Dr. Joan Carles Galceran

  • Joan Carles GalceranDr. 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.