About this service

The European School of Oncology in co-operation with Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology and Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology is holding a series of distance learning programmes on the Internet, called 'e-sessions'.
e-ESO sessions are categorized both by topic and by type:


e-sessions are weekly sessions organised without commercial sponsorship and are CME and ESMO-MORA accredited.

e-ESO sessions are categorized both by topic and by type:
- e-ESO Highlights sessions (key points from the main international events)
- e-ESO Pathways sessions (series of sessions on a topic)
- e-ESO Debate sessions (discussions on different opinions)
- e-ESO grandround sessions (sessions on hot-topics)
- e-ESO Oncoreview sessions (balance and comprehensive overview on a specific topic)
- e-ESO Clinical Case sessions (discussion of a clinical case)
- e-ESO Sponsored sessions (sessions held in collaboration with our SPCC sponsors - without CME accreditation)

e-ESO Team of Discussants

We are grateful to our team of Discussants for their valuable contribution to the e-ESO programme:

Department Coordinator: Marco Siano, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Dominik Berthold, University Hospital Ct. Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
Fatima Cardoso, Champalimaud Cancer Center, Lisbon, Portugal
Iskra Daskalova, European Medical Centre, Moscow, Russia
Angelo Delmonte, Romagna Scientific Institute for the Study and Cure of Cancer, Mendola, Italy
Patricia Fox, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Margaret Hutka, St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Laura Locati, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
Astrid Pavlovsky, Clinical Research Center - Fundaleu, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fedro Peccatori, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
Andrea, Sartore-Bianchi, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
Piergiorgio Solli, Forlì Hospital, Forlì, Italy
Ines Vaz Luis, Gustave Roussy Institute, Villejuif, France
Wojciech Wysocki, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute Of Oncology, Kracow, Poland


Participants are invited to attend the sessions live:
- live e-sessions: every Thursday of every month at the same time (18.15-19.00 CET)
- recorded session: available 24 hours after the live session.
In both modes, attendants participate in remote, without webcam and without appearing in the system.


Questions can be sent to our experts BEFORE, DURING and AFTER the live sessions. Questions received before and during the session, will be answered during the session directly! Questions received after the sessions will be answered by email.


Registration to this site is free of charge but required in order to allow us to provide a high-quality personalised service. Your registration will allow us to:

- Provide your CME accreditation and certificates
- Provide a summary of the sessions you have attended and your personal CME track record
- Inform you automatically on the next live sessions
- Consider the areas of interest in establishing the future programme
- Provide direct access to any future live or past registered session

How to register

- If this is your first visit, please enter your details by clicking on Register tab link in the Login Section
- If you have registered to this site already, please enter your e-mail address and personal password in the Login section.
- If you have forgotten your personal password, you can retrieve it both here and in the login tab.
Your registration will be confirmed automatically by e-mail to the given e-mail address. The confirmation will remind the e-mail address and chosen password and should be saved in your files for future reference.

Minimum System Requirements to access the sessions

Click here to check the minimum system requirements.


e-ESO Managing Co-ordinator: Francesca Marangoni

European School of Oncology, Via Turati, 29, IT-20121 Milano, Italy Ph +39 02 85464525, Fax +39 02 85464545, fmarangoni@eso.net

Information for the handling of personal data

Under the Legislative Decree 196/2003 which refers to personal data protection, please be informed herewith that: Personal data which you have supplied to us will be used electronically and otherwise, for internal and external use, for information purposes exclusively or when drawing up documents to register/participate in training courses run by our School and when sending out publicity material on current and future activities of the School. Data will be processed both confidentially and securely in compliance with the legislative norm. Should consent not be provided, we may not be able to carry out your requests. The School will not publicise your personal data but will use it solely for the activities of the European School of Oncology and your specific requests both in Italy and abroad. Your rights in relation to the personal data we use, are outlined in Article 7 DLGS 196/2003. The data controller is the European School of Oncology Via Turati, 29, Milan, Italy. You can contact the person in charge of personal data processing at the following address: Milan (Italy), Via Turati, 29, should you wish to assert your rights.

Website policy

These terms apply to the e-ESO website and its users. ESO may decide at any time to amend these terms and post the modified document on the website. ESO will not be liable for any modification, suspension or termination of the service, or loss of related information. Users assume all risk for any damage to their computer system or loss of data that results from obtaining any content from the website, including any damages resulting from computer viruses. The content is provided on a 'as is', 'as available' and 'with all faults' basis.


The content of the website is intended as an informational and educational tool. It is mainly designed for oncology professionals and other physicians interested in oncology. With the aim of disseminating information, the website will propose contents provided by third-parties. However, ESO has no responsibility to whether this content, or the content of linked websites, is accurate or complete. Even though the website includes scientific and medical information, it is not designed to provide medical advice and no responsibility can be taken to whether the medical information is complete, exhaustive or accurate. Patients and the general public visiting the website should always seek professional medical advice.

Clinical Cases Disclaimer

The intent of the clinical cases discussions is exclusively educational and neither ESO nor the involved Experts and Discussants can take responsibility for individual treatment/management decisions nor that considerations were complete, exhaustive or accurate. The drugs and the medical interventions mentioned in the discussions are not the only therapeutic options, but simply reflect the personal choices of the presenter. ESO's intent is not to provide paradigms but to debate real issues in order to improve the level of its educational offer. The clinical case presentations are not meant to provide medical advice and patients and the general public visiting the website should always seek professional medical advice.


The website contains presentations aimed at providing new knowledge and competences. These materials remain property of the authors or ESO respectively. Each author continues to retain the rights to reproduce the specific images and text which he/she provided. Users are granted permission to view, but not download, the presentations; for any other use, they must seek permission from ESO (Via Turati, 29 - Milan, Italy). Presentations from any single author or multiple authors may not be reproduced without the written consent of that author. In turn, authors are required to ascertain and respect the copyright property of the information they provide in their presentations and to include the source of such information. ESO is not responsible for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of a products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material published in these presentations. Because of the rapid advances in medical sciences, we recommend that independent verification of diagnoses and drugs dosages should be made. Every effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the material as submitted. However, no responsibility is accepted for omissions. ESO does not endorse any opinions expressed in the presentations.