Mission and Policy of the EORTC Website

The primary intent of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) website is to communicate mainly on clinical cancer research with oncologists in the field and health professionals, but it is recognized that the information presented might also be of interest to patients, charities, funding organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and the general public.

By consulting this website and the information contained therein, you automatically and without reservation accept the conditions and statements made on this page “Legal Notice”.

The information provided on the EORTC website is written exclusively by EORTC members.

This information is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Accordingly, the EORTC shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damage or loss resulting

from your access to, use of, or reliance on, this website or the information it contains.

The fact that names of some products or companies appear on this website does not imply their preferential recommendation when compared with some other products or companies whose names do not appear.


There is no commercial sponsorship for this site, and we do not post any commercial advertisement.


This website is financed entirely by the EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) and receives no external funding or sponsorship.

Third party websites

This website contains links to both the public and private sector over which the EORTC has no control.

The EORTC does not guarantee pertinence, topicality or accuracy of this external material and does not accept responsibility or liability for the operation or content of such websites. Associations, organizations and external sites mentioned on this website are chosen in an unbiased way aimed at giving our visitors the most up to date and accurate information available.

The EORTC cannot guarantee that these web sites observe a privacy policy pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 or the Law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data. We therefore advise users to check these themselves and consult the privacy clause that is compulsory on every website.

Processing visitors’ and users’ personal data

Use of the data that you provide us, or which is collected by use on our websites, is governed by our
Privacy Policy. By using our site(s) you consent to such processing.

Intellectual Property Rights

The content of this website, together with all names, trade marks, logos, images and other materials regarding EORTC, is the property of the EORTC.

Reproduction of extracts is only authorized for non commercial purposes, mentioning the source and faithfully reproducing the text. All other rights are reserved.

Applicable law

This website is governed by Belgian law. The Belgian courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising from this website.