Welcome to the IPSO website

IPSO is an international society of surgeons who specialise in the
surgical care of children with cancer.

Please explore our website to find out more about our organisation

Meeting announcements

Get the latest information about IPSO events on the conferences page of this website

The 2015 Annual SIOP/IPSO Congress will be held in Cape Town, South Africa: 7-9 October.The congress logo links directly to the congress website, but we recommend that you read more about the congress arrangements on the conferences page of this website first, since the congress website does not contain all of the information relevant to a surgical delegate. In particular please note that IPSO hold an additional educational symposium on the day before the main congress starts, on Wednesday 7 October. Click here to download the provisional programme or use the following link to get more details including how to register IPSO Education Day in Cape Town

Visit the Courses page of this website to learn about IPSO educational activities.

As usual the AGM will be held at the end of the first day of the IPSO Congress, and the Annual IPSO Dinner at the end of the second day. Keep an eye on this website for further information as it becomes available. It will soon be possible to register for the dinner using the same link (above) as you use to register for the Education Day.

Would you like to join IPSO?

We are continuing to attract new members from new countries, and IPSO is without doubt the leading global organisation addressing children's cancer surgery. IPSO now has an on-line application process: if you would like to become an IPSO member just follow this link. Members who have not paid their annual subscription can use the payment link to continue to take advantage of the membership benefits

Have you paid your subscription?

The IPSO secretariat are always trying to ensure that their database is up-to-date, and in particular that they have active e-mail addresses for all members. All members should have had e-mail requests for payment of dues for 2015, and so if you are a member but have not heard anything please get in touch as soon as possible.

IPSO Surgical Oncology Courses

The IPSO surgical oncology course has been held at a number international venues around the world, and is gaining a great reputation. In 2013 IPSO paediatric surgical oncology courses were held at the annual EUPSA meeting in Leipzig, and during the WOFAPS meeting in Berlin. In 2014 there was a course at the EUPSA meeting in Dublin. If you want further information, or if you are considering inviting the faculty to run a course in your country, contact information can be found on the courses link.

This website was last updated on 29 March 2015

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