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EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF ONCOLOGY

The study of the antiquity of cancer

Καρκίνωμά ἐστιν ὄγκος κακοήθης καὶ περίσκληρος, ἀνέλκωτος ἤ ἡλκωμένος, εἴρηται δὲ ἀπό τοῦ ζώου καρκίνου

 

Carcinoma is a tumour malignant and indurated, ulcerated or non-ulcerated; it is named after the animal cancer.

Galen 2nd c. CE

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About Us

The study of the antiquity of cancer

The European Society for the History of Oncology (EEIO-ESHO) was founded in 2014 by a group of oncologists and medical historians with academic links in Britain, Cyprus, Greece and Switzerland.  Our objectives are the study of, and research into, the evolution of the science of Oncology.  

 

THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM  
ON PALAEO-ONCOLOGY
TOOK  PLACE  ON

1st November 2019

AT THE ACADEMY OF ATHENS

ATHENS - GREECE

THE ACADEMY OF ATHENS - GREECE

ΗΝ ΓΑΡ ΠΑΡΗι ΦΙΛΑΝΘΡΩΠΙΗ

ΠΑΡΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΟΤΕΧΝΙΗ

Emeritus Professor Georgios Daikos honoured with the Society's Medal surrounded by members of the Faculty of the 2nd International Colloquium on Palaeo-Oncology

ΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΓΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ - 2014