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  • ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) –  www.ESMO.org
  • Cancer World (ESO, Start, EONS, Europa Donna, Europa Uomo, European Society of Mastology) The European Oncology Portal
  • The International Union Against Cancer (UICC, Union internationale Contre le Cancer) is represented by international NGOs working in the field of oncology – http://www.uicc.org/
  • The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) 
  • The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) maintains information about clinical trials in the European countries: development, implementation, coordination, stimulation of laboratory and clinical research in Europe to improve the diagnosis and therapy of cancer by increasing survival and quality of life of patients – http://www.eortc.org/ 
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization. Its mission is to coordinate and conduct research in the field of oncology, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop specific strategies for cancer control – http://www.iarc.fr/
  • European Code against Cancer (European Code against Cancer) – is a European Union initiative to promote a few simple principles (a code) of behavior among the population. Complying with them will reduce the risk of cancer and improve the quality of life in general. The program emphasizes that each person makes choices about how to live healthy and what quality of life to achieve – http://cancercode.org/ 
  •  World Health Organization – the purpose of the (WHO) is to promote and assist through its activities to achieve the highest possible standard of our health – http://www.who.int/en/
  • NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in OncologyTM  

NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology TM are recognized standards for health policy in oncology. They are updated at least annually according to the findings of a multidisciplinary committee of experts. The size of this database covers more than 97% of tumors and represents a significant improvement over all existing standards so far. NCCN standards are the most widely accepted and used in oncology. Тhey contain diagnostic information; risk assessment and its reduction; palliative therapy, pain and fatigue treatment in cancer patients. The sections of the website are: NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium TM, Interactive Learning, Treatment Guidelines for Patients,
NCCN Clinical Trials – http: //www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp

The American Cancer Society is a voluntary national health organization whose primary goal is to “eliminate” cancer as a major health problem through prevention; to reduce suffering from cancer by stimulating research in oncology, education, support and assistance. The website of the organization contains practical information for patients and professionals. One of the main pages of the website is a summary of the cancer statistics in the United States. The access to their official magazine is completely free: CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians – http://www.cancer.org/

National Cancer Institute – The National Cancer Institute of the United States is a part of the National Institutes of Health in the National Health System in the United States. The NCI has a key role in the coordination of prevention, screening and prophylaxis of cancer in the United States. The institute promotes research, ensures scholarship, maintains standards, and provides information for professionals and patients. One Detailed information could be found on the website about cancer localizations, clinical trials, cancer statistics, and much more scientific information in oncology – http://www.cancer.gov/

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Standards is an independent organization responsible for the promotion of health and prophylaxis. NICE recommendations are developed and published by experts of the National Health System in the UK. Various specialists in the field of medicine, as well as patients themselves, are involved in the creation and testing of the recommendations  – http://www.nice.org.uk/

  • National Cancer Institute – France (The French National Cancer Institute) 

The National Cancer Institute of France is the largest organization, which introduces and controls French national health policy and strategy to fight cancer. The diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients, the research, the conferences and international cooperation of France in the fight against cancer is being carried out under its guidance – http://www.e-cancer.fr/

  • ESO (European School of Oncology) is focused on the clinical aspects of oncology; the ultimate goal of the school is a complete healing of the patient by increasing the knowledge and experience of the oncology physician. A program called Europa Donna, the first pan-European coalition against this disease, was created, following the long-standing efforts of ESO’s in the fight against breast cancer. ESO is the European school, because of the vision of its founders about the need for combined efforts between schools in Europe. The official magazine of ESO’s is the European Journal of Cancer – http://www.cancerworld.org/
  • European Institute of Oncology, Milan 

The European Institute of Oncology is a cancer research center, which offers not only the latest in treatment and diagnosis of cancer, but also conducts scientific studies and research, training and specialization – http: //www.ieo.it/