Academy of Geriatric Cancer Research (AgeCare) is an international Elite Research Center located at Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark. The aim of AgeCare is to optimize cancer therapy and supportive care of older cancer patients by doing translational research including basic-, epidemiologic- and clinical research. AgeCare comprise 70 multinational researchers from different cancer-related disciplines. During a 5 year period AgeCare will initiate 17 PhD studies and fund 10 post doc positions. AgeCare will strive to achieve scientific cooperation with other groups and societies interested in older cancer patients, such as the SIOG. If you want to know more, please visit the AgeCare website at www.agecare.org
The American Society of Clinical Oncology - 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.
European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer
EORTC is aimed at conducting, developing and coordinating laboratory and clinical research in Europe to improve the management of cancer and its related problems by increasing survival and the patients' quality of life.
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 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 Consortium
The Geriatric Oncology Consortium - GOC - is a clinical research and education organization that was formed in 2001 with encouragement from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute on Aging. The GOC addresses the special needs of elderly cancer patients through community-based research and education programs.
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.
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.
Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan
Istituto dei Tumori aims and activities are dedicated to the diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer.
A multidisciplinary, international organization devoted to the prevention, treatment and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes.
The Mesothelioma Center has the most current information on the dangers of asbestos exposure and aims to spread awareness of mesothelioma cancer.
The Mesothelioma Group is a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.
Mexico's Institute of Geriatrics (Instituto de Geriatría)
Mexico's Institute of Geriatrics, a decentralized agency ascribed to the Ministry of Health, is devoted to researching age-related diseases and their treatment, addressing the care of the elderly, and fostering education and training of human resources specialized in geriatrics and related topics.
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.
Senior Adult Oncology Program
The Program provides an innovative approach to the care of adults aged 70 and older, believing that older persons do benefit from cancer treatment.
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.
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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.
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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: www.sofog.org
Terrey Pharma-Consulting is an independent marketing consultancy business based in Switzerland. Owned and run by Jean-Pierre Terrey who has many years experience in oncology pharmaceutical product launches and marketing.