ESMO/ECCO to host combined meetings

May 1, 2008

LUGANO, Switzerland-The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) (Brussels) have united forces to host a co-branded biennial multidisciplinary partnership meeting to provide “the best and most updated scientific data for everyone working in cancer,” the two organizations announced in a press release.

LUGANO, Switzerland-The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) (Brussels) have united forces to host a co-branded biennial multidisciplinary partnership meeting to provide “the best and most updated scientific data for everyone working in cancer,” the two organizations announced in a press release.

The ECCO Congress, which takes place every 2 years, will become a joint ECCO-ESMO Congress. The first congress will be September 20-24, 2009, in Berlin, with subsequent joint congresses being held biennially in the uneven-numbered years. In the intervening even-numbered years, ESMO will continue to hold its own ESMO Congress. In 2008, the 33rd ESMO Congress will take place as planned, September 12-16 in Stockholm.