ESMO 2014: Congress Officers

We are pleased to announce the Congress Officers for the ESMO 2014 congress in Madrid.

ESMO 2014 Scientific Committee Chair

  • Johann de Bono, Sutton, UK

ESMO 2014 Congress President

  • Rolf A. Stahel, Zurich, Switzerland

ESMO 2014 Educational Chair

  • Jean-Yves Douillard, Nantes-Saint-Herblain, France

ESMO 2014 Press Officer

  • Fortunato Ciardiello, Naples, Italy

ESMO 2014 Local Officer

  • Ramon Colomer, Madrid, Spain

ESMO 2014 Advisory Council

  • Fabrice André, Villejuif, France
  • Jean-Pierre Armand, Villejuif, France
  • Joaquim Bellmunt, Barcelona, Spain
  • Paolo Casali, Milan, Italy
  • David Cunningham, Sutton, UK
  • Julian Downward, London, UK
  • Martin Dreyling, Munich, Germany
  • Alexander MM Eggermont, Villejuif, France
  • Enriqueta Felip, Barcelona, Spain
  • Rocio Garcia-Carbonero, Seville, Spain
  • Pilar Garrido, Madrid, Spain
  • Martin Gore, London, UK
  • Richard Houlston, Sutton, UK
  • Ian Judson, Sutton, UK
  • Stanley B. Kaye, Sutton, UK
  • Roberto Labianca, Bergamo, Italy
  • Miguel Martín, Madrid, Spain
  • Martine Piccart, Brussels, Belgium
  • Lillian Siu, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jean-Charles Soria, Villejuif, France
  • Josep Tabernero, Barcelona, Spain
  • Ian Tannock, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Michael Weller, Zurich, Switzerland

ESMO 2014 Educational Steering Committee

  • Jean-Yves Douillard, Nantes-Saint-Herblain, France, Chair
  • Andrés Cervantes, Valencia, Spain
  • Michele Ghielmini, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Nicholas Pavlidis, Ioannina, Greece
  • Giampaolo Tortora, Verona, Italy
  • Claus-Henning Koehne, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Richard Herrmann, Basel, Switzerland
  • Robert Eckert, Wendingen, Germany
  • Nathan Cherny, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Lorenz Jost, Bruderholz, Switzerland
  • Raffaele Califano, Manchester, UK

ESMO 2014 Scientific Sub-Committees

Basic science and translational research

  • Charles Swanton, London, UK, Chair
  • Jiri Bartek, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • René Bernards, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Rebecca Burrell, London, UK
  • Carlos Caldas, Cambridge, UK
  • Robert Gatenby, Tampa, FL, US
  • Ramaswamy Govindan, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Jos Jonkers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Tak Mak, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Carlo Maley, San Franscisco, CA, USA
  • Sheila Singh, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Yosef Yarden, Rehovot, Israel

Breast cancer, early stage

  • Evandro de Azambuja, Brussels, Belgium, Chair
  • Hatem Azim, Brussels, Belgium
  • Agusti Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain
  • Fatima Cardoso, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Boon Chua, Melbourne, Australia
  • Angelo Di Leo, Prato, Italy
  • Peter Dubsky, Vienna, Austria
  • Sabine C. Linn, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Carlo Palmieri, Liverpool, UK
  • Alastair Thompson, Dundee, UK
  • Andrew Tutt, London, UK
  • Giuseppe Viale, Milan, Italy

Breast cancer, metastatic

  • Giuseppe Curigliano, Milan, Italy, Chair
  • Philippe Bedard, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Javier Cortes, Barcelona, Spain
  • Carmen Criscitiello, Milan, Italy
  • Carsten Denkert, Berlin, Germany
  • Luca Gianni, Milan, Italy
  • Roger Gomis, Barcelona, Spain
  • Per Karlsson, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Antonio Llombart, Valencia, Spain
  • Sherene Loi , Melbourne, Australia
  • Sibylle Loibl, Neu-Isenburg, Germany
  • Nick Turner, London, UK

CNS tumours

  • Roger Stupp, Lausanne and Zurich, Switzerland, Chair
  • Carmen Balaña, Barcelona, Spain
  • Elizabeth Cohen-Jonathan-Moyal, Toulouse, France
  • Enrico Franceschi, Bologna, Italy
  • Evanthia Galanis, Rochester, MN, USA
  • Khé Hoang-Xuan, Paris, France
  • Stefan Pfister, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Matthias Preusser, Vienna, Austria
  • Guido Reifenberger, Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Joan Seoane, Barcelona, Spain
  • Martin van den Bent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Colin Watts, Cambridge, UK

