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Speaker’s Biographies

Raul Cordoba

Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Lymphoma Unit, Department of Hematology, Madrid, Spain

Dr Raul Cordoba is Head of the Lymphoma Unit at Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. He

obtained his Bachelor of Medicine degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid and went on to specialise in

Haematology at the University Hospital La Princesa, Madrid. He first started his research in the field of lymphoid

neoplasms, achieving his Master’s degree in Molecular Oncology from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre,

Madrid, and his PhD from the Department of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he is an Assistant

Professor at the Department of Medicine.

He is currently the Principal Investigator for the Haematology Programme of START Madrid-FJD, a unit dedicated

exclusively to Phase I trials in oncology. He also is the President of the Lymphoma Tumor Board and member of the

Institutional Review Board / Ethic Review Committee (IRB/ERC) in his institution.

Dr Cordoba is member of the Spanish Society of Hematology (SEHH), where he serves as the Vicepresident of the Spanish

Group of Hematology Geriatrics. He is also member of the European Society of Hematology, where he participates in the

European Lymphoma Group and the “Hematology and Aging” Working Group. Since 2014, he is the Spanish National

Representative at the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).

Romain Corre

CHU Pontchaillou Pneumology, Rennes, France

Romain Corre was resident in pneumology between 1999 and 2003 and acquired his medical license in 2003 as specialist

in pneumology at the Medicine University of Caen, France. He completed in 2003/2004 a degree of specialist in thoracic

oncology in cancer research center of Caen, France. In 2004–2006, he worked as hospital Assistant–Senior University

Registrar in the Hospital of Rennes. Since 2006, he has worked as hospital practitioner, Department of Pneumology,

in the General Hospital of Rennes, France. His main research interest is thoracic oncology and more specifically,

oncogeriatry in thoracic oncology.

Speaker Abstract(s): S05

Andrea Costanzi

Desio Hospital – ASST Monza, General Sugery, Desio (MB), Italy


High School Diploma, USA


Degree in Medicine, University of Milano

1993–1997 Resident in General and Emergency Surgery, University of Milano


Diploma in General and Emergency Surgery, University of Milano

1998–2001 NGO Volunteer and Cooperator as a Medical Doctor in Uganda

2001–2007 Physician in General and Emergency Surgery, Niguarda Hospital, Milano


Postgraduate Diploma in Health System Management, University of London

2007–2008 Fellowship in Upper GI minimally Invasive Surgery, Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK

2009-present Consultant General Surgeon, Desio Hospital, ASST Monza

Speaker Abstract(s): S56

Nienke de Glas

Department of internal medicine, Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, Hilversum/Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nienke de Glas (1987) is a Medical Doctor and clinical epidemiologist. In 2015, she completed her PhD Cum Laude (with

honors) at Leiden University Medical Center. Her research focuses on improving breast cancer care in older women. She

has presented her work at several Dutch and international conferences such as the annual meetings of the International

Society for Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), ECCO, and the EBCC. Currently, she is working as a resident in internal medicine

at the Amsterdam Medical Center. In 2013, Nienke co-initiated the Young SIOG working group, of which she is now chair.

Jean-Pierre Droz

Centre Léon-Bérard


Environment and Cancer Research Unit





Jean-Pierre Droz

obtained his M.D. degree in 1975 at the Paris-VI University School of Medicine, and his Ph.D. at the

Lyon-I Claude-Bernard University. He was formerly Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Institut Gustave-

Roussy in Villejuif and thereafter Chairman of the Department of Medical Oncology, Director of Teaching Program at

the Centre Léon-Bérard in Lyon and Professor of Medical Oncology at the Claude-Bernard-Lyon1 University. Since

September 2008 he is Emeritus Professor at the Claude-Bernard-Lyon1 University, Lyon-Est School of Medicine, and

Scientific Consultant at the Centre Léon-Bérard. Since January 2010 he is attending physician of medical oncology at

the University Hospital in Cayenne (French Guiana) and is teaching at the French Guiana and West Indies University

Medical School. His major subjects of clinical research are: Genito-Urinary tumours, mainly Germ-Cell Tumours and

Prostate Cancer, Geriatric Oncology and Endocrine Tumours medical treatment. He was the chairman of the Genito-

Urinary Tumour Group (GETUG) of the French Comprehensive Cancer Centre Network (1994–1999). He is past-

president of the SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology). He served as member of the Geriatric Oncology

Board and president of Rare Cancer Program Task Force of the French National Cancer Institute. He has managed