ESMO Congress 2020: Scientific Committee

Basic science

  • Chair: Daniel Peeper, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Arkaitz Carracedo, Derio, Spain
  • Caroline Dive, Manchester, UK
  • Florian Greten, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Kristian Helin, New Zork, NY, USA
  • Johanna Joyce, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Jan Korbel, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Ruth Palmer, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Sergio Quezada, London, UK
  • Yardena Samuels, Rehovot, Israel
  • Charles Swanton, London, UK
  • Itay Tirosh, Rehovot, Israel
  • Jacco van Rheenen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Breast cancer, early stage

  • Chair: Javier Cortes, Madrid, Spain
  • Monica Arnedos, Villejuif, France
  • Gül Basaran, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Giuseppe Curigliano, Milan, Italy
  • Wolfgang Janni, Ulm, Germany
  • Marleen Kok, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sherko Kuemmel, Essen, Germany
  • Antonio Llombart, Valencia, Spain
  • Fatima Mechta-Grigoriou, Paris, France
  • Philip Poortmans, Paris, France
  • Cristina Saura, Barcelona, Spain
  • Peter Schmid, London, UK
  • Wilbert Zwart, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Breast cancer, metastatic

  • Chair: Veronique Dieras, Rennes, France
  • Fabrice André, Paris, France
  • Laura Biganzoli, Prato, Italia
  • Fatima Cardoso, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Lisa Carey, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Rebecca Dent, Singapore, Singapore
  • Peter Dubsky, Luzern, Switzerland
  • Jean-Sebastien Frenel, Nantes, France
  • Joseph Gligorov, Paris, France
  • Jos Jonkers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Kristine Kleivi Sahlberg, Drammen, Norway
  • Olivia Pagani, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Nick Turner, London, UK

CNS tumours

  • Chair: Roger Henriksson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nicolaus Andratschke, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Alba A. Brandes, Bologna, Italy
  • Olivier Chinot, Marseilles, France
  • Philip De Witt Hamer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dominique Figarella-Branger, Marseilles, France
  • Hanna Mäenpää, Helsinki, Finland
  • Christine Marosi, Vienna, Austria
  • Simone Niclou, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Matthias Preusser, Vienna, Austria
  • Joan Seoane, Barcelona, Spain
  • Michael Weller, Zurich, Switzerland

Developmental therapeutics

  • Chair: Christophe Massard, Villejuif, France
  • Emiliano Calvo, Madrid, Spain
  • Jayesh Desai, Melbourne, Australia
  • Giulio F. Draetta, Houston, TX, USA
  • Elena Garralda, Barcelona, Spain
  • Antoine Italiano, Boudeaux, France
  • Ulrik Lassen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jordi Rodon, Houston, TX, USA
  • Olivia Rossanese, London, UK
  • Stefan Sleijfer, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Nora Sundahl, Gent, Belgium
  • Teresa Troiani, Naples, Italy
  • Ana Vivancos, Barcelona, Spain

Gastrointestinal tumours, colorectal

  • Chair: Michel Ducreux, Villejuif, France
  • Dirk Arnold, Hamburg, Germany
  • Daniela Aust, Dresden, Germany
  • Chiara Cremolini, Pisa, Italy
  • Thierry de Baère, Villejuif, France
  • Riccardo Fodde, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Erika Martinelli, Naples, Italy
  • Pia Östersund, Tampere, Finland
  • Timothy Price, Adelaide, Australia
  • Ramon Salazar, Barcelona, Spain
  • David Sebag-Montefiore, Leeds, UK
  • Livio Trusolino, Turin, Italy
  • Takayuki Yoshino, Kashiwa, Japan

Gastrointestinal tumours, non-colorectal

  • Chair: Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Fatima Carneiro, Porto, Portugal
  • Thierry Conroy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
  • Silvia Giordano, Candiolo, Italy
  • Maarten Hulshof, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Yelena Janjigian, New York, NY, USA
  • Florian Lordick, Leipzig, Germany
  • Kei Muro, Nagoya, Japan
  • John Reynolds, Dublin, Ireland
  • Lorenza Rimassa, Rozzano, Italy
  • Kevin Ryan, Glasgow, UK
  • Elizabeth Smyth, Cambridge, UK
  • Arndt Vogel, Hannover, Germany

