Sociedades NACIONAIS

Associação científica, sem fins lucrativos, que congrega profissionais do sector da saúde que se interessam pelas doenças do fígado e das vias biliares.»
The GE-Portuguese Journal of Gastroenterology (formely Jornal Português de Gastrenterologia) founded on 1994 is the official organ of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Gastrenterologia (Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology), Sociedade Portuguesa de Endoscopia Digestiva (Portuguese Society of Digestive Endoscopy) and Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo do Fígado (Portuguese Association for the Study of the Liver). The journal publishes original articles on Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy, Hepatology and associated topics. Articles written in English.»
Secção Especializada da Sociedade Portuguesa de Gastrenterologia (SPG). Tal como outras Secções da SPG, o GRUPUGE tem vindo a apresentar um progressivo crescimento em termos de desenvolvimento científico e número de entusiastas.»
Em Junho de 1984 surgiu a ideia de criar uma Associação que defendesse a digna implantação da especialidade de Gastrenterologia fora dos grandes Centros. O principal mentor dessa ideia foi o Dr. Vasco Trancoso, tendo sido constituida por 4 elementos a primeira Comissão ‘Ad hoc’ para a criação do Núcleo de Gastrenterologia dos Hospitais Distritais (NGHD). Esta Comissão exerceu funções até à primeira Assembleia Geral eleitoral de 1986 e dela faziam parte: Vasco Trancoso, Castelo Branco da Silveira, Duarte Costa e Carlos Pinho.»
A Ordem dos Médicos tem âmbito nacional, com a sua sede em Lisboa. Está organizada em três secções regionais – Norte, Centro e Sul, incluindo as Regiões Autónomas – com sede, respectivamente, no Porto, Coimbra e Lisboa.»
Portal da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia.»
A Sociedade Portuguesa de Endoscopia Digestiva (SPED) é uma associação científica, sem fins lucrativos e de utilidade pública, que congrega médicos e outros profissionais ligados à saúde que praticam ou se interessam pela endoscopia digestiva em Portugal.»
A SPG tem por objecto: a) Promover o desenvolvimento da Gastrenterologia ao serviço da saúde da população portuguesa; b) Estimular a investigação no domínio da Gastrenterologia; c) Difundir ideias, promover a actualização de conhecimentos e trabalhos de Gastrenterologia; d) Promover contactos e o intercâmbio nacional e internacional entre diversos profissionais ligados à especialidade: e) Desenvolver actividades educacionais no domínio da Gastrenterologia; f) Exercer actividades de consultadoria no campo da Gastrenterologia.»

Sociedades Internacionais

At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.»
The Hirshberg Foundation has been a longtime supporter of the American Pancreatic Association (APA), a membership organization for physicians and researchers interested in diseases of the pancreas founded in 1969.»
The American Pancreatic Association is a membership organization for physicians and researchers interested in diseases of the exocrine pancreas.»
ASCO’s strategic plan outlines the Society’s approach to leading the delivery of information and diverse expertise needed by the global oncology community to reduce the burden of cancer. The plan also defines goals that will mark progress towards this outcome.»
The APC was established in 2002 to provide a forum for clinicians and scientists with an interest in clinical and basic research into diseases of the exocrine pancreas.»
A community of physicians and scientists with special interest in the pancreas, formed with the objective of promoting research collaboration and education.»
To advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer.»
The EPC is a non-profit making organisation with the following aims: (A) To promote communication between basic and clinical scientists in Europe interested in the pancreas and its disorders. (B) To promote and organise an annual scientific meeting devoted to all aspects of the pancreas. (C) To promote scientific, epidemiological and clinical research into pancreatic function and into the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic diseases. Preference will be given to co-operative projects. (D) To establish scholarships and promote postgraduate education and training. (E) To support other meetings concerning the pancreas organised by members of the EPC. (F) To disseminate information about EPC activities, and publish such educational matter as the EPC council may consider desirable.»
The International Association of Pancreatology is a unique international organisation established in 1985 and devoted to basic and clinical understanding of pancreatic functions and diseases. It is an assembly of basic scientists and clinical investigators from 32 countries dedicated to explore pancreatic biology in order to improve treatment outcomes in a variety of pancreatic disorders.»
IHPBA is a non-profit organisation which was created with the vision to devote itself to relieve world-wide human suffering caused by Hepato Pancreato Biliary (HPB) disorders by improving education, training, innovation, research and patient care.»
The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.»
The Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Team at Johns Hopkins is committed to providing the highest level of care to individuals suffering from pancreatic cancer and related conditions. Our team is comprised of many of the world’s leading experts in pancreatic cancer.»
The National Pancreas Foundation is the only foundation dedicated to patients who are suffering from all forms of pancreas disease- pediatric pancreatitis, acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Our mission is to provide patients with the most current information on diagnostic tools, medical and alternative treatments, a directory of physicians who specialize in pancreatology, and clinical trials.»
We will develop many fruitful and beneficial programs to help many members find and participate in various conference, seminar, training course, and camp. Also, we will always maintain and update the website to provide useful information when people visit this page.»
Of the major cancers, pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate. In 2011, our organization declared a bold and aggressive vision: After seeing too little progress in pancreatic cancer survival in over half a century, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network put a stake in the ground to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020.»
The Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group is a collaboration between surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists and intensivists interested in chronic and acute pancreatitis. The purpose of our group is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute and chronic pancreatitis by a combination of centralization, consultation and multicenter trials.»
The Mission of the Pancreas Club, since its founding in 1966, is to promote the interchange of ideas between pancreatologists throughout the world and to maintain an informal “club” atmosphere. Thus there are no formal manuscript submissions and we encourage presentation and submission of your best ideas for our annual meeting held the Saturday and Sunday of Digestive Disease Week.»
An alliance of professionals advancing the understanding and management of pancreatic conditions, for the benefit of patients.»
The UEG is a professional medical non-profit organisation comprising all of the major European societies with an interest in disease of the digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestine and bowel.»
To promote, to the general public and healthcare professional alike, an awareness of the worldwide prevalence and optimal care of gastrointestinal and liver disorders, and to improve care of these disorders, through the provision of high quality, accessible and independent education and training.»
On November 16, 2017, people around the world will unite to Demand Better in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer. The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition has brought together more than 60 organizations from 27 countries and six continents to raise awareness and inspire action on World Pancreatic Cancer Day. Through this combined effort, we are bringing greater attention, awareness, and better outcomes to this deadly disease.»