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European Oncology & Haematology acknowledges the financial assistance of the following companies in the publication of this edition: Evolife Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline, Ipsogen and Merck Serono.


Volume 7 • Issue 1 • Spring 2011 Matti S Aapro


Jan Foubert


Clinique de Genolier Mutlu Arat


Ankara University


Ahmad Awada Jules Bordet Institute


Michele Baccarani ‘L and A Seràgnoli’, S Orsala Malpighi University Hospital


Erik Berntorp Malmö University Hospital


Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale Oslo University Hospital


Angelo Michele Carella San Martino University


Enric Carreras Hospital Clinic of Barcelona


Julio Celis Danish Cancer Society


Dominique Charron Denis Diderit University of Paris VII


Klaus-Michael Debatin University of Ulm


Gerry Dolan


University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre


Alexander MM Eggermont Erasmus University Rotterdam


Dean A Fennell Queen's University Belfast


Willem E Fibbe Leiden University


Robin Foa ‘La Sapienza’


University of Rome Erasmushogeschool


Brenda ES Gibson Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow


Leonard Girnita Karolinska Institute


Gerald Gitsch


University of Freiburg Agnes Glaus


Tumour and Breast Centre ZeTup, St Gallen


Elaine Gluckman Hospital Saint-Louis


John M Goldman Imperial College London


Steven M Grunberg The University of Vermont


Jean-Luc Harousseau University of Nantes


Shai Izraeli Tel Aviv University


Pagona Lagiou University of Athens Yuer-Hur Lai


National Taiwan University


Bernhard Lämmle Inselspital


Per Ljungman Karolinska Institute


Bob Löwenberg Erasmus University Rotterdam


Pier Mannuccio Mannucci Maggiore Policlinico Hospital


Sebastiano Mercadante La Maddalena Cancer Centre


Emili Montserrat University of Barcelona


Editorial Board


Peter Naredi Umea University


Luigi D Notarangelo Children’s Hospital, Boston


Rob Pieters


Erasmus University Rotterdam


Ulrik Ringborg Karolinska Institute


Cynthia N Rittenberg Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer


Fausto Roila Terni Hospital


Gilles Salles University of Lyon


John Smythe University of Edinburgh


Gerard Socié Hospital Saint Louis Cora Sternberg


San Camillo Forlanini Hospital Roger Stupp


Lausanne University Hospital


Swee Lay Thein Kings College London


Catherine Verfaillie Catholic University of Leuven


Anders Waage


University Hospital Trondheim David G Warr


University of Toronto Ulrich Wedding


Robert Bosch Foundation


David G Zaridze Russian Academy of Medical Sciences


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