ESMO 2018: Scientific Committee

Basic Science

  • Chair: Richard Marais, Manchester, UK
  • David Adams, Cambridge, UK
  • Alberto Bardelli, Turin, Italy
  • Anton Berns, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Leonor David, Porto, Portugal
  • Thomas Helleday, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Yardena Samuels, Rehovot, Israel
  • Sheila Singh, Hamilton, Canada
  • Therese Sørlie, Oslo, Norway
  • Charles Swanton, London, UK
  • Emmy Verschuren, Helsinki, Finland
  • Christof von Kalle, Heidelberg, Germany

Breast Cancer, early stage

  • Chair: Carlos Caldas, Cambridge, UK
  • Hervé Bonnefoi, Bordeaux, France
  • Jean-Marc Classe, Nantes-Saint-Herblain, France
  • Charlotte Coles, Cambridge, UK
  • Javier Cortes, Madrid, Spain
  • Suzette Delaloge, Villejuif, France
  • Carsten Denkert, Berlin, Germany
  • Angelo Di Leo, Prato, Italy
  • Véronique Diéras, Paris, France
  • Helena Earl, Cambridge, UK
  • Claire Isacke, London, UK
  • Jos Jonkers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sabine Linn, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Breast Cancer, metastatic

  • Chair: Fatima Cardoso, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Joan Albanell, Barcelona, Spain
  • Fabrice André, Villejuif, France
  • Lisa Carey, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Giuseppe Curigliano, Milan, Italy
  • Nagi S. El Saghir, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Prudence Francis, Melbourne, Australia
  • Nadia Harbeck, Munich, Germany
  • Sibylle Loibl, Neu-Isenburg, Germany
  • Olivia Pagani, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Frederique Penault-Llorca, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Roman Rouzier, Paris, France
  • Britta Weigelt, New York, NY, USA 

CNS Tumours

  • Chair: Matthias Preusser, Vienna, Austria
  • Carmen Balaña, Badalona, Spain
  • Anna S. Berghoff, Vienna, Austria
  • Priscilla Brastianos, Boston, MA, USA
  • Roger Henriksson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Emilie  Le Rhun, Lille, France
  • Stefan Pfister, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Michele  Reni, Milan, Italy
  • Joan Seoane, Barcelona, Spain
  • Joerg Tonn, Munich, Germany
  • Martin van den Bent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Michael Weller, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Frank Winkler, Heidelberg, Germany 

Developmental Therapeutics

  • Chair: Alex A. Adjei, Rochester, MN, US
  • Udai Banerji, London, UK
  • Christian Blank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Maria Grazia Daidone, Milan, Italy
  • Christian Dittrich, Vienna, Austria
  • Boon Cher Goh, Singapore
  • Allan Jordan, Manchester, UK
  • Matthew Krebs, Manchester, UK
  • Christophe Le Tourneau, Paris, France
  • Christian Rolfo, Edegem, Belgium
  • Teresa Troiani, Naples, Italy 

Gastrointestinal Tumours, colorectal

  • Chair: Dirk Arnold, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Alfredo Falcone, Pisa, Italy
  • Matthias Guckenberger, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Miriam Koopman, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Roberto Labianca, Bergamo, Italy
  • Tim Maughan, Oxford, UK
  • Peter Naredi, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Gerald Prager, Vienna, Austria
  • Jens Ricke, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Ramon Salazar, Barcelona, Spain
  • Owen Sansom, Glasgow, UK
  • Karen-Lise Spindler, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Alexander Stein, Hamburg, Germany
  • Julien Taieb, Paris, France
  • Vincenzo Valentini, Rome, Italy

Gastrointestinal Tumours, non-colorectal

  • Chair: Yoon-Koo Kang, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Stefano Cascinu, Modena, Italy
  • Ann-Li Cheng, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • Michel Ducreux, Villejuif, France
  • Manuel Hidalgo, Madrid, Spain
  • Florian Lordick, Leipzig, Germany
  • Eileen Mary O’Reilly, New York, NY, USA
  • Cornelis van de Velde, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Marcel Verhei, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ian Chau, Sutton, Surrey, UK
  • Claus-Henning Koehne, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Andrew Biankin, Glasgow, UK
  • Claus Jorgensen, Manchester, UK 

