Methods in Clinical Cancer Research (MCCR)

Zeist, Netherlands - 16 Jun - 22 Jun 2018

For junior clinical oncologists in any clinical research area to learn the essentials of clinical trial design

Key Benefits

  • Six day scientific programme incorporates four educational formats to respond to a variety of learning needs
  • Exclusive access to and mentoring by up to 40 highly experienced clinical experts in the field of oncology from Europe, US and Canada
  • Exceptional opportunity to meet and network with an elite group of 80 junior clinical oncologists from all over the world
  • Outstanding educational experience in a unique setting conducive to professional relationship building, learning and development
  • Access to a variety of educational tools including individual counselling designed to enable participants to develop their initial protocol proposal into a complete protocol
  • Active promotion of productive dialogues between young cancer specialists and the European and non-European Cancer Societies
  • Establishment of a network for educational exchanges between young cancer clinicians worldwide


The programme outlining the workshop schedule is available online.

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Course application

Application submission opens 5 December 2017 and closes 5 February 2018.  Applications should be submitted via the ECCO website. 

Important dates

Deadline Date
Application submission opens 5 December 2017
Application submission deadline (now closed) 5 February 2018

ESMO Faculty

  • Emiliano Calvo, ESMO Workshop Director, Spain
  • Johann de Bono, United Kingdom
  • Elisabeth de Vries, Netherlands