ESMO at 40: thoughts on medical oncology
This article was originally published in Scrip
The European Society of Medical Oncology's congress at the end of September launched a year of quadragennial celebration. More than 18,000 people converged on Madrid for the event, something that was probably beyond the dreams of the organizers of the inaugural conference in Nice in 1975, when 100 people attended and the mission statement included working "on full recognition of medical oncology in Europe".
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