The Childhood Cancer Registry has three committees: Steering board, Scientific advisory board, Clinical advisory board.
The Steering board is the lead body of the Childhood Cancer Registry, with the task of supervising and supporting registration activity.
Prof. Roland A. Ammann, President SPOG
Prof. Nicolas von der Weid, President Childhood Cancer Switzerland
Prof. Marc Ansari, SPOG representative, Romandy
Prof. Marcel Zwahlen, Deputy Director ISPM
Prof. Claudia Kühni, 1st Co-Director ChCR
Dr. Verena Pfeiffer, 2nd Co-Director ChCR
Scientific advisory board
The Scientific advisory board advises the registry on scientific matters.
Prof. Matthias Egger, epidemiology expert
Prof. Felix Niggli, paed. haematology/oncology expert
Dr. Raffaele Renella, paed. haematology/oncology expert
Dr. Peter Kaatsch, childhood/adolescent cancer registration expert, Germany
Dr. Jacqueline Clavel, childhood/adolescent cancer registration expert, France
Prof. Gisela Michel, cancer follow-up care, childhood/adolescent psycho-oncology expert
Prof. Adrian Ochsenbein, adult oncology expert
Clinical advisory board
The Clinical advisory board advises the registry on medical matters.
The SPOG research council acts as the Clinical advisory board. The research council comprises the following members, as set out in the SPOG articles of association:
- 2 representatives from each university or equivalent paediatric oncology centre
- 1 representative from each children’s hospital
- 1 representative from the Childhood Cancer Registry (ChCR)
- 1 representative from each of the medical societies
- 1 representative of the clinical research coordinators