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Lung cancer Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care

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Data protection and research in the European Union

Endorsed by ESSO, the ESMO position paper on the impact of GDPR on oncology research has been published in the Annals of Oncology

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.

European Cancer Summit 2020

European Cancer Summit 2020

Working Together Against Cancer: Breaking Down Barriers & Saving Lives The European Cancer Summit will run on two consecutive days: 18 & 19 November 2021

New ESSO President: address to the Community

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

#ESSO2020 welcome message by ESSO President

During his welcome address, Dr. Kovacs praised his fellow colleagues who have sacrificed their lives and health to carry on treating the sick, operating on patients and caring for those in need all over Europe since the COVID 19 pandemic outbreak. He also hands over the Society leadership to Professor Domenico D’Ugo and thanked his colleagues on the Board. Read the full welcome address by outgoing President Dr. Kovacs.

Announcement of Domenico D’ Ugo as ESSO President 2020-2022

We are pleased to announce Prof. D' Ugo as ESSO President. Read here the official welcome announcement to the ESSO Community.

ESSO Incoming President speaks about Covid-19

Professor D'Ugo, incoming ESSO President speaks about surgical oncology in Europe during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

New ESSO Board of Directors Oct 2020 - Oct 2022

We would like to congratulate our new board of directors for their appointment

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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