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ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Series

Produced under the direction of ESMO, Essentials for Clinicians is a simplified yet comprehensive overview on oncological malignancies, their biology, diagnosis, staging, treatment and follow-up, which are necessary for patient treatment.

Essentials for Clinicians is intended primarily to be read by young oncologists (residents at the beginning of their career) but also other professionals dealing with cancer (as haematologists, radiotherapists, surgeons, and other organ specialists). Other interested readers will include more advanced doctors or students, who may have never dealt with this topic and who wish to understand the core concepts of management of a particular tumour type.

Reading the complete series which includes all most common tumours, should allow applicants to pass a board certification speciality examination and, to correctly answer the majority of questions of the ESMO oncology examination.



Lymphomas: Essentials for Clinicians (3rd edition) provides an up-to-date overview of the current treatment options and what future developments are on the horizon in the fast-developing field of lymphomas. 


Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers

Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers: Essentials for Clinicians has been designed to provide an up-to-date and multidisciplinary overview of the epidemiology, pathology evidence-based treatment options for patients with all stages of disease.

2016 ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Gastrointestinal Tract Tumours block

Gastrointestinal Tract Tumours

Gastrointestinal Tract Tumours: Essentials for Clinicians 2nd edition informs the readers on the very latest discoveries within the gastrointestinal oncology field and up-to-date practice concepts, spanning a wide range of gastrointestinal malignancies.


Sarcoma & GIST plus CUP

Sarcoma & GIST plus Cancer of Unknown Primary Site is intended primarily to be read by young oncologists and oncologists not working in sarcoma reference centres. Download your copy today and learn more about these rare tumour types.

Essential on Genitourinary Tract Tumours

Genitourinary Tract Tumours

Genitourinary Tract Tumours: Essentials for Clinicians 2nd edition. Published in 2020, the book informs on the latest research and up-to-date practice concepts in prostate, urothelial, testicular and kidney cancers, alongside less frequent malignancies such as penile and adrenal tumours.

Essentials - Thoracic Tumours

Thoracic Tumours

Updated in 2019, the 2nd edition of Thoracic Tumours: Essentials for Clinicians includes new chapters on Immuno-oncology and Targeted therapy for Oncogene-addicted Tumours. Download your copy today!

ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Leukaemia and Myeloma block

Leukaemia and Myeloma

Leukaemia and Myeloma: Essentials for Clinicians presents basic knowledge as well as deeper insight into novel therapeutic developments, in the context of tremendous progress, not only in understanding the biology but also in the clinical management of haematological malignancies.

2017 ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Breast Cancer Cover Block

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer: Essentials for Clinicians was developed for young oncologists and busy oncologists who would like to learn the basics of breast cancer management today.

2017 ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Neuro-Oncology block


Neuro-Oncology: Essentials for Clinicians is an easy-to-use and accessible source of knowledge, giving balanced and up-to-date information for students and physicians interested in cancers of the CNS.

2017 ESMO Essentials for Clinicians Head & Neck Cancers block

Head & Neck Cancers

Head & Neck Cancers, the sixth title in our Essentials for Clinicians series, provides the most clinically relevant and updated information for optimal prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this heterogeneous group of tumours.

2017 ESMO Essentials For Clinicians Gynecological Tumours block

Gynaecological Tumours

This volume of the Essentials for Clinicians series provides clinicians with an easily accessible and up-to-date overview of the latest developments and studies, including new consensus guidelines, within gynaecological oncology.


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