Iranian Society of Clinical Oncology (ISCO) is a professional organization of over 260 registered clinical oncologists dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology

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History of Iranian Society Of Clinical Oncology

Iranian Society of Clinical Oncology (ISCO) is a professional organization of over 200 registered clinical oncologists dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology. In late 60s, a number of clinical oncologists who had been trained in UK returned to the country and for the first time, started treating solid tumors by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. After some years of practice, those UK-trained oncologists along with other specialists in radiology and medical physics including Dr Afshari, Dr Shahrad, Dr Mortazavi, Dr Dehshiri, Dr Ghandi, Dr Amin, Dr Homayounfar and Dr Ghaffari started to train residents in the  and it was by their effort that ISCO was founded in 1977 in Tehran the capital city of Iran .field of clinical oncology. Later on, they decided to found an specialized society in the field ,

Main activities

workshop

  Congress

Quality assurance of radiotherapy

Annual Congress of Clinical Oncology

Several symposiums and meetings

Journal publications

Clinical practice guidelines

Medical and health insurance affairs

Our Goals

  • Increasing awareness of cancer among physicians and public, and contributing actively in medical and health education at all levels

  • Advancing the knowledge and practice of medicine in the field of oncology especially in the prevention, recognition and treatment of oncological diseases in Iran in order to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.

  • Fostering communication and support among oncology caregivers.

    Advocating for programs and policies to meet the needs of oncology patients and their families

  • Promoting research and disseminating research results

  • Promoting the study of medical, psychological, and social effects of cancer through research and continuing education.

  • Promoting liaison activities with other oncology groups and professional oncology organizations.

  • Promoting the highest professional standards and ethics in the practice of oncology.

  • Providing opportunities for educational and professional development

  • Organizing regular scientific discussions, seminars and congresses subjects related to the prevention, recognition and treatment in oncology

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