ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Details

Eligibility criteria

  • Demonstrate an affiliation to a major academic or cancer research / treatment institution(s)
  • Possess an international reputation and demonstrated commitment to clinical cancer research and/or education
  • Be renowned for their vital work and outstanding achievements carried out in clinical cancer research and/or education
  • Present a cancer research topic of high current interest
  • Have published results on cancer research topics in significant and peer-reviewed journals.
  • Have not previously received this award
  • No requirement for ESMO Membership
  • Multidisciplinary
  • The candidate cannot be a current or recent (last two years) member of either the ESMO Executive Board or the ESMO Fellowship and Award Committee

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Nomination process

The prestigious ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2006 to annually recognise international research by individuals/teams/organisations with demonstrated commitment to clinical cancer research and or education.

Nominations may be made by any ESMO Full, Honorary and Emeritus members. Candidates may not nominate themselves.

  1. The Fellowship and Award Committee Members are to provide a nominee for this Award.
  2. The nominee must not have already received this Award.
  3. For the nominations can be made for individuals, teams, organisations who must have:
    1. Demonstrated an affiliation to a major academic or cancer research/treatment institution(s).
    2. Possess an international reputation and demonstrated commitment to clinical cancer research and/or education
    3. Be renowned for their vital work and outstanding achievements carried out clinical cancer research and/or education
    4. Have published results on cancer research topics in significant and peer-reviewed journals. This Award can be either bestowed upon an individual (any relevant discipline in the field) or to a recognised international research team/organisation.
  4. During the ESMO or ECC Congresses present a cancer research topic of high current interest.
  5. No regard will be given to race, gender, nationality, religious or political views and the choice of the award winner will be made on the basis of the nominees scientific accomplishments.
  6. Nominees may not nominate themselves.
  7. ESMO staff who are ESMO members may NOT nominate candidates.