News 29 July 2016 EJC NEWS: August: New insights into a cancer cell's microenvironment The microenvironment of cancer cells holds clues to both the natural progression of a cancer and the likely success of some treatments, notably immunotherapy. 13 July 2016 ECCO2017: Call for Nominations: ECCO Clinical Research Award 2017 The ECCO Clinical Research Award is given to an individual, in recognition of an outstanding contribution internationally to the integration of scientific research and clinical practice in the field of cancer. Are you that pe... 5 July 2016 EVENTS: European cancer scientists converge on Manchester to share latest research at #EACR24 Cancer experts from around Europe will converge on Manchester this weekend (July 9-12) to share expertise with the city’s world-leading scientists at a special Congress. 1 July 2016 EJC News: July Focus The so called 'bad luck hypothesis' proposes that most cancers are caused by a random error in stem cell division – and therefore cannot be prevented by healthy lifestyles. The hypothesis has caused a furore in both scientifi... 27 June 2016 EVENTS: Download the new EACR24 Congress App We are proud to announce that the EACR24 event app is now live. Since it's launch in 2011, the ECCO App has been downloaded over 34 000 times. 23 June 2016 ECCO2017: The Best in Clinical Practice – REGISTER NOW ECCO2017 – European Cancer Congress aims to provide a rich and varied programme with a mix of world-leading speakers, academic and clinical experts, and a range of presentations and posters from submitted abstracts. 8 June 2016 EVENTS: ESSO 36 – Focus on Sessions The 36th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO 36) provides a programme encompassing a wide range of topics catered to meet the daily practice needs of surgical oncologists. 30 May 2016 NEWS: ECCO – European CanCer Organisation supports World No Tobacco Day - 31 May ECCO – European CanCer organisation declares its enthusiastic support of World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2016. 27 May 2016 NEWS: ECCO embraces European Week Against Cancer 25 – 31 May ECCO celebrates European Week Against Cancer (25-31 May 2016), a very important yearly campaign which is focused this year on cancer prevention, and the management of survivorship. 12 May 2016 MEMBER NEWS: Leading Surgical Oncology Societies Call for Global Curriculum to Address Variations, Inadequacies in Training Worldwide effort needed to address the rising cancer burden by streamlining the training of surgical oncologists. 11 May 2016 NEWS: Register now for ECCO2017 European Cancer Congress Registration for ECCO2017 Europeqn Cancer Congress: From Evidence to Practice in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care is now open. ECCO2017 is a unique, clinically oriented, multidisciplinary annual Congress with a strong education... 4 May 2016 EJC NEWS: May 2016: Making sense of moving targets Cancer genomics is providing a plethora of targets for anti-tumour therapies but resistance mutations are a major on-going problem adding levels of complexity that can be hard to unravel. 22 April 2016 NEWS: ECCO2017 European Cancer Congress: Download the Advance Programme The European Cancer Congress is the multidisciplinary evidence based meeting for all cancer types, addressing all oncology disciplines and related healthcare professions. ECCO2017 will change the paradigm of oncology. 8 April 2016 EJC NEWS FOCUS: Alternating electric fields - new evidence of efficacy Scepticism was the initial response when the use of alternating electric fields (tumour treating fields) was first put forward as therapy for glioblastoma. But, at the recent Oncology at the Limits meeting in London, Roger St... 18 March 2016 NEWS: ECCO Oncopolicy Committee Chair – Philip Poortmans ECCO is pleased to announce that the new Chair of its Oncopolicy Committee is Philip Poortmans. Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Poortmans has had a strong focus on promoting multidisciplinarity in cancer treatm... 16 March 2016 NEWS: Recognising the Value of Cancer Nursing in Europe The ECCO Board created a workstream to tackle the issues that need to be addressed to ensure an optimal oncology workforce for Europe’s cancer patients. 8 March 2016 NEWS: ECCO President Peter Naredi on ECCO in 2016 Pick up the new issue of Cancer World magazine for an illuminating piece from Professor Peter Naredi, ECCO President. 7 March 2016 EVENTS: EBCC-10 will feature exciting late-breaking research EBCC-10 will feature some exciting late-breaking research. What can you expect to hear about, and what selection criteria are used to ensure that the highest standards are maintained? Mary Rice spoke to conference chair Profe... 26 February 2016 EBCC10: Princess Margriet will open the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-10) Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will open the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-10) on Wednesday 9 March in Amsterdam. During the Opening Ceremony, Princess Margriet will give a short speech... 25 February 2016 NEWS: New ECCO CEO – Birgit Beger Brussels, 25 February 2016 – ECCO announces today that Birgit Beger steps in as its CEO on 1 March 2016.