Prof. Jaak Janssens specialized in oncology

Prof. Jaak Janssens

Head of Oncology department – Limburg Oncological Center, Salvator Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium.

Country Belgium
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Gynecological Oncology and Breast Cancer
Experience 1978 years
Languages English and German

Prof. Jak Janssens is Head of Oncology department – Limburg Oncological Center, Salvator Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium. His research work is mainly on breast cancer molecular biology with about 200 publications. He is the editor of the European Journal of Cancer Prevention.

Areas of expertise: Oncology, Molecular Biology and Breast Cancer

About

After graduating from medical school at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Prof. Janssens combined specialization in radiotherapy & oncology with molecular biology. He received various scholarships in the Health Science Center of the University of Texas at San Antonio, the Baylor College in Houston, the MD Anderson Cancer Institute at Houston, the Roger Adams Institute at Champaign, University of Illinois, US and Henri Mondor Hospital in Paris. His main clinical work is at the Limburg Oncological Center in Belgium, primarily in the field of gynecological oncology. His research interests are mainly about breast cancer molecular biology and lifestyle factors in children related to breast cancer. Since 2004, he has been the president of the European Cancer Prevention Organization, the editor of the European Journal of Cancer Prevention, the author of about 200 Peer reviewed publications mainly in the field of breast cancer and the owner of 5 medical products and devices related patents.


Experiences and Positions

1985 - Today

Professor
University of Hasselt & Maastricht

Head of Department Oncology
Oncological Center – Salvator Hospital – Hasselt

President
European Cancer Prevention Organization

Editor
European Journal of Cancer Prevention


Degrees and Certifications

Specialist in Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology
Catholic University of Leuven
1983

ECFMG Certificate
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
1979

MBBch
1978


Memberships

Member of:

  • Oversees Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (London) (2001)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (1993)
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology (1989)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (1987)

Links

  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29896312
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22644232
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22156995
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22001915
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19352188
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18562956
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17386970

Other experts in the same speciality

Prof. José Luis Pérez Gracia  specialized in oncology

Prof. José Luis Pérez Gracia

Consultant Oncologist in Medical Oncology Department, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

More about the expert
Prof. Hisham Mehanna  specialized in ENT

Prof. Hisham Mehanna

Chair of Ear, Nose and Throat and Head and Neck Surgery, and Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE), Birmingham.

More about the expert
Prof. Mehmet Sen  specialized in oncology

Prof. Mehmet Sen

Clinical oncologist, St James`s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, UK.

More about the expert
Prof. Sean Kehoe  specialized in obstetrics and gynecology

Prof. Sean Kehoe

Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham

More about the expert
Dr. Claire Paterson  specialized in oncology

Dr. Claire Paterson

Consultant Clinical Oncologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Glasgow and Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Scotland.

More about the expert
Dr. Richard  Viney   specialized in urology

Dr. Richard Viney

Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, birmingham, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Vasileios Apostolopoulos .  specialized in neurosurgery

Dr. Vasileios Apostolopoulos .

Consultant Oncological Neurosurgeon, Oxford University Hospitals.

More about the expert
Dr. Yahia Al-Tamimi  specialized in neurosurgery

Dr. Yahia Al-Tamimi

Consultant Neurosurgery at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and Claremont Private Hospital, Sheffield, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Russell Banner  specialized in oncology

Dr. Russell Banner

Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the South West Wales Cancer Centre

More about the expert
Dr. Maged Gharib  specialized in hematology

Dr. Maged Gharib

Consultant in Haematology at St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Liverpool.

More about the expert
Dr. Rafael Moleron  specialized in oncology

Dr. Rafael Moleron

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Aberdeen, Royal Infirmary

More about the expert
Dr. Lorcan O’Toole  specialized in oncology

Dr. Lorcan O’Toole

Consultant in Clinical Oncology, Castle Hill Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Hull York Medical School.

More about the expert
Dr. Bernie Foran  specialized in oncology

Dr. Bernie Foran

Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Joanna Nixon  specialized in oncology

Dr. Joanna Nixon

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Glasgow, UK

More about the expert
Dr. Khaled Dawas  specialized in gastrointestinal surgery

Dr. Khaled Dawas

Consultant in Upper Gastrointestinal surgery & Clinical Lecturer, Head of UGI Service, GI Divsion, University College Hospital London

More about the expert
Dr. James Good  specialized in oncology

Dr. James Good

Consultant Clinical Oncologist; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

More about the expert
Dr. John Parkin  specialized in urology

Dr. John Parkin

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Andrew McPartlin  specialized in oncology

Dr. Andrew McPartlin

Consultant Clinical Oncologist & Lecturer at The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

More about the expert
Dr. Maninder Singh Kalkat  specialized in cardiothoracic surgery

Dr. Maninder Singh Kalkat

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Clinical Service Lead, Regional Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Birmingham.

More about the expert
Prof. Karin Haustermans  specialized in oncology

Prof. Karin Haustermans

Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Leuven Cancer Institute of the University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium.

More about the expert
Dr. Qamar Ghafoor  specialized in oncology

Dr. Qamar Ghafoor

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Daniel Ford  specialized in oncology

Dr. Daniel Ford

Consultant Clinical Oncology and service lead, at University Hospital Birmingham, Uk.

More about the expert
Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD, MS  specialized in oncology

Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD, MS

Medical Director of Oncology and Radiation Oncology at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL, United States

More about the expert
Dr. Derek Grose  specialized in oncology

Dr. Derek Grose

Consultant Clinical Oncologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, UK.

More about the expert
Prof. Philippe Maingon   specialized in oncology

Prof. Philippe Maingon

Professor Radiation Oncology and Medical Director of the Oncology, Hematology and Supportive Care Units of the Medical University Hospital, Sorbonne University, France.

More about the expert
Dr. Ahmed Salem  specialized in oncology

Dr. Ahmed Salem

Consultant Clinical Oncology at The Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK.

More about the expert
Dr. Peter Monksfield  specialized in ENT

Dr. Peter Monksfield

Consultant ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Birmingham and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK.

More about the expert
Prof. Richard Irving  specialized in ENT

Prof. Richard Irving

Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK.

More about the expert
Docspert
Online