Developmental therapeutics

  • Christian Dittrich, Vienna, Austria, Chair
  • Ahmad Awada, Brussels, Belgium
  • Udai Banerji, Sutton, UK
  • Elisabeth  de Vries, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer, Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Manuel Hidalgo, Madrid, Spain
  • Annette K. Larsen, Paris, France
  • Ruth Plummer, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Roberto Salgado, Brussels, Belgium
  • Patrick Schöffski, Leuven, Belgium
  • Giampaolo Tortora, Verona, Italy
  • Christopher Twelves, Leeds, UK

Familial cancers and genetic syndromes

  • Rosalind Eeles, Sutton, UK, Chair
  • Judith Balmaña, Barcelona, Spain
  • Elena Castro, Sutton, UK
  • Gareth Evans, Manchester, UK
  • Kari Hemminki, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Shirley Hodgson, London, UK
  • Fred Menko, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Gillian Mitchell, Melbourne, Australia
  • Kenneth Muir, Coventry, UK
  • Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet, Paris, France
  • Hans Vasen, Leiden, Netherlands

Gastrointestinal tumours, colorectal

  • Dirk Arnold, Freiburg, Germany, Chair
  • Federica Di Nicolantonio, Candiolo, Italy
  • Eduardo Díaz-Rubio, Madrid, Spain
  • Axel Grothey, Rochester, MN, USA
  • Thomas Grünberger, Vienna, Austria
  • Corrie Marijnen, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Per Pfeiffer, Odense,  Denmark
  • Gerald Prager, Vienna, Austria
  • Thomas Seufferlein, Ulm, Germany
  • Matt Seymour, Leeds, UK
  • Alberto Sobrero, Genoa, Italy
  • Sabine Tejpar, Leuven, Belgium
  • Christophe Tournigand, Créteil, France

Gastrointestinal tumours, non-colorectal

  • Andrés Cervantes, Valencia, Spain, Chair
  • Regina Beets Tan, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Fátima  Carneiro, Porto, Portugal
  • Thierry Conroy, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
  • Michel Ducreux, Villejuif, France
  • Karin Haustermans, Leuven, Belgium
  • Florian Lordick, Leipzig, Germany
  • Teresa Macarulla, Barcelona, Spain
  • Erika Martinelli, Naples, Italy
  • Fernando Rivera, Santander, Spain
  • Juan Valle, Manchester, UK
  • Chris Verslype, Leuven, Belgium

Genitourinary tumours, prostate

  • Eleni Efstathiou, Athens, Greece, Chair
  • Gerhardt Attard, Sutton, UK
  • Karim Fizazi, Villejuif, France
  • Silke Gillessen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Axel Heidenreich, Aachen, Germany
  • David Olmos, Madrid, Spain
  • Stephane Oudard, Paris, France
  • Chris Parker, Sutton, UK
  • Mark Rubin, New York, NY, US
  • Jack Schalken, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Avishay Sella, Zerifin, Israel
  • Anders Widmark, Umeå, Sweden

Genitourinary tumours, non-prostate

  • James Larkin, London, UK, Chair
  • Michael Aitchison, Glasgow, UK
  • Axel Bex, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Emiliano Calvo, Madrid, Spain
  • Maria De Santis, Vienna, Austria
  • Bernard Escudier, Villejuif, France
  • Viktor Grünwald, Hannover, Germany
  • Nicholas James, Birmingham, UK
  • Arnaud Mejean, Paris, France
  • Gerald Mickisch, Bremen, Germany
  • Manuela Schmidinger, Vienna, Austria
  • Cora Sternberg, Rome, Italy

Gynaecological cancers

  • Andres Poveda, Valencia, Spain, Chair
  • Michael Bookman, Tucson, AZ, US
  • Antonio González Martin, Madrid, Spain
  • Philipp Harter, Essen, Germany
  • Jonathan Ledermann, London, UK
  • Christian Marth, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Mansoor Mirza, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • José Palacios Calvo, Madrid, Spain
  • Timothy Perren, Leeds, UK
  • Sandro Pignata, Naples, Italy
  • Eric Pujade-Lauraine, Paris, France
  • Isabelle Ray-Coquard, Lyon, France

Haematological malignancies

  • Faith Davies, Sutton, UK, Chair
  • Peter Campbell, Cambridge, UK
  • Enrico Derenzini, New York, NY, US
  • Paolo Ghia, Milan, Italy
  • Enrico Ocio, Salamanca, Spain
  • Gert Ossenkooppele,  Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Mariano Provencio, Madrid, Spain
  • Ingo Ringshausen, Munich, Germany
  • Andreas Rosenwald, Wuerzburg, Germany
  • Evangelos Terpos, Athens, Greece
  • Elena Zamagni, Bologna, Italy
  • Thorsten Zenz, Heidelberg, Germany

