European Cancer Organisation

Bertrand Tombal

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. Professor Tombal is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium. He is the current chairman of the Clinical Trial Division of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), the leading European academic research organisation in the field of cancer.


Professor Tombal’s primary clinical interest is the treatment of advanced stages of prostate cancer, and particularly hormonal treatment and development of new biological agents. In addition, Professor Tombal has authored many published papers, books, and book chapters. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences and has been the recipient of various awards for his research in the field of urology, including the European Association of Urology thesis award, which he received in 2003. Professor Tombal is also a member of the Skeletal Care Academy, and member of the Scientific Office of European Association of Urology.



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