Certificate of compliance

EORTC European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer

is in compliance with the HONcode

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8 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Apr 2018

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

16 Mar 2009

Certificate validity:

valid until Apr 2018

Date of last visit:

05 Apr 2017

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The information provided on the EORTC website is written exclusively by EORTC members.

(12 May 2016) - Link

This information is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Accordingly, the EORTC shall not be liable for any damage nor loss caused because anyone relies on the information it contains.

(12 May 2016) - Link

Processing visitors’ and users’ personal data
The EORTC, with its registered office located at Avenue E. Mounier 83/11, 1200 Brussels, fully complies with the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy with respect to the processing of personal data.
The EORTC does not process any personal data about the visitors of its website. It does, however, collect anonymous data concerning the number of times a certain page is visited.
EORTC manages this website and, as controller, processes personal data that users disclose when requesting additional information, registering for any course or activity, participating to a clinical trial, or by any other communication. This processing is done in the framework of your request as a user and/or in the framework of the EORTC mission. Certain data can be transmitted to third parties if this is necessary to treat your request. Users’ personal data will by no means be processed for commercial purposes.
If the user refuses to disclose certain essential data, it is possible that the EORTC will be unable to comply with the request.
Any person whose data are processed can access his data and have them rectified or deleted if they have good reasons for that. They can do so by sending a letter, including a copy of their identity card, to the address above or by sending an e-mail to the following address:

(12 May 2016) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.


(05 Apr 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 


(12 May 2016) - Link

This website is financed entirely by the EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) and receives no external funding or sponsorship.

(12 May 2016) - Link

There is no commercial sponsorship for this site, and we do not post any commercial advertisement.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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