Association of Oncologists of Uzbekistan – AOUZ
Founded in 2003, AOUZ is a non-governmental, non-commercial organization acting as a voluntary scientific and educational association that brings together oncology professionals involved in research, teaching and practice. The mission of the Association is to coordinate the implementation of educational and scientific initiatives aimed at disseminating knowledge, educating and training local professionals by promoting the adoption of the best standard of care and facilitating the collaboration among oncologists and with other national and international bodies.
Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology – CSCO
The Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology - CSCO is a non-profit professional academic group that is made up of voluntary clinical oncology professionals, relevant enterprises and public institutions. CSCO is committed to developing continuing medical education in clinical oncology, enhancing multi-disciplinary collaboration, encouraging multi-centre research, and promoting the standardisation of tumour diagnosis and treatment to benefit all patients.
Hong Kong Cancer Therapy Society
The Hong Kong Cancer Therapy Society is the member society of the Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong. Prof. Tony Mok is the current Chairman. The Society organises and co-organises educational activities to encourage continuing medical education in Hong Kong for over 15 years. It aims to facilitate exchange amongst members and with other medical professionals regionally and internationally.
Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology – ISMPO
Founded in 1980 as the Indian Chemotherapy Society and then renamed as ISMPO in 1995, the Society welcomes medical and paediatric oncologists as well as other oncology professionals practising in India and the whole region. Among the aims of the Society, the development of the scientific investigation in the study of cancer, the promotion of the exchange of knowledge, the establishment of educational and research opportunities and the dissemination of guidelines and standards of professional conduct for members play a key role.
Indonesian Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology – ISHMO
ISHMO is a professional organisation founded in 2011. Haematology and medical oncology consultants and trainees, as well as oncology fellows from across the Indonesian archipelago, can join the society, whose mission is to improve the quality of knowledge and medical services in the field of haematology and medical oncology in the country to meet both regional and international standard. ISHMO activities range from education and research to social and scientific activities.
Iranian Cancer Association – ICA
ICA is a non-governmental, scientific organisation founded by elected experts in different fields of oncology. ICA promotes postgraduate education to specialists (CME and CPD), clinical trials and research grants, consultation to healthcare providers, public and patient education, as well as dissemination of national cancer control programmes. The association also provides consultation on ethical and legal consideration for physicians, pharmacists and nurses, meanwhile it collaborates with voluntary cancer associations concerning the diffusion of information between patients and family members.
Iranian Society of Clinical Oncology – ISCO
ISCO is a professional organisation bringing together registered clinical oncologists dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research and administration in oncology. Founded in 1977, the Society’s activities took a new momentum in the late 1990s and refocused on the goal of elevating the standards of education, research and care in clinical oncology. Besides its annual congress, ISCO organises meetings on various topics in the fields of cancer prevention and treatment and supports the participation of its members in international conferences.
Iranian Society of Medical Oncology and Hematology – ISMOH
Founded in 1993 by Dr Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh, ISMOH is committed to advancing the art and practice of oncology by providing academics, researchers, practising oncologists with educational resources as well as networking and exchange opportunities. The Society holds its annual meeting in October each year and organises conferences at the national, regional and international levels, collaborating with other organisations and supporting the healthcare system developing research and training programmes based on the priorities and educational needs of the oncology base.
Japan Society of Clinical Oncology – JSCO
JSCO is the largest clinical oncology organisation in Japan. Founded in 1963, it is committed to advancing the speciality of clinical oncology and promoting a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment and care. The mission of JSCO is to study malignant disorders and achieve progress in their treatment. JSCO welcomes physicians and healthcare professionals at all levels of oncology practice and speciality fields, including surgeons, medical oncologists, urologists, gynaecologists, radiologists and others.
Japanese Society of Medical Oncology – JSMO
Founded in 2002, JSMO's mission is to provide new cancer information to the public, to certify specialised medical oncologists and to establish collaboration with other oncology societies, all of which leads to better care for cancer patients. JSMO's activities include annual scientific and educational meetings, educational seminars, publication of text books and guidelines and certification of medical oncologists.
Korean Society of Medical Oncology – KSMO
KSMO is one of the Korea's leading non-profit medical oncology organizations. The Society is globally engaged through its national and regional networks for cancer control. KSMO is consisted of tumour specialists that pursue a patient-centered, multi-disciplinary treatment approach and is dedicated to supporting knowledge in clinical oncology as well as exchanges and collaboration among clinical oncologists to improve the quality of treatments for cancer patients.
