German Guideline Program in Oncology (GGPO)

The Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany, the German Cancer Society and the German Cancer Aid jointly launched the German Guideline Program in Oncology in 2008.

The program aims to foster the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based clinical practice guidelines in oncology.

English versions of guideline documents

All Guidelines are published in German.

Translation into English or other languages are not regularly funded by the GGPO. Existing English versions are listed below.

Breast Cancer (Version 4.4)

Colorectal Cancer (Version 2.1, 2019)

Malignant Ovarian Tumours

Palliative care for patients with incurable cancer


For further information, please contact:

Dr. Markus Follmann MPH MSc

Office Leitlinienprogramm Onkologie
c/o Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft e.V.
Kuno-Fischer-Straße 8
14057 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 / 32 29 32 959
Fax: 030 / 322 93 29 66