Are you interested in being:

  1. National Coordinator (NC) for your country? Please read Protocol below and then send your CV with your CTN experience and the number of centre you think you can recruit in your country to If we do not have an NC for your country and you have previously participated in ESAIC CTN studies, we will contact you soon.

We will then advise you of the benefits and commitments of being an NC via email. Please note that all NCs and PIs will be authors of publications arising from ENCORE as discussed in details in the protocol, section 9.1.

  1. Primary Investigator for your hospital: Please read Protocol and CRF below so you have an idea of the work involved. If you would like to participate, please fill out the “call for centre form” and you will be registered. You will then receive more information from the NC regarding your role in the project.

NB. Details regarding authorship from one or several publications resulting from ENCORE are written in details in the Protocol

National Coordinator list



National PI

Institution and City

Australia Dr. Julia Dubowitz Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Austria Dr. Peter Paal St. John of God hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
Canada Dr. Stuart McCluskey Toronto General Hospital
Denmark Dr. Rune Petring Hasselager Center for Surgical Science, Zealand University Hospital, Denmark
Egypt Dr. Moataz M. Emara Mansoura University Hospital, Egypt.
Finland Dr. Hanna Vihervaara Turun yliopistollinen keskussairaala, Turku
France Prof.
Helene Beloeil
Lucillia Bezu
CHU Rennes
Gustave Roussy Cancer Center
Germany Prof. Maria Wittmann University Hospital Bonn
Greece Dr. Eleni Koraki General Hospital of Thessaloniki G. Papanikolaou
India Dr. Jyotsna Goswami Tata Medical Center Kolkata
Italy Prof. Savino Spadaro University of Ferrara
Libya Dr. Muhammed Elhadi Faculty Medicine University of Tripoli
Malaysia Dr. Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Morocco Dr. Abdelilah Ghannam National Institute of Oncology of Rabat
Netherlands Prof. Markus Hollmann Amsterdam UMC
North Macedonia Dr. Filip Naumovski University Clinical Center “Mother Theresa”, Skopje
Norway Dr. Ib Jammer Haukeland University Hospital
Portugal Dr. Ana Almeida University Hospital Center in Coimbra
Russia Prof. Igor Zabolotskikh Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar, Russia.
Saudi Arabia Dr. Abdullah Abolkhair King Faisal Specialist Hospital and research Center Riyadh
Spain Dr.
Oscar Diaz Cambronero
Irene Leon Carsi
Hospital Universitari la Fe, Valencia
Sudan Dr. Hytham K. S. Hamid East Nile (Sharg Alneel) Hospital
Sweden Dr. Anil Gupta Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
Turkey Prof. Kemal Tolga Saracoglu Prof Hospital Istanbul
Ukraine Dr. Yelyzaveta Plechysta medical network «DOBROBUT» Kiev
USA Dr. Luis Tollinche Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center