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American Society of Clinical Oncology
ASCO - dedicated to achieving its charitable mission outlines by the organization's founders in 1964. ASCO strongly supports all types of cancer research, but in particular, patient-oriented clinical research.

Armenian Hematology Association
The “Armenian Hematology Association” was founded on 31.07.2012. It is a nonprofit organization whose activity is aimed at the development of Hematology, Transfusion, Coagulology, Diagnosis, Laboratory Surveys, Transplantation and Blood Service in Armenia through scientific researches and clinical trials, publications and conferences.
The Association of Breast Surgery is a UK based membership association with over 1,300 members.  It represents those treating patients with benign and malignant breast disease.  It holds two events annually; the ABS Conference & AGM and also its MDT meeting.
European CanCer Organisation
The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) represents the interests of over 60 000 oncology professionals. Through its 24 Member Societies, ECCO is the only multidisciplinary organisation that connects and responds to all stakeholders in oncology Europe-wide. As a not-for-profit federation, ECCO exists to uphold the right of all European cancer patients to the best possible treatment and care, promoting interaction between all organisations involved in cancer at European level. It does this by creating awareness of patients’ needs and wishes, encouraging progressive thinking in cancer policy, training and education and promoting European cancer research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care through the organisation of international multidisciplinary meetings. ECCO also proactively engages with policymakers to bridge the gap between science and policy, and maximise the potential for achieving real change through consensus.
European Society of Medical Oncology
ESMO aims to establish medical oncology as a recognised specialty in Europe, promoting its science and practice, in order to maintain high standards of overall care for cancer patients.
European Society of Surgical Oncology
The European Society of Surgical Oncology’s mission is to support its members in advancing the science and practice of surgical oncology for the benefit of cancer patients through a range of activities including education, research and leadership in multidisciplinary care.

European Union Geriatric Medicine Society
The EUGMS aims to develop geriatric medicine in Europe, to support availability of geriatric services to all European citizens and to promote education, continuing professional development and high quality evidence-based geriatric medicine.
FRancilian Oncogeriatric Group
FROG is a regional group of training and research in geriatric oncology based in the Paris region (France). 
Geriatric Oncology Netherlands
GeriOnNe is a foundation addressing specific problems of elderly cancer patients. Over 40% of all cancer patients are older than 70. In order to improve the care of this constantly growing population, GeriOnNe has set up working groups - "Research", "Education", and "Care" - which include medical and paramedical professionals.
Gruppo Italiano di Oncologia Geriatrica (GIOGer)
GIOGer is a non-profit association with the goal of optimizing clinical collaboration between geriatricians and oncologists and of promoting research, creating a scientific structure with the purpose of exploring further the oncological topics concerning the older patient.
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
The mission of IAGG is to provide the highest levels of achievement in gerontological research and training worldwide, and to interact with other international, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations in the promotion of gerontological interests globally and on behalf of its member associations.
International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP)
The mission of ISOPP is to promote and enhance oncology pharmacy practice worldwide in order to improve cancer patient care. ISOPP members share a common interest: providing optimal drug therapy to cancer patients. They are pharmacists practicing in a variety of settings, who provide clinical pharmacy and/or cytotoxic preparation services for cancer patients.

MDS Foundation
A multidisciplinary, international organization devoted to the prevention, treatment and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes.

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
MASCC aims to promote professional expertise of supportive care through research and international scientific exchange of ideas. It operates in collaboration with the International Society for Oral Oncology.

Oncology Nursing Society
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. It's also the largest professional oncology association in the world.

Senioren-Krebshilfe (Senior Cancer Aid)
Gemeinsam gegen Krebs im Alter - United in the fight against cancer in seniors
Senior Cancer Aid is an Austrian non-profit organization devoted to the special needs of elderly cancer patients. Its main goals are to improve clinical care, develop treatment algorithms and promote basic research in senior cancer patients.

Society for Applied Research in Aging
SARA is a professional community of clinicians that is committed to improving and extending the quality of human life by providing leading edge, ethical, evidence-based and cost-effective interventions in aging for their patients.

Symposium Mammographicum

A registered UK charity whose principal aims are to stimulate and support research and disseminate knowledge about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
Société francophone d'onco-gériatrie (SoFOG)
SoFOG aims to develop geriatric oncology in France and French speaking countries. Since 2005 SoFOG organizes an annual conference which is now recognized as the highlight of exchange and shared experiences between french speaking geriatricians and oncologists. See our website:
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
(English: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart or Catholic University of Milan), known as UCSC or UNICATT or simply Cattolica, is an Italian private research university founded in 1921. Cattolica, with its five affiliated campuses, is the largest private university in Europe and the largest Catholic University in the world. Its main campus is located in Milan, Italy, with satellite campuses in Brescia, Piacenza, Cremona and Rome. It hosts SIOG Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology every year on its campus in Treviso, Italy.
International Union Against Cancer
UICC is the only international non-governmental organization dedicated exclusively to the global control of cancer. Its vision is of a world where cancer is eliminated as a major life-threatening disease for future generations.