Andreas Charalambous

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President, European Cancer Organisation

Andreas Charalambous, BSc, MSc, PGCert (Research), PhD (Oncology Nursing), started his nursing career in 1995. He obtained his BSc in Nursing Science in 1999 by the Northumbria University (U.K), his MSc (Nursing Science) in 2002 and his PhD (Oncology Nursing) in 2008 from Middlesex University (UK). He has a proven track in academia since 2004. Ηe is the Vice-Chair of the Nursing Department at the Cyprus University of Technology where he works as an Associate Professor of Oncology and Palliative Care and he also holds the position of an Adjunct Professor at University of Turku (Finland). He is the founder and Past-President of the Cyprus Oncology Nursing Society, Past-President of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) and President of the European Cancer Organisation. He is also the Founder of the Cancer Nursing Fund ( He is involved in National and International research programs (HORIZON2020, ERASMUS+, COST) in various fields of cancer care. Examples of externally funded projects include: PI in the ERASMUS+ project PROLEPSIS (, SAVE ( and PI (Cyprus team) in the ERAMUS+ project HERO ( and eLILY (, PI (Cyprus team) in the HORIZON project INCISIVE (

He has published over 150 National and International publications in esteem journals. H-index 30 and i10-index 58.

Updated: November 2022