ESMO Faculty

The ESMO Faculty combines ESMO members with special expertise in medical oncology or related fields, thus to promote a multidisciplinary approach to cancer. All Faculty members are committed to helping ESMO with its educational responsibilities.

Key Activities and responsibilities

  • Presenting at congresses and educational meetings
  • Reviewing clinical guidelines
  • Acting as ESMO spokespersons towards external partners and the media
  • Collaborating in drafting the Educational programme of the ESMO congress


  • Composed of 17 topic groups, each with its own Faculty Coordinator
  • One Faculty Coordinator for each group to ACT as a liason between the EDC and the group members
  • Appointed by the Educational Committee on the basis of their expertise

ESMO Faculty Group/Speciality and Faculty Coordinator

  • Head and Neck Cancer J-P. Machiels, BE
  • Lung and other Thoracic Tumours R. Dziadziuszko, PL
  • Gastro-Intestinal Tumours J. Taieb, FR
  • Breast Cancer G. Curigliano, IT
  • Gynecologic Cancer A. González Martín , ES
  • Genitourinary Cancer A. Bamias, GR
  • Sarcoma J. Martin Broto, ES
  • Hematologic Malignancy C. Buske, DE
  • Principles of Clinical Trials and Systemic Therapy A. Awada, BE
  • Cancer Research C. Caldas, UK
  • Cancer Prevention N. Arber, IL
  • Supportive and Palliative Care K. Jordan, DE
  • Cancer Genetics J. Balmaña, ES
  • CNS Tumours E. Le Rhun, FR
  • Neuroendocrine, Endocrine Neoplasms and CUP J. Valle, UK
  • Melanoma O. Michielin, CH
  • Tumour Immunology and Immunotherapy, J. Larkin, UK

Last update: January 2020