START is a project launched by the It involves approximately 170 leading European oncologists. The objective is to maintain a concise database on state-of-the-art treatment of human malignant tumours. Therefore, START will contain as many chapters as there are human tumours. Other clinical topics, important for oncological practice, (e.g. pain therapy, nutritional support, practical pharmacology, cancer screening, etc.) will also be included.

European School of Oncology, 1995-1996
Questions, requests, comments and messages should be sent to:
START secretariat, ESO, via Venezian 18, I-20133 Milano, Italy;
tel. no.: +39 2 2665033; fax no.: +39 2 2664662; e-mail:

START joins the efforts to lead us towards a European Cancer Institute without walls!