Cancer Core Europe Summer School 2023: a rotund success in advancing oncology education

Cancer Core Europe is thrilled to announce the accomplishment of CCE Summer School in Translational Cancer Research 2023, an important event that brought together, for the seventh time, top researchers, clinicians, PhD students, Postdocs and experts in the field of cancer.

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The Summer School 2023, which took place from October 8 to October 14, in Porto Bay Falésia, in the Algarve, Portugal, was a resounding success, reinforcing our commitment to advancing cancer research and education.

The Cancer Core Europe Summer School 2023 was a gathering of the brightest minds in the field of oncology, attracting young students from around the world. Over the course of seven days, attendees had the opportunity to interact with well-known specialists in translational cancer research, learn in-depth details about cutting-edge cancer research, and work together on creative ideas to overcome the challenges of cancer.

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Key highlights of the event:

  1. Worldwide Student Participation: This edition gathered 70 students from around the world, representing over 30 nationalities.
  1. Faculty of the Highest-Quality: Renowned experts from Cancer Core Europe member centres and partner institutions gave insightful lectures, workshops, and interactive sessions on a variety of oncology topics, such as patient perspectives, translational research, AI and imaging, and immunology and immunotherapy.
  1. Networking Opportunities: The event facilitated networking between participants, enabling the exchange of ideas, experiences, and potential collaborations.
  1. Cutting-Edge Research: Attendees were exposed to the latest advancements in cancer research, including breakthroughs in early detection, precision medicine, and innovative therapies.

At Cancer Core Europe, we would like to extend our gratitude to all participants, speakers, chairs and supporters who were able to attend and take part in this year’s event. Additionally, congratulate the Summer School scientific committee and organising team for the fantastic job done.

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Thank you all for a successful event and we look forward to Summer School 2024!


Cancer Core Europe Summer School 2023 was supported by The German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), Cancer Prevention Europe (CPE), Molecular Oncology, Algarve Biomedical Center, EMBO and Novartis.

About the Summer School in Translational Cancer Research has been initiated in 2011 by the EurocanPlatform project funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union ( and performed four times hosted by the EurocanPlatform. Since 2016, it has been hosted annually by Cancer Core Europe.

About Cancer Core Europe: Cancer Core Europe (CCE) is an alliance of seven leading European cancer centers and research institutions. To learn more about Cancer Core Europe and the Summer School, please visit