ESMO National Representative in Slovakia
|Term||2017 – 2018|
National Cancer Institute
Tomáš Šálek, M.D., was born in 1954. He graduated at the Medical Faculty Comenius University in Bratislava in 1979. He became board-certified in internal medicine 1st and 2nd degree in 1983 and 1987 respectively, and board-certified in clinical oncology in 1991.
He has been working at the National Cancer Institute Bratislava as an intern, resident and oncology consultant since 1979. He has been Head of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit of the National Cancer Institute since 1988 and the director of the National Cancer Institute Bratislava from 2009 till 2012.
During the postgraduate education he attended fellowships at the West German Cancer Center in Essen, Germany in 1991; at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, US in 1992; in the Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK in 1993; in the University Hospital AKH in Vienna, Austria in 1998 and in the Hospital VGH in Taipei, Taiwan in 1998.
He has been participating in many international clinical trials and he presented the results of his work at numerous local and international conferences.