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Strategic plan 2020-2022

ESO Mission: Learning to care

ESO was founded by Umberto Veronesi and Laudomia Del Drago in 1982, with the aim of contributing to the reduction of deaths from cancer due to late diagnosis and/or inadequate treatment. By providing indipendent, evidence based, patient-oriented medical education to all health professionals dealing with cancer patients, ESO helps shorten the time needed to transfer knowledge from research centres to daily practice, combining advanced technology with humanism in care.

ESO vision

ESO vision is to provide oncology education that helps improve the treatment of cancer patients. It aims to reach areas in which education is most needed, both geographically and scientifically.

Strategic plan

1) Expansion of ESO career development programmes: Masterclasses, Clinical Training Centres and
2) Increase of educational activities in Eastern Europe, Balkan region and Eurasia
3) Further development and increase of oncology e-learning courses and session via e-ESO

 A PDF version of the Strategic plan 2020-2022 is available HERE

ESCO - The College of the European School of Oncology

ESCO is the College of the European School of Oncology. Established in 2019, it offers aspiring medical, radiation and surgical oncologists a structured educational pathway that spans their career from medical student through to taking on leadership responsabilities.

ESO Boundaries: A specific mission

ESO’s teaching activities are focussed in Europe in a broad sense, including non EU Countries and going East until Eurasia, and in those areas who have a closer link with European culture and languages, like the Mediterranean area and Central and Latin America. e-ESO is directed to anybody interested in oncology anywhere in the world.

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