Chairman of Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG)
Gustavo Werutsky, MD, PhD is the Chairman of Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG). He is a Medical Oncologist of the Breast Cancer Program, Hospital Moinhos de Vento and Investigator of the Oncology Research Centre at Hospital São Lucas PUCRS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is the member representative of LACOG at the Breast International Group (BIG), Belgium, member of the SWOG Latin America Initiative (SLAI) and SWOG Breast Cancer Committee and member of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Breast Cancer Steering Committee. Dr Werutsky is former medical research fellow at the EORTC, past fellow of the Flims workshop on cancer research (EORTC – NCI – AACR), Flims, Switzerland and of the ESMO translational research unit visit, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Graduated in Medicine at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (2003), specialization in Internal Medicine (2006) and Medical Oncology (2008) at Hospital São Lucas PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil and PhD (2021) in Medicine at Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. Areas of interest are breast cancer research, collaborative groups, drug development and methods in clinical trials.