Oops, you're using an old version of your browser so some of the features on this page may not be displaying properly.

MINIMAL Requirements: Google Chrome 24+Mozilla Firefox 20+Internet Explorer 11Opera 15–18Apple Safari 7SeaMonkey 2.15-2.23

2022: Gender Equity in Oncology: Challenges & Opportunities

The ESMO Women for Oncology Forum at #ESMO22 and #ESMOAsia22 raised awareness on gender imbalance in leadership positions in oncology and addressed challenges and opportunities to close the gender gap

Speakers and participants engaged in a discussion related to the impact of gender on professional career:

  • Latest data on representation of women in oncology
  • Impact of gender on professional career, including harassment in the workplace

ESMO W4O Forum at ESMO 2022, 11 September 2022



  • Pilar Garrido, ESMO W4O Committee Chair
  • Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for health and food safety
  • Helena Linardou, ESMO W4O Committee member
  • Andrés Cervantes, ESMO President-elect
  • Elene Mariamidze, ESMO YOC member


  • Video contribution - Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety’s video contribution
  • Introduction and update on ESMO W4O research – Pilar Garrido
  • Roundtable discussion, with Pilar Garrido, Helena Linardou, Andrés Cervantes, Elene Mariamidze

Session at ESMO Asia Congress 2022, 4 December 2022



  • Pilar Garrido, ESMO W4O Committee Chair
  • Janice Tsang, ESMO W4O Committee Member
  • Jyoti Bajpai, ESMO W4O Committee Member
  • Thanyanan Baisamut (Reungwetwattana)
  • Joline Lim


  • Rebecca A. Dent
  • David Tan


  • Welcome and introduction -  and Pilar Garrido
  • Discussion on results of ESMO W4O study in Hong Kong – Janice Tsang
  • Gender-related challenges in India, Thailand, Singapore – Jyoti Bajpai, Thanyanan Baisamut (Reungwetwattana), Joline Lim
  • Discussion – David Tan, Rebecca A. Dent

This site uses cookies. Some of these cookies are essential, while others help us improve your experience by providing insights into how the site is being used.

For more detailed information on the cookies we use, please check our Privacy Policy.

Customise settings
  • Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and you can only disable them by changing your browser preferences.