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  ABC Conferences
The International Consensus Conference for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) has established itself as the major international conference for Advanced Breast Cancer. Its primary goal is the development of international consensus guidelines for the management of ABC patients. These guidelines are based on the most up-to-date evidence and can be used to guide treatment decision making in many different health care settings globally, with the necessary adaptations due to different access to care.
  ABC Global Alliance
The ABC Global Alliance established in 2016 as an initiative of the European School of Oncology and now registered as a non-profit association in Portugal, is a multi-stakeholder platform for all those interested in collaborating on common projects relating to advanced breast cancer with the aim to improve and extend the lives of women and men living with ABC in all countries worldwide and to fight for a cure.
  Asco OnLine
The American Society of Clinical Oncology strongly supports all types of cancer research, particularly, patient-orientated clinical research.  
Breast Centres Network   Breast Centres Network
Breast Centres Network is the first international network of clinical centres exclusively dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. It is a project created by the European School of Oncology with the aim to promote and improve breast cancer care in Europe and throughout the world. Since 2020, the Senologic International Society became the executive administrator of the program.
Organisation of Multidisciplinary Breast Units is recommended by EUSOMA, Europa Donna (European Breast Cancer Coalition) and the European Parliament. In the US, breast center accreditation is offered by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
BIG   Breast International Group
The Breast International Group is a "communications network" rather than a clinical research group. BIG enables its members to get together in an organised way to discuss and collaborate on clinical trials. 
Cancer World   Cancerworld
Published under the Sharing Progress in Cancer Care initiative and edited by Adriana Albini, Cancer World explores the world of European cancer care from the perspective of the clinician, the researcher, the administrator and the patient. Through a combination of features, comment, analysis, and in-depth interviews with some of Europe's most influential oncology leaders, it explores issues related to treatment, diagnosis and prevention. It also takes a wider look at the political, financial and bureaucratic decisions that affect how far and how fast innovative therapies and technologies are adopted into mainstream practice. The magazine's primary audience is in Europe and a monthly print-run of 16,000 copies.
CROH   Critical Reviews in Oncology / Hematology (CROH)
Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology (CROH) has become the official journal of ESO. CROH publishes scholarly, critical reviews in all fields of oncology and hematology, as well as reviews and original research articles in the field of geriatric oncology. The journal also facilitates the diffusion of ESO articles.
ecancer is a UK charity which provides accessible, high-quality educational content, free to the global oncology community. Our mission is to raise the standards of care for cancer patients across the world through.





The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) is a non-profit and scientific organisation that advances all aspects of radiation oncology in order to improve patients’ care in the multimodality treatment of cancer. ESTRO’s mission is to promote best practice, research and dissemination of science through its special meetings, educational courses and publications. With over 6,500 members in and outside Europe, ESTRO supports all the radiation oncology professionals in their daily practice: radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiobiologists and radiation therapists (RTTs) and the wider oncology community.

  European Cancer Organisation
As the not-for-profit federation of member organisations working in cancer at a European level, the European Cancer Organisation convene oncology professionals and patients to agree policy, advocate for positive change and be the united voice of the European cancer community. The organisasation aims to reduce the burden of cancer, improve outcomes and the quality of care for cancer patients, through multidisciplinarity and multiprofessionalism.
EACR   European Association for Cancer Research
The aim of the EACR is the advancement of cancer research. Opportunities are offered for information and communication, for contact and collaborative research, for education and training, for conference and journal privileges, as well as for fellowships, bursaries and awards.
The European Association for Cancer Research is the largest member society for cancer research in Europe with 9,500 individual members from 82 countries, including 13 National Associations who have Society Membership.
ESMO   European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) has been created in Europe with the purposes of advancing the art, science, and practice of medical oncology and disseminating knowledge, in order to maintain a high common standard in medical practice for cancer patients.
ESSO   European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
ESSO is committed to the education and training of surgical specialists and has a number of activities aimed at implementing the subject matter in its core curriculum.
EORTC   European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is aimed at conducting, developing and coordinating laboratory and clinical research in Europe to improve the management of cancer and its related problems by increasing survival and the patients' quality of life. 
  European Institute of Oncology (IEO)
European Institute of Oncology is a comprehensive cancer centre, that not only offers the most modern and effective treatments and diagnostic services for many of the major cancers, but is also committed to basic research, clinical trials, cancer prevention, training, and education.  
EONS   European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)
The European oncology Nursing Society (EONS) is a pan-European organisation dedicated to the support and development of cancer nurses. Through our individual members and national societies we engage in projects to help nurses develop their skills, network with each other and raise the profile of cancer nursing across Europe. 
SEMM   European School of Molecular Medicine
The European School of Molecular Medicine is a private foundation which major goal is to offer advanced training in emerging and rapidly-developing biomedical disciplines, through an array of different tools, including seminar activities, workshops, conferences and postgraduate training. 
  European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA)
The activities of the Society are carried out within the following areas: Epidemiology and Prevention, Biology and Immunology, Detection, Diagnosis and Screening, Pathology and Cytology, loco-regional and systemic Treatment, Rehabilitation and Counselling. 
HEALTH EU   Health-EU Portal
The Health and Consumer Protection Directorate-General is pleased to present the Health-EU Portal (the official public health portal of the European Union) and the wide range of information and data on health-related issues and activities at both European and international level.
INCTR   International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR)
The International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Brussels. The INCTR is dedicated to helping to build capacity for cancer treatment and research in countries in which such capacity is presently limited, and thereby to create a foundation on which to build strategies designed to lessen the suffering, limit the number of lives lost, and promote the highest quality of life for children and adults with cancer in these countries, and to increase the quantity and quality of cancer research throughout the world.
SIOP   International Society of Paediatric Oncology
International Society of Paediatric Oncology is dedicated to improving knowledge, promoting research and supporting clinical studies of childhood malignant and paramalignant diseases. 
ISTITUTO TUMORI   Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori
Istituto dei Tumori aims and activities are dedicated to the diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer.  
OECI   Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI)