Genitourinary Tumours, prostate

  • Chair: Silke Gillessen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Himisha Beltran, New York, NY, USA
  • Johann De Bono, Sutton, Surrey, UK
  • Ignacio Durán, Sevilla, Spain
  • Chris Parker, London, UK
  • Eleni Efstathiou, Houston, TX, USA
  • Nicholas James, Birmingham, UK
  • Bertrand Tombal, Brussels, Belgium
  • Scott Tomlins, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Aristotelis Bamias, Athens, Greece
  • Ronald de Wit, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • David Waugh, Belfast, UK
  • Robert Bristow, Toronto, ON, Canada 

Genitourinary Tumours, non-prostate

  • Chair: Karim Fizazi, Villejuif, France
  • Axel Bex, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Petri Bono, Helsinki, Finland
  • Gedske Daugaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jourik Gietema, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Marco Gizzi, Charleroi, Belgium
  • Andrea Necchi, Milan, Italy
  • Thomas Powles, London, UK
  • Anna Patrikidou, Sutton, Surrey, UK
  • Maria De Santis, Coventry, UK
  • Cora Sternberg, Rome, Italy
  • Laurence Albiges, Villejuif, France
  • Fernando Calais da Silva, Lisbon, Portugal 

Gynaecological Cancer

  • Chair: Susana Banerjee, London, UK
  • Antonio González-Martin, Madrid, Spain
  • Philipp Harter, Essen, Germany
  • David Huntsman, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Domenica Lorusso, Milan, Italy
  • Christian Marth, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Ana Oaknin, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sandro Pignata, Naples, Italy
  • Isabelle Ray-Coquard, Lyon, France
  • Cristiana Sessa, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Karina Dahl Steffensen, Vejle, Denmark
  • Jonathan Ledermann, London, UK 

Haematological Malignancies

  • Chair: Marco Ladetto, Alessandria, Italy
  • Christian Buske, Ulm, Germany
  • Elias Campo, Barcelona, Spain
  • Martin Dreyling, Munich, Germany
  • Andrea Filippi, Turin, Italy
  • Martin Jädersten, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Steven Le Gouill, Nantes, France
  • Andrés José María Ferreri, Milan, Italy
  • Bruno Paiva, Pamplona, Spain
  • Michele Ghielmini, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • John Radford, Manchester, UK 

Head and Neck Cancer

  • Chair: Amanda Psyrri, Athens, Greece
  • Ana Castro, Porto, Portugal
  • Ezra Cohen, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Sandrine Faivre, Clichy, France
  • Alessandro Franchi, Florence, Italy
  • Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brussels, Belgium
  • Hisham Mehanna, Birmingham, UK
  • Marco Merlano, Cuneo, Italy
  • Esat Mahmut Ozsahin, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Irene Braña, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lisa Licitra, Milan, Italy
  • Paul Brennan, Lyon, France
  • Kevin Harrington, London, UK 

Immunotherapy of Cancer

  • Chair: George Coukos, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Helen Gogas, Athens, Greece
  • Periklis Foukas, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • John Haanen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Fernanda Herrera, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Aurelien Marabelle, Villejuif, France
  • Inge-Marie Svane, Herlev, Denmark
  • Fiona Thistlethwaite, Manchester, UK
  • Ulrich Keilholz, Berlin, Germany
  • Athanasios Kotsakis, Heraklion, Greece
  • Ely Pikarsky, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Johanna Joyce, Lausanne, Switzerland 

Melanoma and Other Skin Tumours

  • Chair: Caroline Robert, Villejuif, France
  • Paolo Ascierto, Naples, Italy
  • Reinhard Dummer, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Paul Lorigan, Manchester, UK
  • Georgina Long, Sydney, Australia
  • Celeste Lebbe, Paris, France
  • Toni Ribas, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Piotr Rutkowski, Warsaw, Poland
  • Susana Puig, Barcelona, Spain
  • James Larkin, London, UK
  • Ignacio Melero, Pamplona, Spain
  • Daniel Peeper, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Marisol Soengas, Madrid, Spain 

