OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1969, the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) is a professional non-profit organization of board-certified Medical Oncologists that aims to advance the science and ethical, holistic practice of cancer care in the Philippines. It continually strives to be an internationally recognized organization of competent and compassionate medical oncologists inspired and committed to integrate a multidisciplinary approach to the optimal care of the Filipino cancer patient.

The Society undertakes research that will foster the development and advancement of Oncology. It provides opportunities for continuing medical education and further professional development of its members. PSMO educates the public at large and allied medical specialties on the holistic approach to the care of cancer patients and their families. It also nurtures fellowship and encourages openness and cooperation among its members as it actively pursues the standards of excellence in the science and practice of Oncology.

WHAT WE DO

The PSMO has (3) core objectives; to advocate, connect and educate. These (3) core objectives help the PSMO to complete their mission in helping more people understand and treat cancer.

ADVOCATE

The PSMO advocate the best and most stringently tested methods of medicine. We advocate for a science based approach, which is coupled with compassion and the utmost level of care.

CONNECT

The PSMO connect patients with doctors who are the best in their field. Our Society is made up of highly specialized Medical Oncologists who are the best in their field.

EDUCATE

The PSMO educate and disseminate information to ensure the general public has access to the latest information of which pertains to cancer and all the associated factors.

VISION

The Philippine Society of Medical Oncology, Inc. is a scientific, professional organization of competent and caring oncologists committed to the advancement of the science and the ethical and holistic practice of Medical Oncology and to active participation in the national, regional, and global cancer programs.

MISSION

Towards our Vision, the Society shall:

  • Actively pursue the standards of excellence of the science and practice of Oncology,
  • Undertake research that will foster the development and advancement of Oncology,
  • Provide opportunities for continuing medical education and the further professional development of its members,
  • Educate the public at large and allied medical specialties on the holistic approach to the care of cancer patients and their families,
  • Nurture fellowship and encourage openness and cooperation among its members,
  • Promote the interests and welfare of its members.

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

“What we do, we do it for you”

DR. CLAIRE SOLIMAN

Society President

Claire has been a doctor since 1993, practices internal medicine and specializes in Medical Oncology. She is dedicated to ensuring the PSMO continue to operate at the highest ethical standards, and deliver the public and the patients the most up to date information, care and advice.

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