The OECI is a non-governmental, non-profit Organisation founded in Vienna in 1979 and remodelled in 2005 into OECI-EEIG, a European Economic Interest Grouping, headquartered in Brussels. OECI regroups 82 Member Institutes, including some of the most prominent European "Comprehensive Cancer Centres", "Virtual Comprehensive Cancer Centres within universities”, as well as other centres that carry out less research and are known simply as "Cancer Centres".
OECI aims to create a critical mass of expertise and competences contributing to the production and dissemination of knowledge, so as to reduce fragmentation and increase competitiveness. These goals are being achieved by promoting and strengthening the concept of “comprehensiveness”, supporting quality in cancer research and care also through a well-structured internal organisation of cancer centres. The final goal is to accelerate the production and application of personalised care approaches, to ensure equal rights to all cancer patients, to find new and better treatments, to provide more comprehensive care, improving patient quality of life, through evidence-based medicine.

ONDA   Osservatorio Nazionale sulla salute della Donna (O.N.D.A)
The National Observatory for Women's Health aims to study the main pathologies affecting women and to propose preventive strategies, promoting a gender-focused health culture. O.N.Da supports basic and clinic research on the main pathologies, it evaluates their social and economic impact, it informs Institutions, medical staff and public, it promotes school education and encourages women to play an active role towards their own health in every field.   
  Sharing Progress in Cancer Care (SPCC)
Sharing Progress in Cancer Care (SPCC) was launched in the late nineties by the European School of Oncology (ESO), as a collaborative programme between the School and Industry to support its flagship educational events and the magazine Cancer World.
In order to increase the transparency of its activities and finances, ESO has decided to become progressively independent from any direct industry support and to shape its educational offer around the amount of private donations available each year.
SPCC will continues as a legally, independent, non-profit association, registered and based in Switzerland, in the field of cancer education, care improvement and innovation, focusing on areas where collaboration between various stakeholders including industry and academia is more pronounced and is the key for success.
START   START Oncology in Europe
START is intended as a state-of-the-art instrument to support clinical oncologists and physicians in their everyday oncology practice. 
AICF   The American-Italian Cancer Foundation
The American-Italian Cancer Foundation is a New York-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1980 whose mission is to support cancer research, education, and early detection, emphasizing the unique resources of Italy and the United States, recognizing world-class scientific excellence in medicine, and serving the medically underserved in New York City through cancer screening, outreach, and education.
THE BREAST   The Breast
The Breast is an international, multidisciplinary journal for researchers and clinicians, which focuses on translational and clinical research for the advancement of breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all stages. The Editors welcome the submission of original research articles, systematic reviews, and viewpoint/commentary and debate articles, and correspondence on all areas of pre-malignant and malignant breast disease. The Breast is the official journal of BreastCentresNetwork (www.breastcentresnetwork.org).
The Breast Units members of Breast Centres Network receive a free one year subscription to the journal.
UICC   Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is the leading international non-governmental organization dedicated to the global prevention and control of cancer. Its mission is to connect, mobilize and support organizations, leading experts, key stakeholders and volunteers in a dynamic community working together to eliminate cancer as a life- threatening disease for future generations. Founded in 1933, UICC unites over 300 member organizations, specialized and engaged in cancer control, in more than 100 countries across the world.