An umbrella organisation for surgical specialities treating people with malignant diseases.
BASO ~ The Association for Cancer Surgery is the Association that speaks as an umbrella organisation for surgical specialties treating people with malignant diseases. BASO ~ ACS was founded in 1971 by Ronald Raven, Surgical Oncologist, as a forum for surgical research and training for the benefit of patients with cancer. The Association represents surgeons and their centres across the United Kingdom & Ireland and has influence beyond.
The Charity's objectives are:
To advance the science, practice, and art of surgical oncology for the benefit of patients with cancer; and to promote research, training, and education in surgical oncology for the benefit of the public, patients and the medical community, and to disseminate the useful results of that research appropriately.