It has long been the desire of ESMO's Executive Committee to launch an ESMO Foundation, and the day has finally come," ESMO Past President Prof. Heinz Ludwig says with pride.
"ESMO's number one priority is to constantly improve the care and treatment of cancer patients," Ludwig
new role as Chairman of the ESMO Foundation
, Heinz Ludwig
gratitude to Merck KGaA
and said that "especially in times when tight budgets are common, such generous support is crucial for non profit societies like ESMO to be able to meet their responsibilities."
Full details of the ESMO Foundation's activities will be revealed during the 29th ESMO Congress in Vienna.