Andrés Poveda Velasco

Andrés Poveda Velasco

Idiomas: English, German, Italian and Spanish

His clinical experience and research focusses ongynaecological cancer and sarcomas. His areas of specialisation are ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, cervical cancer and other gynaecological cancers, as well as soft tissue sarcomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST). He is currently the Medical Coordinator at the Gynaecological Oncology Clinical Area at the Valencian Oncology Institute and gynaecological cancer and sarcomas area manager a the Medical Oncology department of the same institution.

He is actively involved in clinical trials, with special participation in gynaecological cancers and sarcomas. He regularly works with several Spanish and international cooperative groups (Geico, Geis, STSB-EORTC, GCIG, etc.) and is the principal investigator of several research protocols.

He is a founding member of the Spanish Ovarian Cancer Research Group (GEICO) and was Chair until 2013. He is also a founding member of the Spanish Sarcomas Research Group (GEIS); he sits on Executive Board of both groups. He is a member of the Gynecological Cancer InterGroup's directors committee (GCIG) and is currently the Chair.

He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). He is also a member of ESMO's gynaecological cancer professors' group and was Chair from 2010 to 2014.