European Cancer Organisation


About the European CanCer Organisation

The European CanCer Organisation's Mission is to reduce the burden of cancer, improve outcomes and the quality of care for cancer patients, through multidisciplinarity and multiprofessionalism.

As the not-for-profit federation of member organisations working in cancer at a European level, we convene oncology professionals and patients to agree policy, advocate for positive change and be the united voice of the European cancer community.


The not-for-profit international association ECCO – the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) INPA - formerly “Federation of European Cancer Societies” (FECS) INPA - has amended its Statutes so that they comply with the law of 2 May 2002 on not-for profit associations, international associations and foundations. The amended Statutes shall read as follows: ...

Governing structure

ECCO is confined to legally founded societies and organisations fully or substantially involved in day to day oncology in Europe. The General Assembly shall be the highest governing body of the Association and shall consist of a main representative and one alternate representative designated by each Member organisation.

Board of Directors

ECCO is governed by its Board of Directors elected from its Member Societies to serve a two-year term. The Board is highly committed to fulfilling the Organisation’s Mission and imparting the necessary expertise and guidance to position ECCO as the multi-specialty European forum.