Genitourinary tumours, prostate

  • Chair: Maria De Santis , Berlin, Germany
  • Andrea Alimonti, Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Gert Attard, London, UK
  • Eleni Efstathiou, Houston, TX, USA
  • Karim Fizazi , Villejuif, France
  • Silke Gillessen, Manchester, UK
  • Henrik Grönberg, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ravindran Kanesvaran, Singapore, Singapore
  • Joaquin Mateo, Barcelona, Spain
  • Nicolas Mottet, St. Etienne, France
  • Charles Ryan , Minneapolis, CA, USA
  • Cora Sternberg, New York, NY, USA
  • Tapio Visakorpi, Tampere, Finland

Genitourinary tumours, non-prostate

  • Chair: Manuela Schmidinger, Vienna, Austria
  • Giulia Baciarello, Villejuif, France
  • Aristotelis Bamias, Athens, Greece
  • Walter Berger, Vienna, Austria
  • Richard Cathomas, Chur, Switzerland
  • Eva Comperat, Paris, France
  • Viktor Grünwald, Essen, Germany
  • Juergen Gwschwend, Munich, Germany
  • Margaret Knowles, Leeds, UK
  • Arnaud Mejean, Paris, France
  • Jan Oldenburg , Lørenskog, Norway
  • Lisa Pickering , London, UK
  • Camillo Porta, Pavia, Italy

Gynaecological cancers

  • Chair: Isabelle Ray-Coquard, Lyon, France
  • Ahmed Ahmed, Oxford, UK
  • Susana Banerjee, London, UK
  • David Cibula , Prague, Czech Republic
  • Nicole Concin, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Antonio González-Martin, Navarra, Spain
  • Florence Joly, Caen, France
  • Domenica Lorusso, Milan, Italy
  • Ian McNeish, London, UK
  • Mansoor Mirza, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Remy Nout, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Ana Oaknin, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sandro Pignata, Naples, Italy

Haematological malignancies

  • Chair: Markus Manz, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Andrew Davies, Southampton, UK
  • Meletios Dimopoulos, Athens , Greece
  • Maria Gomes da Silva, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Brian Huntly, Cambridge, UK
  • Marco Ladetto, Alessandria, Italy
  • Letitia Quintanilla-Fend, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Pieter Sonneveld, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Lena Specht, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Maria José Terol , Valencia , Spain
  • Emanuele Zucca, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Head and neck cancer

  • Chair: Anthony TC Chan, Hong Kong , China
  • Pierre Blanchard , Villejuif, France
  • Cedric Blanpain, Brussels, Belgium
  • Irene Braña, Barcelona, Spain
  • Volker Budach, Berlin, Germany
  • Ana Castro, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
  • Sandrine Faivre, Paris, France
  • Jennifer Grandis, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Kevin Harrington, London, UK
  • Laura Locati , Milan, Italy
  • Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brussels, Belgium
  • Sjoukje F Oosting , Groningen , Netherlands
  • Christian Simon, Lausanne, Switzerland

Investigational immunotherapy

  • Chair: Naiyer Rizvi, New York, NY, USA
  • Christian Blank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Silvia Formenti, New York, NY, USA
  • François Ghiringhelli, Dijon, France
  • Nadia Guerra, London, UK
  • Michele Maio, Siena, Italy
  • Aurélien Marabelle, Villejuif, France
  • Ignacio Melero, Pamplona, Spain
  • Maria Rescigno, Milan, Italy
  • Pedro Romero, Epalinges, Switzerland
  • Inge-Marie Svane , Herlev, Denmark
  • Fiona Thistlethwaite, Manchester, UK

Melanoma and other skin tumours

  • Chair: Georgina Long, Sydney, Australia
  • Ana Arance, Barcelona, Spain
  • Paolo Ascierto, Naples, Italy
  • Bartosz Chmielowski, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • David Fisher, Boston, MA, USA
  • Helen Gogas, Athens, Greece
  • James Larkin, London, UK
  • Salvador Martin-Algarra, Navarra, Spain
  • Daniela Massi, Florence, Italy
  • Olivier Michielin, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Caroline Robert, Villejuif, France
  • Marisol Soengas, Madrid, Spain
  • Alexander van Akkooi, Amsterdam, Netherlands

