Biography

Dr. Jaak Janssens

Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Oncology

Belgium

44 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties:

Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Oncology

Subspecialties:

Procedures performed:

Work Experience

Professor

Maastricht University

Maastricht, the Netherlands

from

Professor

University of Hasselt

Hasselt, Belgium

from

Professor

University of Limburg

Maastricht, the Netherlands

from

Medical Advisor

Health Care Industry

from 2020

CEO

Bioncise

from 2017

Private Oncology Consultant

Hasselt, Belgium.

from 2017

President

European Cancer Prevention Organization

from 2004

Advisor

Royal Doctors and Docspert

Belgium.

from 2015

Oncologist

Oncologic Center of Limburg

Genk, Belgium.

1983 - 2017

Invited consultant

Cancer Immuno-Biology Laboratory

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA.

1995 - 1997

Member of the Directory Group

Flemish Advising Commission for Cancer Prevention

Belgium.

1992 - 1996

Investigator

Dr. L. Willems Institute, Hasselt University

Hasselt, Belgium.

1988 - 1996

Chairman of the board of directors of Dreiländertreffen

Hasselt University

Hasselt, Belgium.

1993 - 1995

Resident and consultant

Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Catholic University of Leuven

Leuven, Belgium.

1983 - 1990

Investigator

Department of Biochemistry, Catholic University of Leuven

Leuven, Belgium.

1974 - 1988

Medical Coordinator

Hallo Cancer, Belgian Work against Cancer

Leuven, Belgium.

1984 - 1988

Scientific consultant

Department of Science and Education, Belgian Radio and Television

Leuven, Belgium.

1984 - 1986

Scientific Research Program

Foundation of Medical Scientific Research

Leuven, Belgium.

1974 - 1984

Internship

Department of Oncology, Catholic University of Leuven

Leuven, Belgium.

1978 - 1983

Biography

Dr. Janssens's main clinical work is in oncology primarily in the field of gynecological oncology. The research work is mainly on breast cancer molecular biology, lifestyle factors in children related to breast cancer, and new tissue acquisition tools for soft tissues.

Since 2004 Dr. Janssens is the president of the European Cancer Prevention Organization, editor of the European Journal of Cancer Prevention, author of about 200 peer-reviewed publications mainly in the field of breast cancer, and owner of 7 medical products and devices related patents. In 2017, Dr. Janssens founded private oncology care in Hasselt and became a member of “Royal Doctors” and “Docspert”, advisory bureaus for cancer patients.

Education

Professor Honoris Causa (Univ. Lapaz – Bolivia)

2018

Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2002

Aggregation for The Higher Education in Oncology

1985

Specialist in Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology

1983

Henri-Mondor University Hospital

1983

Colloquium Doctum as a part in the aggregation for higher education

1982

University of Texas at San Antonio

1981

University of Texas at Houston

1981

University of Chicago at Champaign

1980

ECFMG Certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)

1979

MD, Catholic University of Leuven

1978

Catholic University of Nijmegen

1977

Awards

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Affiliations

American Association for Cancer Research

American Society for Clinical Oncology

European Society of Medical Oncology

Royal Society of Medicine (London)

European Society of Radiology

League of Women against Cancer

Federation against Cancer

Publications

200+ national and international scientific publications mainly in the field of breast cancer

Owner of 7 running patents