The Hellenic Academy of Oncology (EAKO) is an awarded fundamental institution in young oncologists’ continuing education, first organized by HeSMO in 2007. Each course of studies has two educational directors, experts in oncology, lasts two years and is divided into four two-day seminars per year. Distinguished physicians and scientists from all the relative fields of oncology offer their knowledge and expertise and each seminar covers the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of different types of cancer. During each seminar students, apart from theoretical presentations, are being educated with the use of workshops and case study presentations and participate in exams of comprehension. With the completion of a full course of study, a Certificate of Success / Diploma (Hellenic Boards of Oncology) is awarded to those students that succeed in the Final Examination.