Alexander M.M. Eggermont, MD,PhD, Paris-Saclay University, Paris, France

Paris, France

Professor at Paris-Saclay University, Paris, France

About Alexander M.M. Eggermont

Alexander M.M. Eggermont, MD,PhD           

Chief Scientific Officer Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, the Netherlands                                                         Full Professor of Oncology Classe Exceptionnelle, Paris-Saclay University, Paris, France Coordinator Comprehensive Cancer Center Program Deutsche KrebsHilfe, Germany                        Strategic Advisor @ DKFZ-NCT for the Multisite NCT program, Germany                         

(Past) Professional Positions: Director General of Gustave Roussy Comprehensive Cancer Center, Villejuif, France, (2010-2019). Full Professor of Surgical Oncology (2003-2016), Endowed Professor of International Networking in Cancer Research (2011-2018) at Erasmus University MC Rotterdam.. PhD in tumor immunology at Erasmus University Rotterdam (1987) and Fellow of the NIH-NCI (Surgery Branch, Steve Rosenberg) (1985-86).

Professional awards (selection): Joseph Maisin Chair in Oncology at Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium (2001); ASCO Statemans Award (2010); Michiel Van Vloten Award of the Dutch Surgical Society (2016); John Wayne Award of Clinical Research of SSO (2018); Doctorate Honoris Causa (University Essen, Germany) (2018); Honorary Chair KAZIOR (Kazakh Institute of Oncology and Radiotherapy)(2019);  Deutsche Krebshilfe Cancer Award (2020)

Specialties & Scientific Output: Clinical: immunotherapy, melanoma, sarcoma, general drug development, regional Tx. Basic/Translational: tumor immunology, animal models and tumor patho-physiology. Scientific Output: >900 publications; 36 PhD theses from research programs @ ErasmusMC: H-index/citations: 100, >46000 citations (Web of Science), HI:102, >48000 (Scopus); HI:110, >56000 (Research Gate);  HI:121, >70000 citations (Google Scholar)

International (current & past) scientific societal positions

  • Past President European Academy of Cancer Sciences (2010-2019)
  • Past President Cancer Core Europe (2014-2019) (Gustave Roussy – Cambridge Cancer Center – NKI Amsterdam- Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology- Istituto Nazionale Tumori de Milano- Karolinska Institutet – DKFZ / NCT)
  • ECCO: Past President of ECCO (the European CanCer Organization)
  • EORTC: Past President of EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) past Chairman of the Melanoma Group
  • ASCO: Past Member Board of Directors of ASCO (Surgery Chair) and JCO Editorial Board
  • AACR: Past Deputy Editor of Clinical Cancer Research (2001-2009)
  • Deutsche Krebshilfe: President International Jury for Comprehensive Cancer Centres Program
  • ESMO: Executive Board:  2014-2018
  • CRUK: Board of Trustees/Strategic Research Committee (2016-2020)
  • DFG Wissenschaftsrat, Germany: since 2017
  • European Journal of Cancer: Editor-in-Chief since 01-01-2011


Societal Awards

  • Légion d’Honneur, France (2015)
  • Presidential Medal, Kazakhstan (2014)

Upcoming Conferences

Cancer Conference
Cancer Science & Therapeutics 2020 "Webinar"
Theme: New Challenges in Cancer Treatment and Research During COVID-19 Pandemic
October 3rd, 2020


Prof. Dr. Anouar Alami
Prof. Dr. Anouar Alami
Professor, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Moroco.
Prof. Dr. Leticia M. Estevinho
Prof. Dr. Leticia M. Estevinho
Braganca, Portugal
Professor, Dept. of Biology & Biotechnology, School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (ESA-IPB), Portugal.
Nirbhay Kumar, Ph.D.
Nirbhay Kumar, Ph.D.
Washington DC, USA
Professor, Dept. of Global Health, The Milken Institute School of Public Health, USA.
Prof. Istvan Toth
Prof. Istvan Toth
Brisbane, Australia
Chair in Biological Chemistry & Professor of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland (UQ)
Robyn Nelson, PhD, MS, RN
Robyn Nelson, PhD, MS, RN
California, USA
Emeritus Professor, CSU Sacramento, USA
Dr. Oara Neumann
Dr. Oara Neumann
Texas, USA
Research Scientist at Rice University, Texas, USA
Dr. CecIle Jugroot
Dr. Cecile Malardier-Jugroot
Ontario, Canada
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and VP Research, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
Dr Clare Hoskins
Dr Clare Hoskins
United Kingdom
Reader at University of Strathclyde, UK
Samer Hussein, Ph.D.
Samer Hussein, Ph.D.
Québec, Canada
Professeur adjoint, Département de Biologie Moléculaire, Biochimie Médicale et Pathologie
Donald Davidoff
Dr. Donald Davidoff, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts, United States
Chief, Department of Neuropsychology at McLean Hospital, Assistant Professor Harvard Medical School
Dr. Jean-Yves Masson
Dr. Jean-Yves Masson
Quebec, Canada
Full Professor, Université Laval
Dr. Donna Hedges
Donna Hedges, PhD, MSN, MBA, CNE
Texas, USA
Assistant Dean, Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio, Texas
Adele Webb, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Executive Dean of Healthcare Initiatives at Capella University
Dr. Oliver J. Morgan, Professor Scranton, PA , Counseling & Human Services University of Scranton
Oliver J. Morgan, Ph.D., LMFT, MAC
Professor Scranton, PA , Counseling & Human Services University of Scranton
Dr. Hank Hill
Hank C. Hill, MD, Surgical Oncology
Florida, USA
Fellowship-Trained Surgical Oncologist Board Certified General Surgeon
Prof.Dr. Fusun Terzioglu (RN, Msc, PhD) Atilim University
Ankara Province, Turkey
Dean of Faculty of Health Science, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Subbaya Subramanian
Dr. Subbaya Subramanian
St. Paul, USA
Professor, Department of Surgery University of Minnesota Medical School
Hilal Arnouk
Hilal Arnouk, MD, PhD
Chicago, USA
Associate Professor at the Department of Pathology at Midwestern University
Reezena H. Malaska
Dr. Reezena H. Malaska, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN
Florida, USA
Critical Care Educator/Clinical Instructor/Professor
Dr. Myron Szewczuk
Myron R. Szewczuk, Ph.D.
Ontario, Canada
Professor of Immunology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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