Virginie Westeel

Address Chest Disease Department
University Hospital



Virginie Westeel, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pulmonology at the University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France and head of the Thoracic Oncology unit in the University Hospital of Besançon, France.

She is a graduate of the University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France and her specialty is pulmonary medicine. Her clinical and research activities are exclusively dedicated to lung cancer and her research interests include lung cancer therapeutics, follow-up and evidence-based medicine. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the only large multicentre randomized trial on the follow-up after surgery for lung cancer conducted to date.

She has taken on the role of Joint Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Lung Cancer Review Group in 2013.