European Society of Digestive Oncology
VIENNA – AUSTRIA
Brief Biography of Partner
The European Society of Digestive Oncology (ESDO) is a non-profit scientific and educational association that extends its activities throughout Europe, comprising individual members, national societies, and study groups of digestive oncology.
ESDO sees its purpose in improving and propagating medical treatment of gastrointestinal tract tumours, particularly in a multidisciplinary evidence-based approach. ESDO is to set important milestones in the enhancement and promotion of screening, early detection, primary prevention and management of pre-malignant or/and malignant diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. ESDO organises education and academic exchange in the field of digestive oncology and develops guidelines and recommendations for all aspects of digestive oncology for the benefit of patients.
Partner’s Role in ONCOSCREEN
In ONCOSCREEN, ESDO will support the end-users’ needs and requirements extraction, the implementation of the clinical trials and the development of the living guidelines. ESDO will also be actively engaged in citizen awareness campaigns and in the activities concerning the EU wide uptake of ONCOSCREEN solutions at the EU level through its network of connections. Finally, the association will play a key role in providing education and related training, including video tutorials.