skills of the surgeon have a considerable impact on patient outcomes followings colon-cancer surgery, according to a new study.

New ESSO President: address to the Community

Prof. D’Ugo, new ESSO President, addresses the surgical oncology community.

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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