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Postgraduate Training Curricula

Cancer treatment requires multidisciplinary collaboration between many specialties. In Europe, there are no uniform systems for the training of oncology specialists.

Several European societies have developed recommended core curricula for their respective disciplines including those representing the three major specialties: medical oncology, surgical oncology and radiation oncology:

  • Recommendations for a Global Core Curriculum in Medical Oncology, ESMO/ASCO Task Force on Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology
  • Recommended Core Curriculum for the specialist Training in Surgical Oncology within Europe, a proposal by the Education and Training Committee of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
  • Recommended Curriculum for the Specialist Training of Medical Practitioners in Radiotherapy (Radiation Oncology) within Europe, European Core Curriculum for Radiotherapists Working Party on the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the European Board of Radiotherapy

 

ESMO logo 2010 res
   

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)

  Recommendations for a Global core curriculum in medical oncology    
             

ESSO Sept 2009 res

 

European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

    Core Curriculum    
             

 

European SocieTy for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

  European Curricula    
             

 

European Oncology Nursing Societies (EONS)

 

EONS Post-basic Curriculum in Cancer Nursing, 2005

 

EONS - Core Curriculum cancer in the Elderly

   
             

SIOP E

 

 

European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE)

  European Training Programme on Paediatric Haematology and Oncology    

 

 

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