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Professor D. Cristina Stefan

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Prof Stefan has completed oncology and pediatrics fellowships and masters. She completed a masters in cancer epidemiology and  a PhD in education a few years later. She was a fellow at St Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital and received a fellowship in cancer prevention and control at NCI. She was also a fellow of cancer registration and epidemiology program at IARC in Lyon where she was invited to teach about cancer in developing countries.

Professor Stefan has published 1 book (2 others in press), 9 chapters in books, a number of articles. She has also been involved in many clinical trials. She is active internationally in the field of cancer registration, continuous education of cancer specialists, cancer control guidelines, twinning and research activities in 18 African countries. She speaks French fluently and understands Portuguese.  Prof Stefan had the first initiative in the world to introduce a “twinning” concept between 2 African countries (South Africa and Namibia) and is showing success.

Prof Stefan is the AORTIC vice-president for Southern Africa, founder of the African Cancer Institute, chair and founder of African Cancer Economics Network, chair of AORTIC pediatric oncology and co-chair research committee.

She is currently the vice president of the South African Medical Research Council.

Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation