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19 Jan, 2017, 09:00 GMT Biosimilars Create Opportunities for Sustainable Cancer Care

Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care, says ESMO in a position paper published in ESMO Open. The document outlines approval...


30 Sep, 2016, 09:15 BST New Edition of ESMO/ASCO Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology: Setting Standards for Modern Training

ESMO, the leading European professional organization for medical oncology, in collaboration with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),...


19 Sep, 2016, 14:54 BST Launch of First eUpdate Integrating Breakthroughs in ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, launched today the first eUpdates for its world renowned ESMO Clinical...


27 Jun, 2016, 12:11 BST Optimising the Use of Single Arm Trials in Cancer Drug Development

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) will host a workshop on single-arm trials (SATs) at the EMA...


13 Jun, 2016, 16:40 BST ESMO 2016: From Disease Treatment to Patient Care

ESMO 2016 Congress Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark 7-11 October 2016 MEDIA ALERT "Learning about the latest advances, discussing the clinical...


14 Apr, 2016, 20:19 BST ESMO Welcomes Final Version of European General Data Protection Regulation

Inclusion of one-time consent "crucial" for future of cancer research Regulation will aim to harmonise public health research across all 28 EU member ...


14 Mar, 2016, 08:54 GMT ESMO Appoints First Chief Medical Officer

- Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) - ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical...


04 Feb, 2016, 11:29 GMT World Cancer Day 2016: ESMO and Patient Advocates, Together to Support Research

On World Cancer Day, ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, puts cancer patients centre stage by organising a...


02 Feb, 2016, 09:31 GMT Keith Hanson McGregor Appointed New ESMO CEO

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, has announced the appointment of Keith Hanson McGregor as their new CEO....


20 Dec, 2015, 15:08 GMT More Patients with Lung Cancer Could Benefit from Immunotherapy, Study Shows

KEYNOTE-010 data further supports broadening pembrolizumab availability for all advanced NSCLC patients with PD-L1 expression over 1% TRADITIONAL...


20 Dec, 2015, 14:32 GMT Afatinib a Better Choice for EGFR-mutated Lung Cancer in First-line Treatment

LUX-Lung 7 trial reveals that the second-generation EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor significantly improved PFS in naive patients with advanced mutated ...


16 Dec, 2015, 13:22 GMT ESMO Asia 2015 Congress: 18-21 December 2015, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Cancer experts share latest insights in Singapore ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, is pleased to announce the...


23 Sep, 2015, 09:33 BST ESMO Announces Christoph Zielinski as Editor-in-Chief of New Open-Access Journal

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, announced that Professor Christoph Zielinski will be the Editor-in-Chief of ESMO...


16 Jul, 2015, 14:42 BST Five Days to Decide on a Professional Life: ESMO-ESO Course on Medical Oncology for Students

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is offering a medical oncology course for medical students in Valencia, Spain, in its latest venture ...


01 Jun, 2015, 09:00 BST ESMO Announces Scale to Stratify Magnitude of Clinical Benefit of Anti-Cancer Medicines

ESMO announced the publication of the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale (ESMO-MCBS), a tool to assist oncology clinicians in evaluating the...


04 Feb, 2015, 07:00 GMT Making Equal Access to Cancer Treatment a Priority

On World Cancer Day 2015, ESMO acknowledges patient's right to access treatment and highlights collaborative efforts towards improving access for all ...


26 Jan, 2015, 12:47 GMT ESMO Delivers on Dynamic Force Strategy to Improve Cancer Research in Europe

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has created a new website section dedicated to research funding opportunities as part of its new...


10 Nov, 2014, 11:00 GMT ESMO Announces Annual Medical Oncology Congress Platform in Europe from 2016

The European Society for Medical Oncology, the pan-European association representing medical oncologists in Europe and beyond, has announced that it...


02 Oct, 2014, 10:46 BST Rare Cancers Europe Calls for New Criteria to be Used in Clinical Trials on Rare Cancer Treatments

Rare cancer patients need access to innovative cancer drugs A consensus paper published in the Annals of Oncology today by Rare Cancers Europe (RCE)...


24 Sep, 2014, 15:29 BST Latest Discoveries in Oncology to be Presented at ESMO 2014

The latest discoveries in oncology are set to be presented at ESMO 2014, 26-30 September in Madrid, Spain. The congress is the leading European event ...


22 Aug, 2014, 09:05 BST ESMO Honours Outstanding Oncology Professionals

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European organisation representing medical oncologists, announced the names of...


25 Jul, 2014, 11:15 BST Is Europe Putting Cancer Research at Risk?

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer...


16 Jun, 2014, 08:00 BST Medical Research Safeguarded in Europe

ESMO welcomes the adoption of the Clinical Trials Regulation by the EU The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has welcomed the adoption of...


13 Dec, 2013, 08:05 GMT Defending Medical Oncology to Assure Quality Care for Cancer Patients

ESMO releases position paper on medical oncologist's role Medical oncologists have a vital role to play in cancer care, particularly as treatments...


27 Jan, 2011, 13:00 GMT International Community Called Upon to Stop the Runaway Train of Cancer in Africa

To coincide with World Cancer Day 2011, on 4 February, the Africa Oxford Cancer Foundation (AfrOx) and the European Society for Medical Oncology...