Cancer Societies - Europe
Europe-wide societies

Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) Brussels, Belgium
accreditation of European CME (continuing medical education) activities in oncology

Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) Brussels, Belgium
facilitates the collaboration between cancer leagues throughout Europe and to influence EU and pan-European policies; identifies and promotes common strategies in cancer control toward achieving health equity in cancer prevention, treatment and services

European Association for Cancer Education (EACE)
optimises cancer education across all settings by providing a forum in which individuals, institutions, societies and organisations, with an interest in any aspect of cancer education, can share ideas, materials, experience or plan collaborative activities that may be externally funded

European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) Nottingham, UK
supports cancer research; facilitates communication through a variety of fellowship programmes, meetings and workshops

European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) Brussels, Belgium
creating awareness of patients needs and wishes; encouraging progressive thinking in cancer policy, training and education; promoting European cancer research through the organisation of international multidisciplinary meetings

European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) Brussels, Belgium
fosters the cooperation between cancer patient organizations in the European Union

European Cancer Prevention Organization (ECP) Hasselt, Belgium
promotes collaboration between scientists working in various European countries; uses the large population of Europe with their wide range of lifestyles as a laboratory for the study of cancer causation and prevention

European Partnership for Action Against Cancer (EPAAC) Ljubljana, Slovenia
brings together the efforts of different stakeholders into a joint response to prevent and control cancer

European School of Oncology (ESO) Milan, Italy
increasing the knowledge of health professionals in cancer care

European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology (ESHO) Rotterdam, Netherlands
promotes for the public benefit, fundamental and applied research in physics, engineering, biological and clinical sciences relating to the use of hyperthermia in cancer therapy

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Lugano, Switzerland
nurtures new scientific advances in oncology; supports and educates oncologists and patients at all levels, in order to improve the quality of cancer treatment and care

Joint Action on Rare Cancers (JARC)
integrates and maximizes efforts of the European Union (EU) Commission, EU Member States and all stakeholders to advance quality of care and research on rare cancers

Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) Oslo, Norway
collaborative body for Danish Cancer Society, Faroese Cancer Society, Cancer Society of Finland, Icelandic Cancer Society, Norwegian Cancer Society, Swedish Cancer Society

Organization of European Cancer Institutes (OECI) Brussels, Belgium
improves communication and increases collaborative activities among European cancer institutes; promoting and strengthening Comprehensive Cancer Centres in Europe with a view to reducing cancer incidence and mortality, and supporting cancer patients

Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) Viganello-Lugano, Switzerland
partnership of cooperating organisations that work together to place the issue of rare cancers firmly on the European policy agenda, to identify and promote appropriate solutions and to exchange best practice

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