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ESMO Society Updates

Society Updates

2023 Heine H. Hansen Award Recipient Announced

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) have announced today that the 2023 Heine H. Hansen Award is conferred on Paul Baas for his outstanding contribution to thoracic oncology research

Society Updates

ESMO Supports World Cancer Day 2023

ESMO renews its support to World Cancer Day (WCD) joining the #CloseTheCareGap campaign led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). 

ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology 2022 Recipient Announced

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has announced today that the winner of the ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology 2022 is conferred on Nina Bhardwaj for her outstanding contribution to cancer immunology research.

Precision oncology

New ESMO recommendations on the use of ctDNA

Developed by the ESMO Precision Medicine Working Group, they provide guidance to medical oncologists on the use of circulating tumour DNA assays in clinical practice

Society Updates

New Executive Board members elected

ESMO has announced today the results of its Executive Board elections following the closure of the voting system on Monday 27 June 2022.

Society Updates

2022 Breast Cancer Award Recipient Announced

ESMO has announced today that the 2022 ESMO Breast Cancer Award is presented to Sibylle Loibl for her exceptional contribution to clinical research in breast cancer.  

Society Updates

Against Any War

ESMO expresses profound sadness about the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine and the suffering of people


Polygenic scores for cancer prevention: a new IARC webinar

The role of polygenic scores for stratified cancer prevention, and the genetic determinants for PSA levels to improve cancer screening utility will be debated during the sixth instalment in the World Cancer Report Updates webinar series.

A concrete commitment to closing the care gap

ESMO supports World Cancer Day 2022

This year, World Cancer Day is launching #CloseTheCareGap, a three-year campaign aiming to promote awareness, collaboration, and action for a more equitable future in cancer care.

ESMO Ordinary General Assembly 2020

ESMO will convene its Ordinary Annual General Assembly on 28 July 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland, without physical presence of members, under the rules of the Swiss COVID-19 Ordinance 3.

Event Announcement

ESMO Academy 2020 Virtual Meeting

In the framework of a thorough review of our activities in light of the non-completely resolved Coronavirus pandemic, the ESMO Academy 2020 will be held as a virtual meeting.

Finding Ways to Improve Academy-Industry Collaboration

On ESMO Open, an analysis conducted by the Clinical Academic Cancer Research Forum (CAREFOR) together with selected industry representatives provides an overview on current models, challenges and effective strategies to improve collaborative efforts in oncology trials.

New ESMO Websites Launched

Finding what you need is now easier than ever. 
Discover the new main features and enjoy the new websites at your office and when you are on the move. 

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