Society Information

The aims of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) are to conduct, develop, coordinate, and stimulate laboratory and clinical research in Europe to improve the management of cancer and related problems by increasing survival but also patients' quality of life.

The European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA) is a multidisciplinary society committed to increase contacts among specialists in Breast Cancer, improve and harmonise the quality of patient care in Europe, encourage the multidisciplinary approach and the establishment of Breast Units, foster a voluntary certification process. The main society activities are the publication of consensus statements on new controversial aspects in breast cancer care and the promotion of training and qualification of breast cancer specialists through training programmes for young MDs.