Resources for Europe

Also on this page -specific links for further info:
The U.K.
The Netherlands
Treatment Guidelines for bladder cancer

For Europe
Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer
Resources by disease/type, country, treatments, medical specialities, on-line journals, discussion lists, news groups, cancer centers and institutions, national  and  international organizations, etc. Thousands of links for the US, Europe, Canada. Cancer index, by country

European Association of Urology
Pan-European network; The EAU provides direct access to a first-rate contemporary and consensus view on the most appropriate management strategeties, guidelines and clinical trials; Monthly journal for urologists

European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) aims to develop, conduct, coordinate, and stimulate laboratory and clinical research throughout Europe

Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI)
The OECI mission is to bring together the cancer research and care institutions of the EU with the view of building and maintaining a consensus on the best models of oncology, and realistic solutions to effectively combat cancer in the EU.

The Federation of European Cancer Societies
The FECS is the unique umbrella organisation gathering all the disciplines involved in research and treatment of cancer; an international non-profit association that co-ordinates collaboration between European societies active in different fields of cancer research, prevention and treatment with the ultimate goal of providing the best possible treatment and care for all European cancer patients. 

Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL)
The ECL is designed to serve as a source of information on cancer initiatives set up at the European level, on EU decisions and legislations related to cancer, on the status of various European on-going projects that all seek to fight cancer. "We aim to be a platform of exchange of best practices, where our members learn from each others’ experiences."

European School of Oncology (ESO)
ESO is the oldest and most structured organisation exclusively dedicated to increasing the knowledge of health professionals in all fields of cancer medicine under the auspices of an international scientific committee and advisory board. Free educational resources; grants; patient advocacy

European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)
Advancing cancer research – from basic research to prevention, treatment and care

European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)

European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
ESSO endeavours to ensure that the highest possible standard of surgical treatment is available to cancer patients throughout Europe. It aims to foster multi-disciplinary collaboration in the clinical management of cancer patients. ESSO is increasingly involved in the training of surgeons concerned by cancer care throughout Europe and in promoting the development of guidelines of good practice in cancer surgery.

European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)
Goal: To foster radiation oncology; Improve the standards of cancer treatment; Promote international exchange of scientific information on radiotherapy & oncology; Set standards for education and practice; Establish relationships and cooperation with international, regional and national societies and bodies in the field of radiation oncology.

Entrez-Pub Med
Pub Med is a search and retrieval system that integrates information from databases at NCBI, including Medline, or the National Library of Medicine. The ‘related articles’ option can get you deep into cyberspace. Typing the PMID or UI number of a published article in the search box will pull up the abstract.

The European Ass. of Urology: Guidelines for treatment of bladder cancer

The European School of Urology : Management of Superficial Bladder Cancer Online course

The UK
CancerBacup: The UK’s site for bladder cancer information

UK -NHS/National Health Service Find doctors, hospitals and health info

The Urostomy Association
Central Office 18 Foxglove Avenue Uttoxeter Staffordshire ST14 8UN Tel: 01889 563191 Fax: 0870 770 7932 Macmillan Cancer Support, UK charity for survivors

Links for the UK: Links for UK sources for information

Netherlands (Dutch sites)
General info about bladder cancer
Patient’s network and info for the Netherlands