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09 Mar, 2020, 19:12 GMT ESMO Supports Women in South Africa to Become Autonomous Workers

On the occasion of International Women's Day, ESMO affirmed its commitment towards "An equal world is an enabled world", through the partnership with ...


20 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST ESMO 2018 Press Release - Regular Exercise Should be Part of Cancer Care for all Patients

Including exercise as part of cancer care can significantly improve symptom management, quality of life and fitness during and after treatment,...


12 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST ESMO 2018 Congress: Breast Cancer Patients Use Twitter as a Non-Medical Forum to Share Their Experiences

Twitter is a place where many cancer patients share and discuss their experiences, a study at the ESMO 2018 Congress reveals, based on analysis of...


14 Sep, 2018, 13:29 BST How Searching for a Mutation Can Help Cancer Treatment

Making the right therapeutic choice based on a tumour's DNA Individualised therapies that target the specific genetic features of tumours have the...


28 Aug, 2018, 10:56 BST Men and Women are Different: Why Medical Oncology Needs to Restate the Obvious - ESMO Workshop: Gender Medicine Meets Oncology

Gender-based approaches to studying and treating disease have remained largely unexplored in medical oncology, despite the field's growing interest...


21 Aug, 2018, 04:30 BST New ESMO Tumour DNA Scale Helps Match Patients with Cancer to Optimal Targeted Medicines

The ESMO Scale for Clinical Actionability of molecular Targets A new scale for tumour DNA mutations which will simplify and standardise choices for...


05 Jul, 2018, 11:41 BST ESMO and ASCO Call on Governments to Improve Cancer Services and Reduce Cancer Deaths

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world's two leading organisations for...


24 May, 2018, 14:27 BST ESMO Emphasises Importance of Cancer on Global Health Agenda at WHA

At the World Health Assembly in Geneva, ESMO delivered two statements positioning cancer as a priority on the WHO global agenda. (Photo:...


26 Apr, 2018, 11:07 BST Quality Cancer Care: Not Just a Matter of Anti-cancer Medicines

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, shares concerns expressed in a scientific paper and reflected in the international...


11 Apr, 2018, 13:21 BST ESMO: Cancer Genetic Mutations not all Treatable: System to Rank Relevance of Mutations Needed

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, welcomes the latest reports from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) as a major resource ...


12 Feb, 2018, 12:34 GMT ESMO: Cancer Drug Development Award Given to Jean-Charles Soria

- Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images ( http://www.apimages.com) - The TAT 2018 Honorary Award for cancer drug development has been...


08 Feb, 2018, 17:02 GMT ESMO Sarcoma & GIST Symposium: Teleconsulting to Bring Specialised Expertise in Rare Cancers Across Europe

The ESMO Sarcoma & GIST Symposium in Milan, Italy [1] has seen a record attendance of almost 450 international experts gathered to discuss the latest ...


03 Feb, 2018, 08:00 GMT ESMO Supports World Cancer Day 2018

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) supports World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). A...


15 Dec, 2017, 08:00 GMT ESMO Publishes New Position Paper on Supportive and Palliative Care

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, published a position paper on supportive and palliative care, calling attention to...


13 Nov, 2017, 11:13 GMT ESMO Precision Medicine Glossary Set to Pave the Way for Consistent Communication Between Oncologists, Researchers and Cancer Patients

ESMO has published today the ESMO Precision Medicine Glossary with 43 definitions set to pave the way for consistent communication on precision...


19 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST First ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology Goes to Laurence Zitvogel

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, has granted the newly established ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology to Prof Laurence...


03 Aug, 2017, 16:52 BST CAREFOR Calls On EU to Safeguard Independent Academic Research

Three leading European organisations in the fight against cancer have called the EU to urgently increase support for independent academic research...


31 May, 2017, 11:48 BST ESMO Welcomes the Adoption of the 2017 WHO Cancer Resolution

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, welcomes the adoption of the Resolution on Cancer prevention and control...


04 May, 2017, 23:15 BST European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) - Osimertinib Improves Symptoms in Advanced Lung Cancer Patients

Osimertinib improves cancer-related symptoms in patients with advanced lung cancer, according to an analysis of patient-reported outcomes from the...


04 May, 2017, 23:05 BST European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) - White Blood Cell Count Predicts Response to Lung Cancer Immunotherapy

White blood cell counts can predict whether or not lung cancer patients will benefit from immunotherapy, according to research presented at the...


01 May, 2017, 23:05 BST Men Need More Frequent Lung Cancer Screening Than Women

Men need more frequent lung cancer screening than women, according to research presented today at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC). The US...


26 Apr, 2017, 00:10 BST European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy

Lung cancer patients treated with immunotherapy may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination,...


07 Mar, 2017, 07:00 GMT Targeted Anticancer Therapies Congress Becomes an Annual ESMO Event

ESMO, the leading European organisation for medical oncology, announced it will take over the organisation of the Targeted Anticancer Therapies (TAT) ...


16 Feb, 2017, 08:00 GMT ESMO Supports The 2017 WHO Cancer Resolution

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, presented an official statement supporting the 2017 WHO Cancer Resolution...


09 Feb, 2017, 13:43 GMT ESMO Announces New Award for Achievements in Immuno-oncology

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, has announced today a new award honouring individuals for outstanding...