NETs and Endocrine Tumours

  • Chair: Marianne Pavel, Berlin, Germany
  • Eric Baudin, Villejuif, France
  • Detlef K. Bartsch, Marburg, Germany
  • Martin Fassnacht, Würzburg, Germany
  • Rocio Garcia Carbonero, Madrid, Spain
  • Andreas Kjaer, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Matthew Kulke, Boston, MA, USA
  • George Pentheroudakis, Athens, Greece
  • Guido Rindi, Rome, Italy
  • Alfredo Berruti, Brescia, Italy
  • Nicola Fazio, Milan, Italy
  • Jérôme Bertherat, Paris, France 

Non-metastatic NSCLC and Other Thoracic Malignancies

  • Chair: Enriqueta Felip, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lukas Bubendorf, Basel, Switzerland
  • Wilfried Eberhardt, Essen, Germany
  • Cecile Le Pechoux, Villejuif, France
  • Silvia Novello, Turin, Italy
  • Suresh Ramalingam, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Paul Van Schil, Edegem, Belgium
  • Johan Vansteenkiste, Leuven, Belgium
  • Heather Wakelee, Stanford, CA, USA
  • Corinne Faivre-Finn, Manchester, UK
  • Pieter Postmus, Wirral, UK
  • Mariano Barbacid, Madrid, Spain
  • John Brognard, Bethesda, MD, USA 

NSCLC, metastatic

  • Chair: Martin Reck, Grosshansdorf, Germany
  • Benjamin Besse, Villejuif, France
  • Dirk De Ruysscher, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Simon Ekman, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Keith Kerr, Aberdeen, UK
  • Tony Mok, Hong Kong, China
  • Sanjay Popat, London, UK
  • Noemi Reguart, Barcelona, Spain
  • James Spicer, London, UK
  • Raffaele Califano, Manchester, UK
  • Federico Cappuzzo, Ravenna, Italy
  • Charles Rudin, New York, NY, USA 

Public Health and Health Economics

  • Chair: Carin Uyl-de-Groot, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Peter Boyle, Ecully, France
  • Elisabeth de Vries, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Ferry ALM Eskens, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Jan de Maeseneer, Ghent, Belgium
  • Maarten Ijzerman, Enschede, Netherlands
  • Michel Coleman, London, UK
  • Beth Woods, New York, NY, USA
  • Alex Eniu, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Francesco Perrone, Naples, Italy 

Sarcoma

  • Chair: George Demetri, Boston, MA, US
  • Sebastian Bauer, Essen, Germany
  • Sylvie Bonvalot, Paris, France
  • Rick Haas, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Robin Jones, London, UK
  • Daniela Katz, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Maud Toulmonde, Bordeaux, France
  • Eva Wardelmann, Muenster, Germany
  • Paolo G. Casali, Milan, Italy
  • Axel Le Cesne, Villejuif, France
  • Poul Sorensen, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jonathan Fletcher, Boston, MA, US 

Supportive and Palliative Care

  • Chair: Karin Jordan, Halle, Germany
  • Matti Aapro, Genolier, Switzerland
  • Guido Cavaletti, Milan, Italy
  • Annie Young, Coventry, UK
  • Joern Herrstedt, Odense, Denmark
  • Stein Kaasa, Trondheim, Norway
  • Dorothy Keefe, Adelaide, Australia
  • Christina Ruhlmann, Odense, Denmark
  • Anton Snegovoy, Moscow, Russia
  • Florian Scotté, Paris, France
  • Florian Strasser, St. Gallen, Switzerland 

Translational Research

  • Co-Chair: Fabrice André, Villejuif, France (ESMO)
  • Co-Chair: Caroline Dive, Manchester, UK (EACR)
  • Gert Attard, Sutton, Surrey, UK
  • René Bernards, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Emiliano Calvo, Madrid, Spain
  • Rodrigo Dienstmann, Barcelona, Spain
  • Dennis (Yuk-Ming) Lo, Hong Kong, China
  • Peter Kuhn, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sergio Quezada, London, UK
  • Pierre Saintigny, Lyon, France
  • Bakhos A. Tannous, Boston, MA, USA
  • Nicola Normanno, Naples, Italy
  • Giampaolo Tortora, Verona, Italy