Focused Topic Networks

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

Focused Topic Networks do not have a decision-making role in policy work.  Where policy needs are identified during Network discussions, our Member Societies are able to make proposals through our policy approval pathway here.  When policies have been agreed, our Focused Topic Networks support the campaign for the implementation of these policies.

  • ECO-ASCO Special Network: Impact of the War in Ukraine on Cancer

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  • Special Network: Impact of Covid-19 on Cancer

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Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To reduce the burden of cancer, improve outcomes and the quality of care for cancer patients, through multidisciplinarity and multiprofessionalism.

As the not-for-profit federation of member organisations working in cancer at a European level, we convene oncology professionals and patients to agree policy, advocate for positive change and be the united voice of the European cancer community.

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