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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

  • Collaborate on compiling the ESMO Educational program of the yearly Congress as Educational representative
  • Review the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines in his/her area of expertise
  • Speak at the ESMO Congresses, Courses, Preceptorships, Advanced courses, ESMO Summits and International meetings
  • Become an ESMO spokesperson in his/her area of expertise
  • Collaborate on the ESMO E-learning project and OncologyPRO material
  • Contribute to ESMO’s surveys


  • Composed of 20 topic groups, each with its own Faculty Coordinator/s
  • Faculty Coordinators to LEAD the group and ACT as a liason with the Director of Education and the Educational Committee  
  • Appointed by the Director of Education and Educational Committee on the basis of their expertise

ESMO Faculty Group/Speciality and Faculty Coordinator

  • Breast Cancer, Peter Schmid, UK
  • Cancer Prevention, Shiran Shapira, IL
  • CNS Tumours, Giuseppe Minniti, IT
  • Developmental Therapeutics, Alex Adjei, USA
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lower digestive, Julien Taieb, FR
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer, Upper digestive, Hanneke van Laarhoven, NL
  • Genitourinary Tumours, Prostate, Silke Gillessen, CH
  • Genitourinary Tumours, non-Prostate, Laurence Albiges, FR
  • Gynaecological Cancers, Isabelle Ray-Coquard, FR
  • Haematological Malignancies, Marco Ladetto, IT
  • Head and Neck Cancer, Sjoukje Oosting, NL
  • Investigational Immunotherapy, James Larkin, UK
  • Melanoma and other Skin Tumours, Karijn Suijkerbuijk, NL
  • NETs and Endocrine Tumours, Rocio Garcia-Carbonero, ES
  • Non-Metastatic NSCLC and other Thoracic Malignancies, Magdalena Knetki-Wroblewska, PL
  • NSCLC Metastatic, Natasha Leighl, CA
  • Public Policy Sciences, José M. Martin-Moreno, ES
  • Sarcoma, Silvia Stacchiotti, IT
  • Supportive and Palliative Care, Christina Ruhlmann, DK
  • Translational Research, Samra Turajilic, UK

Last update: January 2024

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