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Peeter Karihtala

Research Director

Professor

HUS Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical Trial Unit

Education

Doctor of Medicine 2006, Specialist in Oncology and Radiotherapy 2012, Associate professor (Docent) in Experimental Oncology 2013, Special Competence in Medical Education 2017.

Research: Breast cancer and treatment of breast cancer, translational and epidemiological cancer studies. Published more than 100 scientific articles in international publications with a wide range of discussions on cancers. So far, supervision of eight doctoral dissertations.

Specialities

Cancers, treatment of breast cancer, cancer research.

Languages
English, Finnish
Positions of responsibility

Member of the Board of the Finnish Breast Cancer Group, Member of the Board of the Foundation for the Finnish Cancer Institute, editorial board of several international scientific publications, active member and also Finland’s liaison with the European Society for Medical Oncology ESMA.