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Call for Grants-Improving Care of Early Breast Cancer (EBC) Patients in Europe

Sharing Progress in Cancer Care (SPCC) recently launched the “Improving Care of Early Breast Cancer (EBC) Patients in Europe - 2023 RFP Project”, and invite you to submit Letter of Intent by 26 May 2023.


Oncoplastic Fellowship opportunity in Dublin

A 12-month fellowship programme at St Vincent’s University Hospital is now open for applications.


ESSO advocacy progress at a glance

Prof. Pompiliu Piso, ESSO board member, talks about how ESSO helps improve patient care through surgical oncology with our media partner touchONCOLOGY.


Time to act-An open letter calls for recognition of surgical oncology in the EU

To mark the World Cancer Day 2023, we are pleased to announce the release of an open letter “Time to act: Maximizing the benefits of surgical oncology for cancer patients in Europe".


Publication of the ‘Cancer literacy – Informing patients and implementing shared decision making'

As a member of the Inequalities Focused Topic Network, ESSO is happy to announce of this publication in the Journal of Cancer Policy.


Launch of Clinical Surgical Oncology

ESSO is happy to announce the launch of this new international, peer-reviewed, open-access Journal in Surgical Oncology.


Association of Surgeons of Malta joins ESSO in 2023

ESSO welcomes its new affiliated society and looks forward to fruitful cooperation in the future.


Interview with ESSO President-Prof. Isabel-Teresa Rubio

In Bordeaux, Prof. I. Rubio talked about ESSO's new visions and vision, as well as objectives of her presidency.


ESSO Young Surgeon’s Alumni Club welcomes its new leaders and National Representatives

As from the ESSO41 in Bordeaux (19-21 October 2022), a new chapter of EYSAC also begins.


It’s time to take action - message from ESSO policy event

The ESSO policy event formed a constructive round-table discussion over the necessity of recognizing surgical oncology as a specialty across Europe, as well as concrete steps to be taken to breakdown the obstacles in policy making.


New ESSO Board of Directors Oct 2022 - Oct 2024

ESSO Board Directors are revealed during the General Assembly on the 20th of October2022, during ESSO 41 in Bordeaux, France.


Interview with ESSO Past-President

At the General Assembly this October in Bordeaux, Professor D’Ugo will hand over the presidency to Professor Isabel-Teresa Rubio. Check how he summarises his 2-year- presidency



ESSO41 Highlights

Make sure you do not miss these moments from our last Congress! See you in Florence next October! 

ESSO Infographic

Discover the value of surgical oncology and ESSO's recommendations to unlock its potential in 11 languages

New Vision & Mission

In Bordeaux, Prof. Rubio talked about ESSO new strategic plan and objectives of her presidency

SSO Membership offer

Limited offer: join the Society of Surgical Oncology at a special rate exclusively for ESSO members. 

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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