Dr. Joan Carles Galceran graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona in 1987.
Ph.D., with cum laude, in 1992 from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Performed his residency in Medical Oncology at the Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol in Badalona.
He completed his studies by obtaining the European Certificate in Medical Oncology in Vienna in November 1996.
After completing residency, he joined the Medical Oncology Service of the Hospital de Terrassa (from June 1991 to April 1992).
He later joined the Medical Oncology Service of the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona until September 2008.
From this date he joined the Department of Oncology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron as Unit Coordinator genitourinary, central nervous system, sarcomas and Origin unknown.
Dr. Joan Carles Galceran is co-founder and secretary of the Spanish Group of Tumors Treatment Genito-Urinary (SOGUG), member of the Spanish Group of Head and Neck Tumors (CTT) and the Spanish Group for Sarcoma Research (GEIS).
He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona since 1995 and head of the Medical Oncology elective.
Dr. Joan Carles has published more than 70 refereed articles and over 100 conference papers and book chapters.
His areas of interest are clinical oncology genitourinary sarcomas and early clinical and translational research in the field of genetic polymorphisms and angiogenesis, among others, as targets in cancer therapy.
Directs national multicenter trials of new drugs in the treatment of prostate cancer, kidney and bladder.
Member of the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
European Association for Medical Oncology (ESMO).
Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM).
Participates as an expert advisor in the preparation and development of CatSalut Oncoguies of the Generalitat de Catalunya.