European organisations

+  Action on Bladder Cancer (ABC)

Action on Bladder Cancer is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with bladder cancer, through awareness raising, education and research.

+ is a website dedicated to the provision of high quality resources which aim to enhance the understanding and the skills of health professionals and others concerned with the care of cancer patients.


To generate the best care for colorectal cancer in the whole Europe and to meet political and public demands for transparency, a deep and broad insight in treatment outcomes is needed union wide. A European audit registration, funded in EURECCA (European Registration of Cancer Care), will provide transparency, benchmarking, and feedback across nation’s borders.(1) This can rapidly lead to treatment improvements and a decreased variation in the quality of care around the continent.


EUROPA DONNA, the European Breast Cancer Coalition, is an independent non-profit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from countries throughout Europe. The Coalition works to raise awareness of breast cancer and to mobilise the support of European women in pressing for improved breast cancer education, appropriate screening, optimal treatment and increased funding for research.

+  Europa Uomo

Europa Uomo is a European coalition of patients supporting groups for prostate diseases in general and prostate cancer in particular.

+  Europacolon

EuropaColon aims to unite patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, politicians, the media and the public in the fight against the disease. The organisation is currently represented in 21 countries in Europe and has been acknowledged as the voice of colorectal cancer patients in Europe.

+  European Action Against Rare Cancers (EAARC)

Around 4 million people in the European Union are affected by rare cancers. Despite the rarity of each of the 194 rare cancers, they represent in total about 20% of all cancer cases, including all cancers in children. The European Action Against Rare Cancers (EAARC), a multi-stakeholder initiative, is dedicated to putting rare cancers firmly on the European policy agenda and to implementing 39 political and stakeholder recommendations.

+  European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC)

The EAPC brings together many voices to forge a vision of excellence in palliative care that meets the needs of patients and their families. It strives to develop and promote palliative care in Europe through information, education and research using multi-professional collaboration, while engaging with stakeholders at all levels.

+  European Haematology Association (EHA)

The EHA works to support European haematologists in carrying out excellent clinical work. It organises a European congress every two years.

+  European School of Oncology (ESO)

Established in 1982, a non-profit organisation exclusively dedicated to increasing the knowledge of health professionals in cancer care.

+  European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

ESTRO, the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, supports the role of radiation oncology in the multimodality treatment of cancer through the advancement of education, research and networking across all areas of oncology.

+  Impact of Neutropenia in Chemotherapy European study group (INC-EU)

The mission of the INC-EU is to raise awareness and prevent the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN) by assessing the incidence, consequences and patient risk factors and by identifying and developing accurate prediction models for CIN, such that high-risk patients can effectively be targeted for preventative measures.

+  Mesothelioma Advice

UK-based personal injury law service specialising in claims for industrial disease, particularly asbestos-related illnesses. Offering legal representation, support and practical information to people with mesothelioma.

+  Mesothelioma UK

Mesothelioma UK is a national resource centre dedicated to providing free specialist information and support for people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

+  Myeloma UK

Myeloma UK informs and supports people affected by myeloma and helps improve treatment and standards of care through research, education, campaigning and awareness.

+  The European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC)

The European Cancer Patient Coalition is the voice of the European cancer patient community, uniquely representing the interests of all cancer patient groups from the major to the rarer cancers. It has been established to represent the views of cancer patients in the European healthcare debate and to provide a forum for European cancer patients to exchange information and share best practice experiences.


World organisations

+  European-Asian Society for Breast Disease

One of the most worrying recent developments in epidemiological oncology is the steady increase in breast cancer incidence in most Eastern countries. We believe that the experience accumulated in Western countries - where breast cancer has been common for over a century and where mortality is now declining - could be useful in other parts of the world.

+  International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations (ICCCPO)

ICCCPO's mission is to share information and experiences in order to improve access to the best possible treatment & care for children with cancer everywhere in the world. It does this through an international network of parent support groups and survivor networks with the common goal of providing a voice for the needs of children with cancer and their families.

+  International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS)

The mission of IPOS is to be the international multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to fostering the science of psychosocial and behavioral oncology and improving the care of cancer patients and their families throughout the world.

+  International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) was founded in 1984 and has over sixty member groups in twenty-five countries.

+  International Union against Cancer (UICC)

The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is the leading international non-governmental organization dedicated exclusively to the global control of cancer.

+  Mesocare (Mesothelioma Patient Assistance)

US-based non-profit organisation designed to help mesothelioma patients secure financial assistance. Also provides advice about treatment options.

+  Mesothelioma Justice Network

This link provides educational resources, support, and information to anyone that may have questions about asbestos.

+  MesotheliomaGuide

This guide is produced to help raise awareness about Mesothelioma.

+  Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)

The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is a professional organization focused on the area of supportive care. Supportive Care in cancer is the prevention and management of the adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. This includes management of physical and psychological symptoms and side effects across the continuum of the cancer experience from diagnosis through anticancer treatment to post-treatment care. Enhancing rehabilitation, secondary cancer prevention, survivorship and end of life care are all integral to Supportive Care.

+  Oncology Nursing in Practice

Oncology Nursing in Practice (ONiP) is a new, independent & free-to-access eLearning platform. We aim to support nurses through impactful, needs-driven education that is created with a specialist nurse faculty

+  WACC - Women against Cervical Cancer

WACC will act as the ‘umbrella’ of national and international member organizations that are united in their commitment to eradicate cervical cancer. They range from patient support and advocacy groups to professional and non-governmental associations in the fields of cancer, gynaecology, women's health and public health promotion and education.

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