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Matti Aapro

Multidisciplinary Institute of Oncology, Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland
Dr. Matti Aapro, dean of the Multidisciplinary Oncology Institute, Genolier, Switzerland, previously chaired the Medical and Radiation Department, European Institute of Oncology, Milano. He was a Board member of EORTC and Past-president of MASCC. He was also on  Board of Directors of MASCC for 2012-2014. Dr. Aapro chaired the scientific and organizing committees of UICC’s World Cancer Congresses 2008 in Geneva, and 2010 in Shenzhen (China). He coordinates the SPCC programme of the European School of Oncology. He is Editor-in-Chief of Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, Associate Editor for Annals of Oncology and the geriatric section of the Oncologist and founding member of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology (JGO). His major interests are new drug development, breast cancer, supportive care, and cancer in the elderly. Dr. Aapro is the recipient of the 2012 ASCO B.J. Kennedy prize.