ESMO Asia 2017: Congress Officers

ESMO and Congress President

  • Fortunato Ciardiello, Naples, Italy

Scientific Committee

  • Chair: Emile Voest, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Co-Chair: Keunchil Park, Seoul, Korea

Educational Committee

  • Chair: Andrés Cervantes, Valencia, Spain
  • Co-Chair: Takayuki Yoshino, Chiba, Japan

Local Officer

  • Rebecca Dent, Singapore

Press Officer

  • Solange Peters, Lausanne, Switzerland

Scientific Committee

Basic science and translational research

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Seock-Ah Im, Seoul, Korea
  • Chair (Europe): Anton Berns, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Alberto Bardelli, Candiolo, Italy
  • Caroline Dive, Manchester, UK
  • Jeeyun Lee, Seoul, Korea
  • Yuichiro Ohe, Tokyo, Japan
  • Joan Seoane, Barcelona, Spain
  • Nico van Zandwijk, Sydney, Australia

Breast cancer

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Janice Tsang, Hong Kong, China
  • Chair (Europe): Fatima Cardoso, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Javier Cortés, Madrid, Spain
  • Giuseppe Curigliano, Milan, Italy
  • Nadia Harbeck, Munich, Germany
  • Sung-Bae Kim, Seoul, Korea
  • Yen-Shen Lu, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Shinji Ohno, Tokyo, Japan

CNS tumours

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Rakesh Jalali, Mumbai, India
  • Chair (Europe): Matthias Preusser, Vienna, Austria
  • Monika Hegi, Epalinges, Switzerland
  • Yong-Kil Hong, Seoul, Korea
  • Ryo Nishikawa, Saitama, Japan
  • Mark Rosenthal, Melbourne, Australia
  • Martin van den Bent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Michael Weller, Zurich, Switzerland

Developmental therapeutics

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Atsushi Ohtsu, Kashiwa, Japan
  • Chair (Europe): Josep Tabernero, Barcelona, Spain
  • Yung-Jue Bang, Seoul, Korea
  • Sandrine Faivre, Clichy, France
  • Boon Cher Goh, Singapore
  • Jan Schellens, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Harpreet Wasan, London, UK

Gastrointestinal tumours

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Eva Segelov, Sydney, Australia
  • Chair (Europe): Ian Chau, Sutton, UK
  • Nicola Fazio, Milan, Italy
  • Christopher Jackson, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Yoon-Koo Kang, Seoul, Korea
  • Florian Lordick, Leipzig, Germany
  • Takuji Okusaka, Tokyo, Japan
  • Josep Tabernero, Barcelona, Spain

Genitourinary tumours

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Ravindran Kanesvaran, Singapore
  • Chair (Europe): Manuela Schmidinger, Vienna, Austria
  • Laurence Albiges, Villejuif, France
  • Arun Azad, Clayton, Australia
  • Viktor Gruenwald, Hannover, Germany
  • Shigeo Horie, Tokyo, Japan
  • Purvish Parikh, Mumbai, India
  • Lisa Pickering, London, UK

Gynaecological cancers

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): David SP Tan, Singapore
  • Chair (Europe): Frédéric Amant, Leuven, Belgium
  • Bok Ai Choo, Singapore
  • David Cibula, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Michael Friedlander, Sydney, Australia
  • Keiichi Fujiwara, Hidaka, Japan
  • Byoung-Gie Kim, Seoul, Korea
  • Jonathan Lederman, London, UK

Haematological malignancies

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Kunihiro Tsukasaki, Kashiwa, Japan
  • Chair (Europe): Lena Specht, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Marc André, Yvoir, Belgium
  • Michele Ghielmini, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Peter Johnson, Southampton, UK
  • Won Seog Kim, Seoul, Korea
  • Soon Thye Lim, Singapore
  • Yok Lam Kwong, Hong Kong, China

Head and neck cancer

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Makoto Tahara, Kashiwa, Japan
  • Chair (Europe): Amanda Psyrri, Athens, Greece
  • Anthony T.C. Chan, Hong Kong, China
  • Andreas Dietz, Leipzig, Germany
  • Sheng-Po Hao, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Lisa Licitra, Milan, Italy
  • Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brussels, Belgium
  • Yoke-Lim Soong, Singapore

Immunotherapy of cancer

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Alexander Menzies, Sydney, Australia
  • Chair (Europe): Aurélien Marabelle, Villejuif, France
  • Jonathan Cebon, Melbourne, Australia
  • Adil Daud, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Lana Kandalaft, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Sergio Quezada, London, UK
  • Claudia Rossig, Muenster, Germany
  • Ross Soo, Singapore

Melanoma

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Georgina Long, Sydney, Australia
  • Chair (Europe): Christian Blank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Reinhard Dummer, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jun Guo, Beijing, China
  • James Larkin, London, UK
  • Antoni Ribas, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Caroline Robert, Villejuif, France
  • Richard Quek, Singapore

Personalised Medicine

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Katsuya Tsuchihara, Kashiwa, Japan
  • Chair (Europe): Christophe Le Tourneau, Paris, France
  • Jan Bogaerts, Brussels, Belgium
  • Woong-Yang Park, Seoul, Korea
  • Miguel Quintela-Fandino, Madrid, Spain
  • Charles Swanton, London, UK
  • Patrick Tan, Singapore Pan-Chyr Yang, Taipei, Taiwan

Sarcoma

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): David Thomas, Darlinghurst, Australia
  • Chair (Europe): Paolo G. Casali, Milan, Italy
  • Jean-Yves Blay, Lyon, France
  • Rick Haas, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Akira Kawai, Tokyo, Japan
  • Se Hoon Park, Seoul, Korea
  • Ajay Puri, Mumbai, India
  • Piotr Rutkowski, Warsaw, Poland

Supportive & palliative care

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Alexandre Chan, Singapore
  • Chair (Europe): Irene Higginson, London, UK
  • Raymond Chan, Herston, Australia
  • Massimo Costantini, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Mogens Groenvold, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Suphat Subongkot, Khon Kaen, Thailand
  • Kazuo Tamura, Fukuoka, Japan

Thoracic cancers

  • Chair (Asia-Pacific): Tony S.K. Mok, Hong Kong, China
  • Chair (Europe): Rolf A. Stahel, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Chia-Chi (Josh) Lin, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Sanjay Popat, London, UK
  • Martin Reck, Grosshansdorf, Germany
  • Suresh Senan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Takashi Seto, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Daniel Tan, Singapore