ESMO expresses deep sorrow about all the ongoing tragic events that continue to happen in many parts of the world and joins the voices pressing for a rapid return to peace.
Our thoughts are with all those who are suffering, and we affirm our solidarity with the many medical professionals who are doing everything they can to help those in need —especially patients and our fellow oncologists, who always do the best they can in any emergency situation, striving to maintain continuous care for their patients.
We earnestly hope for a swift end to hostilities in all parts of the world in the grip of armed conflicts.
ESMO expresses profound sadness about the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine and the suffering of people. We would like to confirm our solidarity and unconditioned support to all oncology professionals and cancer patients, with no geographical boundaries.
The Society is currently reviewing possibilities to be of concrete help for our members and their patients, in collaboration with national and transnational oncology societies, as well as the International Cancer Foundation.
Our thoughts are with all those who are suffering, and we call for a rapid return to peace.