Organisation Overview

The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, which unites clinical cancer research experts, throughout Europe, to define better treatments for cancer patients to prolong survival and improve quality of life. Spanning from translational to large, prospective, multi-centre, phase III clinical trials that evaluate new therapies and treatment strategies as well as patient quality of life, its activities are coordinated from EORTC Headquarters, a unique international clinical research infrastructure, based in Brussels, Belgium.

Our Mission

Improving cancer Patient Survival and Quality of Life – at the heart of EORTC’s research, since 1962.

Our Impact

Enabling and Delivering on Practice-Changing Clinical Cancer Research since 1962.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2021 - Cover

Annual Report 2021

 
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Annual Report 2020

 
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EORTC Leadership Team

Denis Lacombe - Chief Executive Officer

EORTC CEO

Denis Lacombe

 
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Vassilis Golfinopoulos

HEADQUARTERS DIRECTOR

Vassilis Golfinopoulos

 
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Jan Bogaerts

SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR

Jan Bogaerts

 
Christian Brunet

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Christian Brunet

 
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PROJECTS DIRECTOR

Pascale Baltus

 

Latest EORTC Press Releases

  • PRESS RELEASE: Better treatment for better health: lifting the veil on treatment optimisation

  • MSD’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Significantly Improved Disease-Free Survival (DFS) Versus Placebo as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Regardless of PD-L1 Expression

  • PRESS RELEASE: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and Pierre Fabre Partner to Address Treatment Gap for Stage 2 Melanoma Patients

  • PRESS RELEASE: Sanofi partnering with leading academic cooperative groups to study amcenestrant in the adjuvant setting for patients with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer

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The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, which unites clinical cancer research experts, throughout Europe, to define better treatments for cancer patients to prolong survival and improve quality of life. Spanning from translational to large, prospective, multi-centre, phase III clinical trials that evaluate new therapies and treatment strategies as well as patient quality of life, its activities are coordinated from EORTC Headquarters, a unique international clinical research infrastructure, based in Brussels, Belgium.

For further information, please visit www.eortc.org.

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EORTC Building

EORTC HQ building Brussels

 
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EORTC HQ building Brussels

 
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Media Relations Contact Information

Our Communications team loves working with journalists to share compelling stories about cancer research and care. If you are a member of the media and would like to reach out, please send an email to communication@eortc.org.