Review: ECCO

Cancer Websites, Organizations — By on May 5, 2009 at 4:28 pm

eccoFollowing the philosophy that every cancer patient deserves the best, ECCO, the European Cancer Organization has been especially structured to better respond to the needs of its member organisations and serve the interests of all stakeholders in oncology Europe-wide.

As a ‘living’, ‘breathing’ information and exchange portal, ECCO’s website naturally continues to develop and expand. To avoid missing out on any new developments, educational resources and tools, we encourage you to visit our site regularly.Following the philosophy that every cancer patient deserves the best, ECCO – the European CanCer Organisation has been especially structured to better respond to the needs of its member organisations and serve the interests of all stakeholders in oncology Europe-wide.

As a ‘living’, ‘breathing’ information and exchange portal, ECCO’s website naturally continues to develop and expand. To avoid missing out on any new developments, educational resources and tools, we encourage you to visit our site regularly.The mission of the ECCO, The European Cancer Organization is to uphold the right of all European cancer patients to the best possible treatment and care and promote interaction between all organizations involved in cancer research, education, treatment and care at the European level.

ECCO does this by: Creating awareness of patients needs and wishes, encouraging progressive thinking in cancer policy, training and education and promoting European cancer research through the organisation of international multidisciplinary meetings.

ECCO is the trusted and dedicated facilitator, connecting the European cancer community by leveraging knowledge, promoting education and building awareness.

Understanding and catering to the needs of their young physicians, practitioners and scientists – those who will ultimately be shaping the future of ECCO, its programmes and activities – is critical for next generation cancer treatment, care and practice.

ECCO is consequently pleased to announce the launch of the Young Professionals zone on their website. While currently building strategy and constructing content, you are invited to bookmark this page for future developments. ECCO would also like to welcome the Flims Alumni Club (FAC) – a natural, first step towards developing this web section.

The staff at ECCO is highly committed to upholding, respecting, and reflecting their common core values in everything they do.

Their values are:
Care
ECCO is dedicated to bringing people together who share a common passion in making a difference in the fight against cancer.
Communicate
ECCO provides opportunities for discussion, debate and exchange of information to advance knowledge of cancer via a variety of easily accessible channels.
Innovate
ECCO is at the forefront of education, research and cancer treatment by embracing a multidisciplinary approach, defining best practices and developing creative tools to effectively serve the European cancer community.
Service
ECCO strives to support and promote its member societies, and responds to the needs of the European cancer community through resources, coaching and education.
Trust
ECCO is a reliable partner, acting in the interests of the European cancer community by encouraging authentic dialogue and respecting each other’s values.

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