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About ESMO

ESMO is the leading professional organisation for medical oncology. With more than 25,000 members representing oncology professionals from over 160 countries worldwide, ESMO is the society of reference for oncology education and information. 

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ESMO Mission

ESMO’s core mission is to improve the quality of cancer care, from prevention and diagnosis all the way to palliative care and patient follow-up. It is to educate – doctors, cancer patients and the general public – on the best practices and latest advances in oncology. And it is to promote equal access to optimal cancer care for all patients.

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ESMO Vision

ESMO is committed to secure the best possible outcomes for people with cancer,

through Integrated cancer care, Specialised education and Sustainable cancer care.

The ESMO Vision identifies the main developments, challenges and opportunities which will shape oncology in the years ahead, as well as sets out the actions ESMO will take to meet them.

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ESMO Values

The ESMO Values are a set of overarching principles which guide the development of ESMO by ensuring the principles of Integrity, Commitment, Accountability and Excellence are an integral part of our work and lives.

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Organisational Structure

Organisational Structure

Composed by an Executive Board, a Council and several Committees and task forces, the organisational structure of ESMO enables participation and inclusion in the life of the Society.

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ESMO Faculty

ESMO Faculty

The ESMO Faculty is composed of ESMO members and specialists in medical oncology or related fields, to promote a multidisciplinary approach to cancer. The Faculty is committed to helping ESMO with its educational responsibilities.

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Joining Forces

Joining Forces

ESMO is committed to collaborate with all stakeholders of the oncology community in the best interest of patients, and to support initiatives to raise awareness about the global cancer burden among the society at large.

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