Professor Raphael Catane

      

Professor Raphael Catane

Associate Editor:  Raphael Catane

Residency in Medical Oncology at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem and further training in Roswel Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. and at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH at Bethesda, Md, U.S.A. In 2001 Raphael Catane  became head of the largest cancer center in Israel, at Sheba Cancer Center in Tel-Hashomer (Near Tel-Aviv), and was nominated as Clinical Professor of Oncology in Tel-Aviv University , now Professor Emeritus. His clinical Interests are: Management of solid tumors, breast cancer genetics, Immunotherapy, drug development and palliative care. His achievements include:  Participation in the development of new anticancer agents.  Founder of the ESMO Palliative Care Working Group and the Designated Cancer Centers program, for integration of Palliative Care.