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 the 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: Gynaecological Oncology, Molecular Biology, Breast Cancers and Ovarian Tumors


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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 gynaecological 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

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