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

5th International Tuebingen Symposium of Pediatric Solid Tumors

New concepts in Pediatric Liver Tumors

14-15 March 2014

IPSO Annual Congress

Toronto, Canada

21-23 October 2014

Exciting News: IPSO Scholarship

A new IPSO Scholarship will be available to help a young surgeon attend the Toronto congress: more information on the conferences pages of this website

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 in 2014, and so if you are a member but have not heard anything please get in touch as soon as possible.

2014 IPSO/SIOP congress

In September 2013 IPSO joined SIOP, our sister organisation, for a very successful annual congress in Hong Kong, and now it is time for IPSO members to make arrangements so that they can attend the 2014 annual congress, which will be held in Toronto, Canada, in October. Further information can be found on the conferences page of this website, or on the congress pages of the SIOP website. These pages will be updated as further information becomes available.

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 will be course at the EUPSA meeting in Dublin on 18 June. 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.

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