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
|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 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.
European School of Oncology
|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 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.
|Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan |
Istituto dei Tumori aims and activities are dedicated to the diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer.
Mexico's Institute of Geriatrics (Instituto de Geriatría)
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Oncology Nursing Society
Senior Adult Oncology Program
Senioren-Krebshilfe (Senior Cancer Aid)
Society for Applied Research in Aging
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: www.sofog.org
International Union Against Cancer