Bertrand Tombal, Vice-president
Prof Bertrand Tombal is Chairman of the Division of Urology and Professor of Urology at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium. He obtained his MD in 1990 and his PhD in 2003, both from UCL. His primary clinical interest is the treatment of advanced stages of prostate cancer, and particularly hormonal treatment and development of new biological agents. He is heading the uro-oncology division at UCL where he is coordinating several trials in this research area. Prof Tombal has authored many published papers, books, and book chapters.
Since September 2017, he is president of the European Organization for Research and Treatment in Cancer (EORTC), the leading European academic research organization in the field of cancer.