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Dr Jørn Herrstedt - Editorial Board Member

Professor in Clinical Oncology at the University of Southern Denmark

Senior Consultant at the Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital (OUH), Denmark

Jørn Herrstedt, MD, DMSci, is Professor in Clinical Oncology at the University of Southern Denmark and Senior Consultant at the Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital (OUH), Denmark. He is Head of Research in Oncology and of the Clinical Research Unit at the Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital. Dr. Herrstedt obtained his MD at the University of Copenhagen in 1983. He is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine (1997) and trained in Medical Oncology and defended his doctorial thesis: “Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting with special emphasis on metopimazine” at the University of Copenhagen in 1998. His primary research interests include supportive care, gynaecological oncology and cancer in the elderly and he has been PI on several international trials.
He has 100+ publications in journals such as New England Journal of Medicine, British Medical Journal, Lancet Oncology, Nature Clinical Practice in Oncology, Journal of Oncology and Annals of Oncology. 
Dr Herrstedt has been a member of 10+ international Scientific Committees (MASCC, ESMO, ECCO) and given 60+ international invited oral presentations. Dr. Herrstedt was Board member (1999-2011) and President (2008-2010) of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer and is currently Board member of the Nordic Society of Gynecologic Oncology (NSGO) and chair of the ESMO Faculty on Supportive and Palliative Care (2012-2014). He is associated Editor-in-Chief for Supportive Care in Cancer.

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