Malaysian Oncological Society – MOS
Created in 1976 to enhance the knowledge in oncology through the organisation and promotion of educational initiatives, MOS brings together oncologists, surgeons, physicians and other specialists treating cancer patients. MOS activities are designed to update oncology professionals on current issues in cancer care, to give expert advice to government and non-government agencies and to disseminate up-to-date information to doctors, news media, patients and other professional bodies. MOS collaborates with local institutions to develop national clinical practice guidelines and to promote cancer prevention and treatment.
Medical Oncology Group of Australia – MOGA
MOGA is the national body for medical oncologists and the medical oncology profession in Australia. The Association is a speciality society of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. MOGA works closely with Government, health organisations, affiliated international associations and societies, industry, consumer groups and learned colleges throughout Australia to improve and develop the profession of medical oncology and the management of cancer nationwide.
Myanmar Oncology Society
The Myanmar Oncology Society was established in January 2010. Its members include oncologists as well as physicians from all allied specialties. The society promotes the development and dissemination of knowledge and best practice in oncology through the implementation of CME activities and regional and international exchange programmes, encouraging local doctors to participate in international conferences. It cooperates with other organisations and institutions to promote a multidisciplinary approach in cancer care, supporting cancer research and developing prevention and screening programmes in the country.
New Zealand Society for Oncology – NZSO
The principle objectives of NZSO are to encourage and support the education and the advancement of knowledge in all aspects of oncology and related scientific fields. NZSO conducts an annual conference to promote the exchange of new research and clinical developments, ideas in clinical oncology and cancer research, and aims to initiate, arrange and sponsor lectures, seminars and symposia in the promotion of our objectives. NZSO encourages translational cancer science through building collaborative research relationships between cancer scientists and cancer clinicians.
Oncology Club, Bangladesh
The Oncology Club, Bangladesh is the Bangladesh chapter of the SAARC Federation of Oncologists, the only platform for oncologists recognised by the SAARC secretariat. Created under the leadership of the late Prof. ABMF Karim in 1996, the objectives of the Society are to improve the oncological care, services and settings to ensure high quality treatment for all patients. The society organises CME activities and takes different initiatives to improve the skills and expertise of cancer care providers also in collaboration with international organisations.
Pakistan Society of Clinical Oncology – PSCO
PSCO is a registered society for practicing oncologists of Pakistan. The main objective of the Society is to serve the cause of specialty of clinical oncology and allied sciences involved in the treatment of cancer, by disseminating knowledge, promoting CME and both academic and research activities, supporting the training path of younger doctors. Clinical oncologists, medical oncologists, haematologists, paediatric oncologists, surgical oncologists, medical physicists and all allied specialties gather once in a year to share their knowledge at the PSCO annual conference.
Philippine Society of Medical Oncology – PSMO
PSMO is a professional non-profit organisation of board-certified medical oncologists that aims to advance the science and the practice of cancer care in the Philippines since 1969. The Society undertakes research to foster the development and advancement of oncology and provides opportunities for continuing medical education and further professional development of its members, nurturing fellowship and encouraging the cooperation among specialists to promote an integrated multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.
Singapore Society of Oncology – SSO
Founded in 1981, SSO is a professional medical organisation for all Singapore healthcare professionals who treat and manage cancer patients. The aim of SSO is to provide an active platform to promote the practice of oncology through education, research, collaboration and partnerships with allied local, regional and international organisations. The Society is committed to providing CME and other opportunities for the cancer specialist community to further enhance their knowledge, skills and expertise in the rapidly evolving practice of oncology.
Taiwan Oncology Society – TOS
TOS (formerly the Chinese Oncology Society - COS) was founded in 1980 as a non-profit organization aimed at establishing a network of cancer specialists supporting the development of research and the collaboration between physicians to improve the quality of medical care in Taiwan. TOS members include medical oncologists, surgeons, researchers and other health care professionals. The Society periodically organises academic activities to present innovative cancer treatment and new cutting-edge technologies; since 1990, it has run annual speciality certification examinations in Medical Oncology and medical oncologist training hospital accreditations.
Thai Society of Clinical Oncology – TSCO
TSCO is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1996. Its primary goals are to educate medical oncologists through major cancer centres in university hospitals and to improve cancer care along with other professional societies involved in the treatment and prevention of cancer. Members include registered medical oncologists practicing various levels of cancer care throughout the country. In addition to advancing education of medical oncology, TSCO is committed to providing education for other disciplines to advance the quality of cancer care in Thailand.