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Introducing Incision Academy during the ESSO-EYSAC Hands on Course on Abdominal Surgery

Incision Academy is an online education platform for sharing surgical skills and knowledge using standardization and a systematic approach.

Message from the ESSO President

The surgical oncologist is in the centre of cancer care leading the multidisciplinary cancer management teams and surgeons have a pivotal role in diagnosing and treating cancer patients...

Inaugural Session Central-Eastern European Breast Cancer Surgical Consortium

The official Inaugural Session of the Central-Eastern European Breast Cancer Surgical Consortium (CEEBCSC) was held at the 38th ESSO Congress on Wednesday 11th of October.

European School of Peritoneal Surface Oncology September 2018 Graduates

In September 2018 16 ESPSO participants ended their training program and 13 of them were awarded their European Certification on Peritoneal Surface Oncology during the PSOGI 2018 Congress in Paris.

Expert recommendations: personalized management of elderly patients with rectal cancer

A multidisciplinary task force convened experts from ESSO, ESCP, SIOG, and ACS CoC, with the goal of identifying the best practice to promote personalized rectal cancer care in older patients.

Patient Survey on awareness of cancer-associated thrombosis in people with cancer

People with cancer have a higher risk of developing thrombosis (a blood clot), yet it remains under-reported, seldom discussed and often misdiagnosed.

Mission and Vision Statement for BRESSO: The ESSO Breast Surgical Oncology Project

BRESSO is the Breast Surgical Oncology Project Team within ESSO, working to promote accredited specialist breast surgical care for breast cancer patients and women at high risk of breast cancer.

DREAM Project Update

Progress report on the landmark collaboration between Europe and Japan, the DREAM study (Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging to assess liver metastasis and improve surgical planning)

CLIMB Project Update: Results of primary analysis

A prospective colorectal liver metastasis database with an integrated quality assurance program to benchmark practices for unresectable or borderline resectable colorectal liver metastasis surgery.

ESSO Welcomes GSVS - our new Georgian Affiliated Society

With great pleasure we announce we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Georgian Society for Visceral Surgery (GSVS).

Living Well during Cancer Treatment Nutrition Booklet

ESSO Endorsed ECPC's Living well during Cancer Treatment Nutrition Booklet to address common questions patients might have about diet, nutrition & physical activity during cancer treatment.

The Harvard Global Catalyst Win-Win initiative

Catalyzing win-win partnerships between stakeholders and interested parties to increase access to Clinical Oncology-Radiotherapy, cancer care and prevention in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC)

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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