ESMO Publishing Working Group

The Publishing Working group is responsible for the preparation and scientific editing of ESMO handbooks, external oncology meeting reports and collaboration on external publications, such as oncology textbooks.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Promoting dissemination of oncology information through practical, easy-to-use publications such as handbooks, textbooks, educational slides and scientific reports from oncology meetings
  • Defining topics, table of contents and authors for ESMO handbooks, textbooks and educational slides
  • Scientific editing of the content of ESMO handbooks, textbooks and educational slides
  • Participating in decisions regarding collaboration in oncology textbooks or scientific publications
  • Preparing summary scientific meeting reports from ESMO meetings and other international oncology meetings


  • Raffaele Califano, United Kingdom


  • Hendrik K. van Halteren, Netherlands

Committee Members

  • Veronika Ballova, Slovak Republic
  • Sofia Braga, Portugal
  • Marina Garassino, Italy
  • Marcia Hall, United Kingdom
  • Michalis Karamouzis, Greece
  • Vesa Kataja, Finland
  • Iwona Lugowska, Poland
  • Niven Mehra, Netherlands
  • Mariano Provencio Pulla, Spain

Last update: February 2014