Head and neck cancer

  • Sandrine Faivre, Clichy, France, Chair
  • Jean Bourhis, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Andreas Dietz, Leipzig, Germany
  • Cai Grau, Aarhus,  Denmark
  • Juan José Grau, Barcelona, Spain
  • Kevin Harrington, London, UK
  • Florence Huguet, Paris, France
  • Gabriela Kornek, Vienna, Austria
  • Christophe Le Tourneau, Paris, France
  • Lisa Licitra, Milan, Italy
  • Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brussels Belgium
  • Amanda Psyrri, Athens, Greece

Immunotherapy of cancer

  • George Coukos, Lausanne, Switzerland, Chair
  • Hinrich Abken, Köln, Germany
  • Luis de la Cruz Merino, Seville, Spain
  • John Haanen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Robert Hawkins, Manchester, UK
  • Ulrich Keilholz, Berlin, Germany
  • Michele Maio, Siena, Italy
  • Ignacio Melero, Pamplona, Spain
  • Suzy Scholl, Paris, France
  • Inge-Marie Svane, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Sjoerd van der Burg, Leiden, Netherlands

Melanoma and other skin tumours

  • Caroline Robert, Villejuif, France, Chair
  • Paolo Ascierto, Naples, Italy
  • Jurgen Becker, Graz, Austria
  • Christian Blank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Reinhard Dummer, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jean -Jacques  Grob, Marseille, France
  • José Antonio  López Martín, Madrid, Spain
  • Richard Marais, Manchester, UK
  • Grant McArthur ,Melbourne, Australia
  • Olivier Michielin, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Mark Middleton, Oxford, UK
  • Antoni Ribas, Los Angeles, CA, USA

NETs and endocrine tumours

  • Ian Chau, Sutton, UK, Chair
  • Massimo Falconi, Ancona, Italy
  • Ashley Grossman Headington, Oxford, UK
  • Dik Kwekkeboom, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Steven Libutti, New York, NY, USA
  • Kjell Oeberg, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Marianne Pavel, Berlin, Germany
  • Alexandria Phan, Houston, TX, USA
  • Guido Rindi, Rome, Italy
  • Philippe Ruszniewski, Clichy, France
  • Britt Skogseid, Uppsala, Sweden

NSCLC early stage, SCLC and other thoracic malignancies

  • Johan Vansteenkiste, Leuven, Belgium, Chair
  • Benjamin Besse, Villejuif, France
  • Dirk De Ruysscher, Leuven, Belgium
  • Wilfried Eberhardt, Essen, Germany
  • Eric Lim, London, UK
  • Celine Mascaux, Aurora, CO, USA
  • Tetsuya Mitsudomi, Osaka-Sayama, Japan
  • Gaetano Rocco, Naples, Italy
  • Giorgio Scagliotti, Orbassano, Italy
  • Philipp Schnabel, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Suresh Senan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Giulia Veronesi, Milan, Italy

NSCLC, metastatic

  • Solange Peters, Lausanne, Switzerland, Chair
  • Alex Adjei, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Lucio Crinò, Perugia, Italy
  • Rafal Dziadziuszko, Gdansk, Poland
  • Keith Kerr, Aberdeen, UK
  • Tony Mok, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
  • Silvia Novello, Orbassano Italy
  • Ken O'Byrne, Melbourne, Australia
  • Martin Reck, Grosshansdorf, Germany
  • Rafael Rosell, Badalona, Spain
  • Egbert Smit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • James Spicer, London, UK

Public health and health economics

  • Josep Maria Borras, Barcelona, Spain, Chair
  • Tit Albreht, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Freddie Bray, Lyon, France
  • Jack Cuzick, London, UK
  • Harry de Koning, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Sivia de Sanjosé, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
  • Silvano Gallus, Milan, Italy
  • Valery Lemmens, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Yolande Lievens, Ghent, Belgium
  • Jose M. Martin-Moreno, Valencia, Spain
  • Nereo Segnan, Turin, Italy

Sarcoma

  • Stefan Sleijfer, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Chair
  • Thomas Brodowicz, Vienna, Austria
  • Robin Jones, Seattle, WA, US
  • Bernd Kasper, Mannheim, Germany
  • Axel Le Cesne, Villejuif, France
  • Cecile Le Pechoux, Villejuif, France
  • Javier Martin Broto, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • Aisha Miah, London, UK
  • Nicolas Penel, Lille, France
  • Piotr Rutkowski, Warsaw, Poland
  • Winette van der Graaf, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Kees Verhoef, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Supportive and palliative care

  • Mario Dicato, Luxembourg, Chair
  • Raphael Catane, Tel Hashomer, Israel
  • Petra Feyer, Berlin, Germany
  • Pere Gascon, Barcelona, Spain
  • Joern  Herrstedt, Odense, Denmark
  • Ivan Krakowski, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
  • Alex Molassiotis , Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Carla Ripamonti, Milan, Italy
  • César Rodriguez, Salamanca, Spain
  • Fausto Roila, Terni, Italy
  • Florian Scotté, Paris, France
  • Simon Van Belle, Ghent, Belgium