ESMO 2012: Society Village

Associazione Italiana di Oncologia Medica - AIOM

The Italian Association of Medical Oncology was established in 1973. AIOM’s purpose is to bring together specialists in Medical Oncology and to promote progress in the clinical, experimental and social welfare fields, experimental and clinical research, primary prevention, secondary prevention, the quality of oncological treatments, therapeutic continuity by means of guidelines for anti-cancer medical therapy, interdisciplinary activities, rehabilitation, etc.

American Society of Clinical Oncology - ASCO

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world’s leading professional society of multidisciplinary medical professionals who treat people with cancer.  Join ASCO while at the meeting and receive a free engraved organiser and immediate access to valuable member benefits.  Current members will receive a free gift when they bring a colleague to join ASCO.

Breast International Group - BIG

The Breast International Group (BIG) is a non-profit organisation for academic breast cancer research groups, based in Brussels, Belgium. Its mission is to facilitate breast cancer research at international level, by stimulating cooperation between its members and other academic networks, and collaborating with, but working independently from, the pharmaceutical industry.


www.breastinternationalgroup.org

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Onkologie - DGHO

Scientific organisation for the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of blood and malignant diseases. 


www.dgho.de

ecancer

ecancer is the leading oncology channel committed to improving cancer communication and education with the goal of optimising patient care and outcomes. By using the latest technologies, ecancer works closely with leading figures in oncology to inform and educate the global cancer community

www.ecancer.org

European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer - EORTC

The EORTC links a network of over 2500 pre-clinical scientists and oncologists in more than 300 hospitals in over 30 countries. Encompassing clinical and translational cancer research, the EORTC aims to improve the standard of cancer treatment by developing new agents and innovative approaches and also testing more effective treatment strategies using commercially available drugs, or surgery and radiotherapy.


www.eortc.org

European Society for Medical Oncology - ESMO

ESMO is the leading European professional organisation committed to advancing the speciality of medical oncology and promoting a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment. ESMO is committed to good science that leads to better medicine and determines best practice. ESMO represents a community of 7,000 oncology professionals from over 120 countries.

European School of Oncology - ESO

The European School of Oncology (ESO) was founded in 1982, with the aim of contributing to the reduction of deaths from cancer due to late diagnosis and/or inadequate treatment.
ESO’s mission is reflected in its motto “Learning to Care”, which stresses the concept of studying and learning and also of caring for the patient in a global sense. 
Now, after 30 years of existence, ESO is the oldest and most structured organisation exclusively dedicated to increasing the knowledge of health professionals in all fields of cancer medicine under the auspices of an international scientific committee and advisory board.


www.eso.net

European Thoracic Oncology Platform - ETOP

Comprising more than 40 of the leading European thoracic oncology clinical and translational research groups and associations, ETOP is a foundation with the purpose to promote information and research in the field of thoracic malignancies in Europe.


www.etop-eu.org

Georgian Association of Oncology - GAO

Established in 2004, involves professionals from all country and cooperates with ONG-s, governmental, educational, other professional organisations, ethical committees, provides and supports cancer educational (at all level), practical and research activities in Georgia. Works on preparation and implementation of clinical practice guidelines; actively participates elaboration and implementation: internationally approved standards in cancer care, cancer control programmes and Population Cancer Registry; Involves in accreditation of medical professionals. Supports: reviving and Publish handbooks, guidelines, methodology, reviving and conducting of implementation Clinical trials in Oncology, fundraising.

International Society of Geriatric Oncology - SIOG

SIOG is an international society open to oncology specialists, geriatricians and other interested health care professionals. Its main objectives are: improving research in the field of geriatric oncology; promoting education of physicians and other healthcare professionals in geriatric oncology and achieving a high common standard of care for elderly cancer patients. SIOG’s official journal is the Journal of Geriatric Oncology, published by Elsevier.

Japanese Society of Medical Oncology - JSMO

JSMO, founded in 2002, embraces study of all the translational and clinical aspects on malignant disease.  Number of members of JSMO increased to 8,500.
JSMO’s activities include annual scientific/educational meeting, biannual educational seminars, Best of ASCO meeting, publication of text book/guidelines and certification of specialised medical oncologists.
 JSMO has been expanding its collaboration with international societies for medical oncology.

Medical Oncology Group of Australia - MOGA

The Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) is the peak representative body for medical oncologists in Australia. The Association works closely with Government, health organisations, affiliated international associations and societies, industry, consumer advocacy groups and learned colleges throughout Australia to improve and develop the profession of medical oncology and the management of cancer nationwide.

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer - MASCC

The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is an international, multidisciplinary organisation with members from six continents and over sixty countries. It operates in collaboration with the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO).

Founded in 1990, MASCC is dedicated to research and education in all areas of supportive care for patients with cancer, regardless of the stage of the disease. MASCC aims to promote professional expertise of supportive care through research and scientific exchange of ideas. Significant advances in cancer treatment have been made possible by the strides in supportive care. Because supportive care encompasses all aspects of care, it involves a variety of disciplines and specialists.

Thus membership is open to oncology medical, surgical, and radiology physicians, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, pharmacists, social workers, dieticians, outcomes specialists, psychologists, statisticians, infectious disease specialists, educators, representatives from industry and non-profit sectors, and others interested in supportive care.

