Focused Topic Networks

On behalf of its Member Societies and Patient Advocacy Groups, the European Cancer Organisation convenes interested stakeholders around nine important topics.

Led by co-chairs from our Member Societies, these Networks have been established to facilitate consensus and joint projects in our Strategy 2020-2023.  The programme of the European Cancer Summit is also based on these nine topics.

In the Spotlight

In this section of our homepage, we highlight the latest range of activities that our members, patient advocates and team are working on, to support our Mission and Vision.

Strengthening Europe in the Fight Against Cancer: Going Further, Faster

The European Cancer Organisation, representing 31 Member Societies and a Patient Advisory Committee comprised of 20 European patient groups, was commissioned by the European Parliament to produce a landmark study on the current state of play in Europe’s battle against cancer.

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Our Member Societies

Our 31 Member Societies are experts in their discipline or profession and elect our Board.  They contribute to our Focused Topic Networks and policy approval pathway.


Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life-changing. Plans, perspectives and so much else, immediately take on different dimensions. New encounters lie ahead, which can inevitably be accompanied by a mixture of emotions, including uncertainty, fear, and a sense of lost security.

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