Andrés Cervantes

ESMO Educational Committee Chair

Function ESMO Executive Board
Term 2016 – 2017
Address University of Valencia


Andres Cervantes

Professor Andrés Cervantes is Professor of Medicine at the University of Valencia. He completed his training in Medical Oncology at the University Hospital in Valencia. After completing his clinical training he got a research fellowship for two years at the Free University Hospital in Amsterdam, where he obtained his PhD degree with a work on multidrug resistance in the Cellular Pharmacology Lab of this institution.

Professor Cervantes serves as Head of Section in Medical Oncology at the Dept. of Haematology and Medical Oncology at the University Hospital in Valencia. His main areas of research and clinical interest are gastrointestinal and gynaecologic malignancies as well as phase I trials and new drug development. He is the author of many research articles and educational papers published in peer-reviewed journals. He is also the Editor of Cancer Treatment Reviews and Clinical and Translational Oncology. Since January 2014, he is serving Annals of Oncology, the ESMO flagship journal, as Associate Editor for the gastrointestinal malignancies area. He is ESMO's Educational Committee Chair.

ESMO 2016 Congress

"As the leading oncology event in Europe, the ESMO 2016 Congress gives oncologists the chance to learn about the latest in the hottest fields of oncology, such as targeted therapies and immunotherapies, and to engage with colleagues from across the oncology specialities."

Andrés Cervantes


Andrés Cervantes is the Scientific Chair of the ESMO 2016 Congress, taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark (7-11 October, 2016).
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