Matti S Aapro, MD

Dean, Multidisciplinary, Oncology Institute, Genolier
Dr Aapro coordinates the Sharing Progress in Cancer Care (SPCC) program of the European School of Oncology (ESO) and serves the International Society for Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) as an Executive Board member. He has been a member of the board of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). He is Past President of the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), and is now on its Board of Directors for 2012 to 2014.

Dr Aapro is Editor-in-Chief of Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, Associate Editor for the geriatric section of the Oncologist, and is Founding Editor of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology, and was Associate Editor for Annals of Oncology. He has authored more than 250 publications and his major interests are new drug development, breast cancer, supportive care, and cancer in the elderly.

Dr Aapro received the 2012 ASCO BJ Kennedy prize.