Official European Society of Oncology Pharmacy Blog

23. NZW – Specialist Conference of Oncology Pharmacy in Hamburg – 23. – 25. January 2015

Since 1993, the NZW takes place in Hamburg..The NZW is aimed at pharmacists, PTA`s, doctors, pharmaceutical companies and other pharmaceutical professions. DGOP and ESOP president Klaus Meier and Managing director … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Role of the pharmacist in cancer care:  Focus on off-label use of chemotherapies

Reminder! Off-label use in cancer care is an issue for oncology pharmacists given ongoing evolution of therapeutic innovation and cost constraints in this area. We carry out a survey among … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


On behalf of the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy (ESOP) and the Turkish Oncology Pharmacy Association (TOPA) Organising Committees, we warmly welcome you to the 8th Masterclass in Oncology Pharmacy Basic&Advanced, … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Reasons to attend ECOP 2014

This year’s conference is going to be one of our best, and I wanted to share my top 5 reasons for why you should join in Krakow, Poland June 26-28 … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

ECOP2 registration open

              The largest Oncology Pharmacy meeting in Europe will convene in Krakow, Poland 26. – 28. June 2014.   The 2nd European Conference of … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

ANY IDEAS? – A patient…

… in her early thirties presents with traumatic syncope: The patient’s ECG shows prolonged QTc (620 ms) and blood tests revealed severe potassium loss (2.5 mmol/L). No family history of … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

CARBOPLATIN DOSING: What is your experience? (join poll)

At the annual meeting of HOPA (Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association) a panel discussion showed clearly that pharmacists miss a uniform standard for carboplatin dosing. Carboplatin dosing is calculated using estimates of … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Empowerment enables patients to play a more active role in their therapy!

Empowerment enables patients to play a more active role in their therapy! Emphasizing interactivity in patient education and ensuring that patients understand and verbalize the information they are given is … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The power of words in cancer care

“You have cancer” – “You failed this regimen” – “You are terminal stage now”  24% of cancer patients reported one or more problems in the area of communication.* The patient … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drug Errors May Harm Kids with Cancer in the Outpatient Setting

Medication Use in paediatrics is particularly prone to error. Over 5 years a study group reviewed medical records and checked prescription doses (predominantly leukemia): The rate of any kind of … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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