There are many good reasons to become an ESMO member. Find out why you should join Europe's leading medical oncology society
See the full list of benefits that ESMO members enjoy including access to OncologyPRO, subscription to Annals of Oncology and reduced meeting registration fees
The ESMO membership booth will be at several oncology meetings in 2017. See where we'll be next!
Our network of National Representatives act as ambassadors of ESMO’s mission in their respective country
All the important ESMO dates and deadlines in a single place - don't miss out, update your diaries now!
Keep up to date with news about ESMO guidelines, including the latest CPG publications, updated recommendations, algorithms, pocket guidelines and MCBS grading
3rd ESO–ESMO International Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC3) • Primary Breast Cancer • 2nd ESO-ESMO International Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC2) • BRCA in Breast Cancer
Cancers of Unknown Primary Site
High-Grade Malignant Glioma
Adrenal cancer • Thyroid cancer
Cancer of the Pancreas • Anal Cancer • Metastatic Colorectal Cancer • Oesophageal Cancer • Gastric Cancer • Early Colon Cancer • Familial Risk Colorectal Cancer • Rectal Cancer • Hepatocellular Carcinoma • Biliary Cancer
Cancer of the Prostate • Bladder Cancer • Renal Cell Carcinoma • Penile Carcinoma • Testicular Seminoma and Non-Seminoma
Endometrial Cancer • Gestational Trophoblastic-Disease • Newly-Diagnosed and Relapsed Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma • Cervical Cancer • Non-Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
ALL • Philadelphia Chromosome-Negative Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms • Hairy Cell Leukaemia • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas • Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma • CLL • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) • Hodgkin's Lymphoma • Mantle Cell Lymphoma • Follicular Lymphoma • Primary Cutaneous Lymphoma • Multiple Myeloma • AML in Adult Patients • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia • Gastric Marginal Zone Lymphoma of MALT Type • CML
Nasopharyngeal Cancer • Squamous-Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
Prevention and Screening in BRCA Mutation Carriers and Other Breast/Ovarian Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma • Thymic Epithelial Tumours • Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer • Early-Stage and Locally Advanced (non metastatic) Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer • Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Neuroendocrine Bronchial and Thymic Tumours • Neuroendocrine Gastroenteropancreatic Tumours
Soft Tissue and Visceral Sarcomas • Bone Sarcomas • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours
Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury • Central Venous Access in Oncology • Treatment of Dyspnoea in Advanced Cancer Patients • Refractory Symptoms • Advanced Care Planning • Bone Health • Cancer, Pregnancy and Fertility • Chemotherapy Extravasation • Cardiovascular Toxicity • Cancer Pain • Venous Thromboembolism • Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents in the Treatment of Anaemia • Prevention of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting • Febrile Neutropaenia • Haematopoietic Growth Factors
Download the new version of our App with the latest Pocket Guidelines for professionals and Guides for Patients
To assist those using and/or evaluating the ESMO Guidelines, download the methodology here
Join us in Cape Town, South Africa: 10-12 February 2017
Join us in Lisbon, Portugal. 3-5 March 2017
Join us on 3 March 2017 in Valencia, Spain
ICHNO 2017 will take place in Barcelona, Spain. 16-18 March 2017
Save the date for Signalling Pathways 2017. Sitges-Barcelona, Spain; 17-18 March 2017
Join us in Brussels, Belgium. 4-6 May 2017
We invite you to save the date for ELCC 2017: Geneva, Switzerland, 5-8 May 2017
2017 ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer: 28 June – 1 July 2017, Barcelona, Spain
Taking place in Valencia, Spain; 13-18 July 2017
The 3rd ESMO Academy will take place: 4-6 August 2017, Oxford, UK
Save the date for ESMO 2017: 8-12 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain
13-14 October 2017, Zurich, Switzerland
Join us in Singapore for ESMO Asia 2017. 17-20 November 2017
Save the date for ESMO 2018. 19-23 October 2018, Munich, Germany
Apply now to join one of our Preceptorship courses on Immuno-oncology, Lung Cancer and Ovarian Cancer
ESMO fosters the advancement of cancer research by supporting clinical trials workshops to inspire young oncologists from different disciplines across the globe to become the next generation of active researchers.
View the complete list of ESMO oncology conferences including partnership meetings.
If you're attending #ESMOAsia16 make sure you download the ESMO Events App for fast access to the programme, floor plans & much more!
Access information and reports from past ESMO events
ESMO 2016 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. 7-11 October 2016
ESMO Asia 2016 took place 16-19 December 2016 in Singapore
Addressing the daily needs of ESMO young oncologists
Invest in your future and the future of cancer care. Learn more about our Oncology Fellowship Programme.
The latest oncology jobs can be found here, including information on how to post a job
ESMO has developed a number of awards that recognise excellence in the field of oncology
The 2016 edition of ESMO / ASCO Recommendations for a Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology is now available
The ESMO examination is a valuable assessment tool for practicing medical oncologists and for medical oncologists in training to assess their knowledge
If you’ve already sat the ESMO exam, then take a look at our CME opportunities
Discover the results of the ESMO Survey on the challenges faced by female oncologists
An inspiring new programme for future ESMO leaders
An ESMO pre-selected listing of the most recent EU research funding opportunities
Relevant information and tools to guide you through various EU grant application procedures
A selection of funding organisations to assist you in your projects
What`s available in terms of clinical research training and educational events
Clear, relevant information on EU clinical trials and data protection legislation
Useful links to partners and tools for your research projects
General European grant scheme information highlighting the main objectives, available funding and target audiences
Guides for Patients are designed to assist patients, their relatives and caregivers to better understand the nature of different types of cancer and evaluate the best available treatment choices
Video interviews and articles designed to help patients, policy makers and other non-medical professionals better understand the principles of personalised cancer medicine
Now available in Romanian, our Guide for Patients with Advanced Cancer is designed for patients, their family members and oncologists.
The ESMO Designated Centres of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care accreditation programme recognises cancer centres which provide comprehensive services in supportive and palliative care as part of their routine care.
The ESMO Patient Advocacy Track encourages communication between patients, families, oncologists and healthcare professionals.
Medical oncology is included among the medical specialities covered by the European Commission Directive 2005/36/EC.
ESMO’s political initiatives aim to promote the profession of medical oncology and keep cancer policy high on the European healthcare agenda.
ESMO position statements and recommendations can be downloaded here.
The ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale – promoting clear and unbiased communication about the benefit of cancer treatments
The objective of this ESMO-led study is to provide health authorities with data on the availability of licensed anti-neoplastic medicines
ESMO has endorsed the 'Prague Charter: Relieving suffering' set up by the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) & other organisations
ESMO seeks to eradicate cancer at its earliest stages through effective cancer prevention awareness and advocacy campaigns.
Rare Cancers Europe is a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to putting rare cancers firmly on the European policy agenda.
Information about the EFPIA Disclosure Code which comes into effect 1 January 2015