Editorial Board

Editor-in-chief

Professor Christoph Zielinski
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Competing interests

Professor Zielinski is Director of the Clinical Division of Oncology and Chairman of the Department of Medicine I at Medical University Vienna, Austria. He serves as Coordinator of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Medical University Vienna and the General Hospital in Vienna, Austria, and is President of the Central European Cooperative Oncology Group.

Professor Zielinski has played an active role within the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) since 2011, and is currently a member of the ESMO Executive Board, Chairperson of the ESMO Fellowships and Awards Committee and served as Local Officer of the ESMO Congress 2012 as well as the European Cancer Congress 2015, both in Vienna, Austria. Professor Zielinski is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Deputy editor-in-chief

Dr Matthias Preusser
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Competing interests

Deputy editor-in-chief for social media and multimedia

Dr Anna Berghoff
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Associate editors

Evandro de Azambuja
Jules Bordet Institute
Brussels, Belgium

Andrés Cervantes
University of Valencia
Valencia, Spain
Competing Interests

Fortunato Ciardiello
Second University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Jean-Yves Douillard
University of Nantes Medical School
Nantes, France
Competing Interests

Cora Sternberg
San Camillo Forlanini Hospital
Rome, Italy
Competing Interests

Josep Tabernero
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain
Competing Interests

Elisabeth de Vries
University Medical Centre Groningen,
Groningen, Netherlands

Editorial board for multimedia and social media

Teresa Amaral
Affiliated to Health Direction,
Portuguese Air Force, Portugal

Federica Di Nicolantonio
Candiolo Cancer Institute
Torino, Italy

Christoph Oing
University Medical Centre Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

Laurids Ostergaar Poulsen
Aalborg University Hospital
Aalborg, Denmark

Marina Parry
Institute of Cancer Research
London, UK

Affiliated society representatives

AIOM Representative

Silvia Novello
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

CSCO Representative

Yi-Long Wu
Guangdong General Hospital
Guangdong, China

JSMO Representative

Hironobu Minami
Kobe University School of Medicine
Kobe, Japan

KACO Representative

Seock-Ah Im
Seoul National University
Seoul, Republic of Korea

RUSSCO Representative

Mikhail Fedyanin
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Moscow, Russia

Editorial board

Breast Cancer

Carmen Criscitiello
European Institute of Oncology
Milan, Italy

Peeter Karihtala
University of Oulu
Oulu, Finland

Rupert Bartsch
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Leticia de Mattos Arruda
Vall d´Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

CNS

Emilie le Rhun
University Hospital Lille
Lille, France

Rakesh Jalal
Tata Memorial Hospital
Mumbai, India

Gastrointestinal Cancers

Dirk Arnold
CUF Hospitals Cancer Center
Lisbon, Portugal
UCCH University Cancer Center
Hamburg, Germany

Heinz-Josef Lenz
University of Southern California
California, USA

Guillem Argiles
Vall d´Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Gerald Prager
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Dr Erika Martinelli
Second University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Gynecological Cancers

Johnathan Ledermann
University College London
London, UK

Susanna Banerjee
Royal Marsden Hospital
London, UK

Head and Neck Cancer

Marco Merlano
Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle
Cuneo, Italy

Paolo Bossi
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori
Milan, Italy

Lung Cancer

Floriana Morgillo
Second University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Christian Rolfo
University of Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium

Silvia Novello
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

Robert Pirker
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Caicun Zhou
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital
Shanghai, China

Yi-Long Wu
Guangdong General Hospital
Guangdong, China

Yuichiro Ohe
National Cancer Center Hospital East
Tokyo, Japan

Sarcoma

Jean-Yves Blay
Centre Léon Bérard
Lyon, France

Anna Maria Frezza
Istituto Nazionale Tumori
Milan, Italy

Melanoma

Reinhard Dummer
University Hospital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland

Paolo Ascierto
University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Urological Cancers

Cora Sternberg
San Camillo Forlanini Hospital
Rome, Italy

Michiel Strijbos
AZ Klina Hospital
Antwerp, Belgium

Hematologic Malignancies

Ulrich Jäger
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Francesco LoCoco
Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy

Cancers of Unknown Primary

George Pentheroudakis
University of Ioannina
Ioannina, Greece

Immunotherapy

John Haanen
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Heinz Zwierzina
Innsbruck University
Innsbruck, Austria

Targeted Treatments, Precision Medicine and Big Data

Teresa Troiani
Second University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Emile Voest
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rodrigo Dienstmann
Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology
Barcelona, Spain

Statistics

Urania Dafni
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Athens, Greece

ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Scale

Josep Tabernero
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Elisabeth de Vries
University Medical Centre Groningen,
Groningen, Netherlands

Global Oncology

Alexandru Eniu
Ion Chiricuta Cancer Institute
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Cancer Science

Richard Marais
University of Manchester
Manchester, UK

Yardena Samuels
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

Maria Sibilia
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Supportive and Palliative Care

Karin Jordan
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

G. S. Bhattacharyya
Fortis Hospital
Kolkata, India

News in cancer

Dr Andres Cervantes
University of Valencia
Valencia, Spain

Cancer and the arts

Mr Wolfgang Wagner
Austria Press Agency
Vienna, Austria