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Jean-Yves Pierga's Biography

Jean-Yves Pierga, Professor, Institut Curie

Prof. Jean-Yves Pierga is Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology at Paris Descartes University since 2005. He is a full time medical oncologist at the Institut Curie, Paris Cancer Center. His main research interests are breast cancer treatments, early clinical trials and translational research. Pr Pierga trained as a medical oncologist and obtained a Silver medal from Paris Medical School in 1994. His PhD thesis focused on disseminated tumor cells detection and characterization in breast cancer patients (2003, Paris University XI; Thesis Director: Dr Jean-Paul Thiery). After a post-doctoral fellowship in 2004 at the Royal Marsden London in the Breast Cancer Unit of Pr IE Smith and the Academic Biochemistry Department of Pr M. Dowsett, Pr. Pierga became head of the Day-clinic at the Institut Curie until 2007. He is currently Head of the research program on disseminated and circulating tumor cells at the Institut Curie since 2010. He has contributed to over 120 peer-reviewed publications. He is member of Société Française de Cancérologie (SFC), European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Breast Cancer Group of the EORTC.

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Clinical Use and Development of CTCs in Breast Cancer

Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 14:15

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Detection and characterization of CTC in localized and metastatic breast cancer could be use to assess prognostic, monitor treatment and adapt targeted therapies.

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