NETs and endocrine tumours

  • Chair: Nicola Fazio, Milan, Italy
  • Alfredo Berruti, Brescia, Italy
  • Emilio Bertani, Milan, Italy
  • Rocio García Carbonero, Madrid, Spain
  • Enrique Grande , Madrid, Spain
  • Angela Lamarca, Manchester, UK
  • Ulrich-Frank Pape, Berlin, Germany
  • Julien Sage, Stanford, CA, USA
  • Jean-Yves Scoazec, Villejuif, France
  • Eva Segelov, Melbourne, Australia
  • Halfdan Sorbye, Bergen, Norway
  • Jonathan Strosberg, Tampa, FL, USA
  • Christina Thirlwell, London, UK

Non-metastatic NSCLC and other thoracic malignancies

  • Chair: Johan Vansteenkiste, Leuven, Belgium
  • Thierry Berghmans, Brussels, Belgium
  • Julian Downward, Cambridge, UK
  • Rafal Dziadziuszko, Gdansk, Poland
  • Enriqueta Felip, Barcelona, Spain
  • Oliver Gautschi, Luzern , Switzerland
  • Lizza E. Hendriks , Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Keith Kerr, Aberdeen, UK
  • Floriana Morgillo, Naples, Italy
  • Umberto Ricardi, Torino, Italy
  • Michael Thomas, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Ad Verhagen , Nijmegen, Netherlands

NSCLC, metastatic

  • Chair: Natasha Leighl, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Benjamin Besse, Villejuif, France
  • Fiona Blackhall, Manchester, UK
  • Marina Garassino, Milan, Italy
  • Michela Garofalo, Manchester, UK
  • Pilar Garrido , Madrid, Spain
  • Sam Janes, London, UK
  • Pasi Jänne, Boston, MA, USA
  • Celine Mascaux, Marseille, France
  • Charles Rudin, New York, NY, USA
  • Suresh Senan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Daniel Tan, Singapore, Singapore
  • Alona Zer, Tel Aviv, Israel

Public policy

  • Chair: Rosa Giuliani, Manchester, UK
  • Ana Clopes, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
  • Elisabeth de Vries, Groningen, Netherlands
  • William Evans, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Panos (Panagiotis) Kanavos, London, UK
  • Christophe Le Tourneau, Paris, France
  • Martin Moreno, Valencia, Spain
  • Francesco Pignatti, London, UK
  • Giovanni Tafuri, Diemen , Netherlands
  • Dario Trapani, Milan, Italy
  • Vlad Voiculescu, Bucharest, Romania

Sarcoma

  • Chair: Winette van der Graaf, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jean-Yves Blay, Lyon, France
  • Paolo Casali, Milan, Italy
  • Anastasia Constantinidou, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Olivier Delattre, Paris, France
  • Marco Fiore, Milan, Italy
  • Suzanne George , Boston, MA, USA
  • Bernd Kasper, Mannheim, Germany
  • Javier Martin-Broto, Seville, Spain
  • Christina Messiou , Sutton, UK
  • Nicolas Penel , Lille, France
  • Hans Ulrich Schildhaus , Goettingen, Germany
  • Eleni Tomazou, Vienna, Austria

Supportive and palliative care

  • Chair: Stein Kaasa, Oslo, Norway
  • Richard Berman, Manchester, UK
  • Marie Fallon, Edinburgh, UK
  • Marianne Hjemstad, Oslo, Norway
  • David Hui, Houston, TX, USA
  • Karin Jordan, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Gudrun Kreye, Krems, Austria
  • Dominique Lossignol , Brussels, Belgium
  • Carla Ida Ripamonti, Milan, Italy
  • Florian Scotté, Paris, France
  • Anton Snegovoy, Moscow, Russia
  • Marianne Stein, Berlin, Germany
  • Jayne Wood, Lodon, UK

Translational Research

  • Co-Chair: Samra Turajlic, London, UK (ESMO)
  • Co-Chair: Vincenzo Costanzo, Milan, Italy (EACR)
  • Joaquin Arribas, Barcelona, Spain
  • Alberto Bardelli, Candiolo, Italy
  • Michal Bassani, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Teresa Davoli, New York, NY, USA
  • Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, Madrid, Spain
  • Thanos Halazonetis, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dan Landau , New York, NY, USA
  • Pierre Laurent-Puig, Paris, France
  • Serena Nik-Zainal , Cambridge, UK
  • Michael Speicher, Graz, Austria