Member of the Clinical Advisory Board since September 2021
Education: MD, PhD
Background: Professor and Division Head of Digestive Oncology at University of Leuven and University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium and is the president of the Belgian Foundation against Cancer. Dr. Van Cutsem has received several awards, amongst others the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Award in 2019 and the European Awards in Medicine for Cancer Research. He co-founded ESMO GI/World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, and is Chair of the meeting in Barcelona, Spain. He serves/served on the board or key committee of ESMO (executive board and several committees), ASCO (program committee and international affairs committee), EORTC (executive board and chair GI Cancer group), ENET (advisory board), ECCO (program committee), ESDO (president), and many others.