European Cancer Organisation

NEWS: ECCO welcomes new members: EAPC, EHTG, ERS and ESHIMT

ECCO is delighted to welcome 4 new member societies: The European Association for Palliative Care; the European Hereditary Tumour Group; the European Respiratory Society; and the European Society for Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging.


European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC)

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is dedicated to the promotion and development of palliative care throughout Europe. Its mission is to influence, promote and advocate for the delivery of high quality palliative care across the life span by fostering and sharing palliative care education, research, policy and evidence-based practice.

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European Hereditary Tumour Group (EHTG) 

The European Hereditary Tumour Group (EHTG) aims to foster, promote and advance the knowledge of inherited cancer including prevention, detection and clinical management and so advance health, and to promote education and research devoted to the study of the origin and causes, relief, cure, treatment, prevention lessening and alleviation of inherited cancer or any disease of an allied or similar nature.

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European Respiratory Society (ERS) 
The mission of European Respiratory Society (ERS) is to promote lung health in order to alleviate suffering from disease and drive standards for respiratory medicine globally. ERS is involved in promoting scientific research and providing access to high-quality educational resources. It also plays a key role in advocacy – raising awareness of lung disease amongst the public and politicians.

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European Society for Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHIMT) 

The European Society for Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHIMT) is dedicated to promoting and coordinating the scientific, intellectual and professional activities of individuals working in the following areas: hybrid imaging incorporating two or more imaging modalities, imaging of tissue function, and imaging at cellular and molecular levels. The mission of the society is to develop clinically relevant imaging probes and technologies and translate them from bench to bedside to help improve patient care. 

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Access the list of ECCO Members here.

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