Clinic de Genolier Genolier

Department of Oncology (205)

Matti Aapro

Dr. med.

Matti Aapro

Specialized in: oncology

About the department

Oncology at the Clinique de Genolier is represented by the best oncologists and other medical specialists.

The following procedures and services are always available under one roof:

  • EMC Kapital Gesundheit: prevention and early detection of malignant tumors,
  • medical oncology
  • haemato-oncology,
  • radiotherapy
  • oncology surgery
  • radiology: provides all necessary measures for accurate diagnosis and subsequent comprehensive treatment
  • complex treatment, psychological support and reconstructive surgery, which together make the cancer treatment most effective.


Clinique de Genolier is also a branch of the world's largest cancer - Memorial Cancer Center Sloan-Kettering in New York. The use of Medical Imaging-System enables Swiss doctors to exchange opinions with the best specialists of the Institute on-line that allows establishing a more accurate diagnosis.


Curriculum vitae

Dr. Matti Aapro received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland. He was a fellow at the Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson and was the founding chair of the Medical and Radiation Therapy Department at the European Institute of Oncology in Milano.

He is presently Dean of the Multidisciplinary Oncology Institute, Genolier, Switzerland. Dr. Aapro serves as Executive Director of the International Society for Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). He was member of the Board of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). Dr. Aapro is past-President of the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC).

Dr. Aapro chaired the scientific and organizing committeesof UICC’s World Cancer Congress of 2008 and continues to serve UICC for the WCC in China in 2010. He was member of the ECCO/ESMO 2009 ScientificCommittee. He coordinates the SPCC programme of the European School of Oncology. Dr. Aapro is Editor-in-Chief of Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, as well as Associate Editor of Annals of Oncology, Associate Editor for the geriatric section of the Oncologist and member of the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Oncology (breast section). He has authored more than 250 publications and his major interests are new drug development, breast cancer, cancer in the elderly, and supportive care.


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