Clinique de Genolier

Dr. med. Matti Aapro

Medical oncologist, member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

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Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

Competences

Dr med. Matti Aapro is a medical oncologist and a member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) in oncology. His areas of interest include breast cancer, geriatric oncology, developing new pharmacological treatments and palliative care.

He has written more than 250 peer-reviewed articles and in excess of 350 scientific articles.

Work Experience

  • Medical oncologist at the Clinique de Genolier and the Clinique Générale-Beaulieu
  • President-Elect of the ECCO (European Cancer Organisation) for 2020 and 2021 
  • Board member of the SIOG (International Society for Geriatric Oncology)
  • Former President of the MASCC (Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer) and Chair of the MASCC Antiemetics Study Group
  • Board member (honorary president) of the AFSOS (Association Francophone des Soins Oncologiques de Support)
  • Founding president of the Medicine and radiotherapy division of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy
  • Board member of the Genolier Cancer Centre
  • Former President of the Medical oncology and radiotherapy division of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy
  • Former Consultant, Oncology department, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland     
  • Board member of the EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer)
  • Chair and organiser of the World Cancer Congress held by the UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) in 2008 and 2010

Memberships

  • Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) specialising in medical oncology
  • Honorary member of the AFSOS (Association Francophone des Soins Oncologiques de Support)
  • Honorary member of the JASCC (Japanese Association of Supportive Care in Cancer)
  • Honorary member of the RUSSCO (Russian Society of Clinical Oncology)

Awards

  • Honorary doctorate from the University of Tampere, Finland

He has been awarded prizes by:

  • Acta Oncologica
  • SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology)
  • MASCC (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer)
  • ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology), B.J. Kennedy award

Education

  • Doctorate in medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Fellow at the Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson, United States

Apprenticeship

  • Faculty member at the ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology)
  • Board member and Chair of the SPCC (Sharing Progress in Cancer Care) programme of the ESO (European School of Oncology)

Publications

  • Honorary editor of Critical Reviews in Oncology/Haematology
  • Section editor (geriatric oncology) of The Oncologist
  • Founder and editor of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology
  • Former Associate editor of Annals of Oncology and the European Journal of Cancer
  • Former member of the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (breast cancer section)
  • Member of the editorial board of Annals of Oncology, Current Opinions in Oncology, Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, Oncologie and Oncology
  • Editor of the Journal of Cancer Policy
Dr Aapro has published over 300 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Editor-in-Chief of www. qualityoflife.elsevierresource.com
Assistant Editor (Geriatric Section) of The Oncologist
Founding Editor of Journal of Geriatric Oncology
Former Deputy Editor of Annals of Oncology and the European Journal of Cancer
Former member of the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (breast section)
Annals of Oncology Editorial Board Member, Current Opinions in Oncology, Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, Oncology and Oncology

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