NDDO Education Foundation / TAT Congress

The Foundation’s mission is the dissemination of findings obtained in experimental and clinical studies on the prevention and treatment of life-threatening diseases such as cancer. NDDO Education Foundation is the primary organiser of the TAT congress series on new targeted anticancer therapies. The 11th TAT congress will be held in Paris, March 4-6, 2013.

www.tatcongress.org

Organisation of European Cancer Institutes - OECI

Established in 1977 to promote cooperation among EU cancer centres and institutes, in 2005 the Organisation was remodelled into a European Economic Interest Grouping.
The OECI is a continuously growing network, grouping 68 members, working in crosscut expertise projects within its Working Groups (Accreditation and Designation; Education and Training, Biobanks and Molecular Pathobiology, Prevention and Early Diagnosis, Cost-Benefit, START-OECI project, Communication and Dissemination, and EurocanPlatform). From 2009 the OECI is a Publisher registered at the Royal Library of Belgium and ecancermedicalscience is the Official Journal.

Romanian Society of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology

Romanian Society of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology (RSRMO) is a non-profit professional organisation founded in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 1991. The main aim of RSRMO is to promote high quality education and research in the field of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology. Today, RSRMO has 202 members and is editing a journal, entitled “Journal of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology”. First issue was published in Romanian in 1995. Since 2008, our journal is published in English, and it has four issues annually.

Russian Society of Clinical Oncology - RUSSCO

RUSSCO is a professional oncology society with mission to advance cancer treatment and cure. The organisation represents the leading authority within Russian Federation and C.I.S. on education and research. Over 2,000 medical professionals have joined its ranks and help to create forward-looking solutions for continuous improvement, professional growth and knowledge sharing. RUSSCO has several special programmes such as a “National programme of identification of target mutations for personalised cancer treatment”.

Sociedade Brasileira de Oncologia Clinica

The Brazilian Clinical Oncology Society is a civil, non-government and non-profit organisation, which aims to gather Brazil’s oncology physicians. Promotes the social welfare and the scientific and cultural development of the community, particularly in the area of medical oncology.

St. Gallen Oncology Conferences - SONK

St.Gallen Oncology Conferences' SONK, is a non-profit educational foundation. The goals of SONK are the promotion of clinical research and teaching in oncology and haematology. It organises the St.Gallen international conferences on Breast Cancer with the St.Gallen treatment consensus recommendations, on Gastro-Intestinal Cancer and seminars in clinical oncology, advanced nursing oncology and supportive/palliative care (Deutschsprachig- Europäische Schule fur Onkologie –deso)


www.oncoconferences.ch

The Biotherapy Development Association - BDA

The Biotherapy Development Association (BDA), a non-profit organisation under German law, is a global cooperative group whose primary focus is to develop targeted cancer therapies using biological agents.
Furthermore BDA provides an effective interface with regulatory authorities and gives advice on the development of biotherapies.
It is based in Europe and interacts with the US, Japan and South-east Asia.

The Czech Society for Oncology of the Czech Medical Society of J.E.Purkyne - CSO

The Czech Society for Oncology of the Czech Medical Society of J.E.Purkyne (CSO) was founded in 1969. CSO is a voluntary independent professional association of specialists in oncology and affiliated fields. At the initiative of CSO, the Czech Republic has: the National Oncological Register, the National Oncological Programme of the Czech Republic and accredited network of 13 complex oncological centres.


www.linkos.cz

The European CanCer Organisation - ECCO

The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) represents the interests of over 60,000 oncology professionals and promotes the multidisciplinarity of the field. The organisation connects the European cancer community by leveraging knowledge, promoting education, and building awareness and is renowned for its prestigious biennial series of multidisciplinary congresses. ECCO also plays an important role in engaging with policymakers to promote the interests of cancer patients, research as well as all other members of the oncocommunity.


www.ecco-org.eu

Turkish Society of Medical OncologyAssociazione Italiana di Oncologia Medica - AIOM

The Italian Association of Medical Oncology was established in 1973. AIOM’s purpose is to bring together specialists in Medical Oncology and to promote progress in the clinical, experimental and social welfare fields, experimental and clinical research, primary prevention, secondary prevention, the quality of oncological treatments, therapeutic continuity by means of guidelines for anti-cancer medical therapy, interdisciplinary activities, rehabilitation, etc.

UNICANCER

The UNICANCER Group brings together the 20 French Comprehensive Cancer Centers (FCCC), promotes their cancer research organisation and pools resources and competencies to give a new dynamic to patient care.

Vienna School of Clinical Research

The Vienna School of Clinical Research was founded in 2000 as international training- and competence-centre for clinical research & „Health Outcomes Research“. More than 24 standardised courses in different fields of clinical research and one Master programme (in cooperation with the Medical University Vienna) were developed. Until today, more than 6500 participants from 90 countries participated in over 400 VSCR-trainings.

WIN Consortium

WIN, Worldwide Innovative Networking in personalised cancer medicine, is a non-profit consortium of 22 cancer centres and industry partners from around the globe, united to conduct global innovative clinical trials. Its mission is to accelerate integration of ground-breaking personalised cancer medicine discoveries into clinical practice. WIN Consortium is the organiser of an annual symposium on personalised cancer medicine. 


www.winconsortium.org