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These terms apply to the website of the European School of Oncology (ESO) and its users. ESO may decide at any time to amend these terms and post the modified document on the website.

ESO will not be liable for any modification, suspension or termination of the service, or loss of related information.

Users assume all risk for any damage to their computer system or loss of data that results from obtaining any content from the website, including any damages resulting from computer virusesl.

The content is provided on a “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis.


The content of the website is intended as an informational and educational tool relating to the ESO’ activities. The content is designed for oncology professionals and other physicians interested in oncology.

With the aim of disseminating information, the website will propose links to other websites and include content provided by third-parties. However, ESO has no responsibility to whether this content, or the content of the linked websites, is accurate or complete.

Even though the website includes scientific / medical information, it is not designed to provide medical advice and no responsibility can be taken to whether the medical information is complete, exhaustive or accurate. Patients and the general public visiting the website should always seek professional medical advice.

Please see also “Presentations”.


The website provides materials presented in relation to or during its activities. These materials remain property of the authors or ESO respectively. The presentations have been copyrighted by ESO under permissions and releases granted by the authors. Under the terms of the release they have provided, each author continues to retain the rights to reproduce the specific images and text which he/she provided. Users are granted permission to access the content and to use it for non-commercial purposes; for any other use, they must seek permission from ESO (Via Turati, 29 - 20121 Milan, Italy).

Slide images from any single author may not be reproduced without the written consent of that author. Slide images of multiple authors may not be reproduced without the written consent of the authors and ESO.

In turn, authors are required to ascertain and respect the copyright property of the information they provide in their presentations and to include the source of such information.

ESO is not responsible for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of a products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material published in these presentations.

Because of the rapid advances in medical sciences, we recommend that independent verification of diagnoses and drugs dosages should be made.

Every effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the material as submitted. However, no responsibility is accepted for omissions.

ESO does not endorse any opinions expressed in the presentations.

Registration to activities, abstract submission and Club ESO

By joining the Club ESO or by compiling an on-line registration or abstract submission, users agree to:

  • Disclose and provide accurate, current and complete contact details and personal/professional information,
  • Maintain and update their data,
  • Authorise ESO to verify their data,
  • Maintain the security of their password and identification in relation with the Club ESO.

All precautions will be taken as to avoid unauthorised access to the data; however, users will accept such risk.

Information for the handling of personal data

According to the Legislative Decree 196/2003 regarding the code for the protection of personal data, the personal data supplied by the users and in our possession will be used both in terms of electronic use and without, for internal use and by supplying it to external structures, exclusively based on the demand for information or contract development, in particular for the purposes inherent in subscribing/taking part in training courses held at our School and in sending informative material relating to current or future activities of the School.

The handling of data will be carried out so as to guarantee that current legislative norm is enforced. In the case of users not consenting to the handling of personal data it will be impossible to carry out the users’ requests. The School will not publicise personal data, however, communicating data or of part of it, both on Italian territory and abroad, is always and only in relation to the activities of the European School of Oncology and to users’ specific requests. Users’ rights in relation to the data ESO handles are specified in Article 7 DLGS 196/2003.

The holder of data is the European School of Oncology in Italy, Milan, Via Turati, 29 - 20121 Milan, Italy.
Users can contact the person in charge of the treatment of personal data at the address: Milan (Italy), Via Turati, 29 - to validate their rights regarding the treatment of personal data.


ESO proposes a list of links to the websites of selected, internationally recognised, medical and scientific organisations and with partners in its activities.

However, ESO has no responsibility to whether the contents of the linked websites are accurate and complete, and it does not endorse their contents.

Organisations which do not comply with the above description will not be linked to the ESO website.


The pharmaceutical industry or other entities may provide unrestricted grants to support the ESO website or specific projects available on the website.

Such support is clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations, whenever applicable.


Commercial advertising will not be allowed on the ESO website.

Contact details

Any questions regarding the website and its services may be addressed to:

European School of Oncology (ESO)
Via Turati, 29
20121 Milan, Italy
Phone: +39 02 8546451
Fax: +39 02 85464545
Email: eso@eso.net

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