In 2004, the ICO launched e-oncología, a web-based, e-learning platform for professionals that strives to push the boundaries of traditional training and to generate knowledge networks among specialists, teachers and all professionals with an interest in oncology.
The e-learning platform provides an adaptable curriculum with courses tailored to the specific needs of each country and region. The programme constitutes a strategic alliance between several prominent scientific societies, research institutes and international organisations, and is becoming a model for basic and advanced oncology training in Spain and worldwide.
To date, more than 50,000 individuals from all over the world have participated in the programme. It enlists the expertise of 200 professionals and has delivered 99 courses and more than 2,500 hours of virtual teaching in 8 languages. All courses are accredited by the CME regulatory system in Spain and Europe.