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Original versionEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2023, 49 (2), 521-525. 10.1016/j.ejso.2023.01.001
The need for a common education and training track in surgical oncology across Europe has been emphasized. ESSO provides several hands-on courses for skills training and face-to-face discussions. The core curriculum provides a framework for the overall theoretical requirements in surgical oncology. The UEMS/EBSQ fellowship exam is designed to test core competencies in the candidate's core knowledge in their prespecified area of expertise. A core set of points for each cancer type is lacking. Hence, a condensed outline of themed expected to be covered in the curriculum and relevant to an optimal practice in surgical oncology is provided. This article outlines pancreatic cancer.